

1. 
Find the solution of 72 + z = 84 if the value of z can be selected from the set {4, 8, 12, 16}. 


A. 
4 
B. 
8 


C. 
16 
D. 
12 


Hint 


2. 
What is the third step in the 4step plan to solve problems? 


A. 
Examine 
B. 
Explore 


C. 
Plan 
D. 
Solve 


Hint 


3. 
Which operation should be done first when evaluating 15 – 5 ÷ 3 + 2  1? 


A. 
subtraction 
B. 
addition 


C. 
division 
D. 
multiplication 


Hint 


4. 
Evaluate if a = 5, b = 6 and c = 3. 


A. 

B. 
30 


C. 
10 
D. 
3 


Hint 


5. 
The equation where d represents the distance in miles and t is the number of seconds between seeing lightening and hearing thunder, tells how far away a thunderstorm is. How far is it to a thunderstorm if you count 15 seconds between seeing the lightening and hearing the thunder? 


A. 
3 miles 
B. 
1 mile 


C. 
15 miles 
D. 
10 miles 


Hint 


6. 
Evaluate 3 · 4 + 6^{2} 


A. 
76 
B. 
24 


C. 
48 
D. 
103 


Hint 


7. 
Find the next term in the sequence 2, 6, 18, ... 


A. 
22 
B. 
38 


C. 
30 
D. 
54 


Hint 


8. 
Name the operation that should be done first in the expression 9 × (7 – 3) ÷ 2. 


A. 
subtraction 
B. 
multiplication 


C. 
addition 
D. 
division 


Hint 


9. 
In physics, the number measures the force of gravity between two objects when a and b each stand for the mass one of the objects and d stands for the distance between them. Find the force of gravity when a = 5, b = 8, and d = 2. 


A. 
5 
B. 
20 


C. 
40 
D. 
10 


Hint 


10. 
Solve m  5 = 9. 


A. 
15 
B. 
12 


C. 
13 
D. 
14 


Hint 


11. 
Find the next term in the sequence 15, 19, 23, 27, … 


A. 
29 
B. 
30 


C. 
81 
D. 
31 


Hint 


12. 
Find the next term in the sequence 1, 6, 36, 216, 


A. 
7776 
B. 
222 


C. 
1296 
D. 
1944 


Hint 


13. 
Find the next term in the sequence 13, 19, 24, 28, … 


A. 
33 
B. 
41 


C. 
31 
D. 
32 


Hint 


14. 
Write 4^{5} as a product of the same factor. 


A. 
5 · 5 · 5 · 5 
B. 
4 · 4 · 4 · 4 · 4 


C. 
4 · 4 · 4 · 4 
D. 
5 · 5 · 5 · 5 · 5 


Hint 


15. 
Evaluate 3^{7}. 


A. 
21 
B. 
5,034 


C. 
343 
D. 
2,187 


Hint 


16. 
Evaluate 12^{4}. 


A. 
20,736 
B. 
48 


C. 
18,491 
D. 
16,777,216 


Hint 


17. 
Graph the solution of 11 + y = 28 on a number line. 


A. 

B. 



C. 

D. 



Hint 


18. 
On a full flight from San Antonio to Los Angeles 28 people sat in first class. If 130 were on the flight, how many people sat in coach? 


A. 
158 
B. 
112 


C. 
108 
D. 
102 


Hint 


19. 
Rewrite a + (b + c) using the Associative Property. 


A. 
(a + b) + c 
B. 
(c + b) + a 


C. 
a + b + c + 0 
D. 
ab + ac 


Hint 


20. 
Choose the sequence that is arithmetic. 


A. 
17, 29, 41, 53, … 
B. 
5, 7, 12, 18, … 


C. 
4, 12, 36, 108, … 
D. 
1, 1, 2, 3, … 


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