

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


A. 
12 
B. 
16 


C. 
4 
D. 
8 


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


A. 
Examine 
B. 
Solve 


C. 
Plan 
D. 
Explore 


Hint 


3. 
An infant weighs 7 pounds at birth. Assuming that she gains 1 pound every 2 weeks, how much will she weigh in 10 weeks? 


A. 
17 pounds 
B. 
5 pounds 


C. 
7 pounds 
D. 
12 pounds 


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4. 
Which operation should be done first when evaluating 15 – 5 ÷ 3 + 2  1? 


A. 
subtraction 
B. 
multiplication 


C. 
addition 
D. 
division 


Hint 


5. 
Evaluate 3^{4}. 


A. 
12 
B. 
64 


C. 
81 
D. 
7 


Hint 


6. 
Solve 5 + y = 11. 


A. 
2 
B. 
7 


C. 
6 
D. 
16 


Hint 


7. 
The perimeter of a square is 4 times the length of a side. Use the equation P = 4s to find the perimeter of a square whose side has a length of 6 inches. 


A. 
36 in. 
B. 
12 in. 


C. 
24 in. 
D. 
10 in. 


Hint 


8. 
Which symbol makes the following statement true? 3.25 × 10^{3} ______ 325 


A. 
= 
B. 
> 


C. 

D. 
< 


Hint 


9. 
The following are scores on an English exam. The highest score possible is 100. Which is the correct line plot? 





A. 



B. 



C. 



D. 



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10. 
What is the median for a set of quiz scores? 





A. 
15 
B. 
16 


C. 
13 
D. 
17 


Hint 


11. 
A realtor is examining data on average home prices in four separate neighborhoods for the past year. Which graph gives the most accurate representation of the home prices in a neighborhood? 


A. 



B. 



C. 



D. 



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12. 
How much money do you predict Classic Comics will make on the Internet in July? 





A. 
$110 
B. 
$120 


C. 
$130 
D. 
$100 


Hint 


13. 
Are there any clusters in this data? 





A. 
Yes, 58 and 1418. 
B. 
Yes, 1115. 


C. 
Yes, 520. 
D. 
No, there are no clusters. 


Hint 


14. 
How many states in this group used at least 17 hundred trillion BTU's of energy? 





A. 
9 
B. 
12 


C. 
11 
D. 
10 


Hint 


15. 
Find the interquartile range of the data. 





A. 
5 
B. 
7 


C. 
10 
D. 
17 


Hint 


16. 
Describe and identify the pattern in the sequence. 0.3, 0.6, 1.2, 2.4, … 


A. 
×2; geometric 
B. 
+0.3; arithmetic 


C. 
×0.2; geometric 
D. 
+2; arithmetic 


Hint 


17. 
The scatter plot shows the number of students per computer in U.S. public schools. Describe the trend shown in the graph. 





A. 
The number of students per computer is staying the same. 


B. 
The number of students per computer is decreasing. 


C. 
The number of students per computer is increasing. 


D. 
Their is no relationship between the number of students per computer and the years. 


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18. 
Make a boxandwhisker plot of the duration of ten recent solar eclipses listed in the table. 





A. 



B. 



C. 



D. 



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19. 
The graphs below show the number of minutes spent on the phone. Which graph would you use to compare the amount of minutes spent on the phone Tuesday and Friday? 


A. 

B. 



C. 

D. 



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20. 
Both bar graphs show the amount it costs to heat a twostory house during the winter. Which graph is misleading? Explain. 





A. 
Graph A; there is no break in the vertical scale, the cost of heating the house in December and February are about the same. 


B. 
Graph B; the months are not ordered from least to greatest cost. 


C. 
Graph A; the months are not ordered from greatest to least cost. 


D. 
Graph B; there is a break in the vertical scale, the cost of heating the house in January appears to be much greater than heating the house in November. 


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