

1. 
What is the first step in the 4step plan to solve problems? 


A. 
Explore 
B. 
Solve 


C. 
Examine 
D. 
Plan 


Hint 


2. 
Evaluate 2(15 – 6) – 3 · 6. 


A. 
6 
B. 
36 


C. 
0 
D. 
–18 


Hint 


3. 
Evaluate (17 + 15) ÷ (5 – 1). 


A. 
32 
B. 
4 


C. 
19 
D. 
8 


Hint 


4. 
Evaluate if a = 9, b = 6 and c = 3. 


A. 
9 
B. 
5 


C. 
11 
D. 
15 


Hint 


5. 
Write 2^{4} as a product. 


A. 
2 + 2 + 2 + 2 
B. 
4 · 4 


C. 
2 · 2 · 2 · 2 
D. 
4 + 4 


Hint 


6. 
Evaluate 3 · 4 + 6^{2} 


A. 
76 
B. 
24 


C. 
48 
D. 
103 


Hint 


7. 
Solve 


A. 
24 
B. 
3 


C. 
4 
D. 
16 


Hint 


8. 
3.5 g = ______mg 


A. 
0.0035 
B. 
3,500 


C. 
350 
D. 
0.35 


Hint 


9. 
Anna lives in San Francisco, and she has a business partner in Washington, D.C. Sometimes she flies to Washington for meetings; San Francisco and Washington, D.C., are 2438 miles apart. In August, Anna flies to Washington and back twice. What is a good estimate of the number of miles she has flown in August? 


A. 
1000 miles 
B. 
10000 miles 


C. 
2500 miles 
D. 
5000 miles 


Hint 


10. 
Mrs. Harker is one of 20 teachers at Springfield Middle School. She has 21 students in her class. About how many students probably attend Springfield Middle School? 


A. 
220 
B. 
41 


C. 
200 
D. 
400 


Hint 


11. 
Name the operation that should be done first in the expression 9 × (7 – 3) ÷ 2. 


A. 
division 
B. 
addition 


C. 
multiplication 
D. 
subtraction 


Hint 


12. 
Evaluate 3 × 5 + 12 ÷ 3. 


A. 
9 
B. 
27 


C. 
11 
D. 
19 


Hint 


13. 
Evaluate x + 5y if x = 12 and y = 9. 


A. 
57 
B. 
153 


C. 
71 
D. 
47 


Hint 


14. 
Solve m  5 = 9. 


A. 
13 
B. 
12 


C. 
14 
D. 
15 


Hint 


15. 
2.3598 kL = ______ L 


A. 
0.0023598 
B. 
235.98 


C. 
2,359.80 
D. 
23598 


Hint 


16. 
Which symbol makes the following statement true? 1.55 × 10^{4} ______ 15,000 


A. 
< 
B. 



C. 
> 
D. 
= 


Hint 


17. 
Find the next term in the sequence 81, 27, 9, 3, … 


A. 
3 
B. 
1 


C. 
6 
D. 
9 


Hint 


18. 
Evaluate j  k if j = 10 and k = 2. 


A. 
5 
B. 
20 


C. 
12 
D. 
8 


Hint 


19. 
Graph the solution of 3b = 33 on a number line. 


A. 

B. 



C. 

D. 



Hint 


20. 
Graph the solution of 18 = on a number line. 


A. 

B. 



C. 

D. 



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