

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


A. 
Plan 
B. 
Examine 


C. 
Solve 
D. 
Explore 


Hint 


2. 
Evaluate c + 5 if c = 3. 


A. 
3 
B. 
8 


C. 
5 
D. 
c + 3 


Hint 


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


A. 
9 
B. 
11 


C. 
5 
D. 
15 


Hint 


4. 
Solve 3x = 18. 


A. 
15 
B. 
21 


C. 
7 
D. 
6 


Hint 


5. 
Choose an appropriate scale for the data 31, 25, 37, 41, and 38. 


A. 
3138 
B. 
2541 


C. 
0100 
D. 
050 


Hint 


6. 
On how many days was the temperature at least 71 degrees? 





A. 
5 
B. 
1 


C. 
3 
D. 
2 


Hint 


7. 
Which interval has the most values? 





A. 
9099 
B. 
1019 


C. 
6069 
D. 
7079 


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8. 
Solve 3x = 36. 


A. 
13 
B. 
6 


C. 
14 
D. 
12 


Hint 


9. 
Solve m  5 = 9. 


A. 
14 
B. 
15 


C. 
13 
D. 
12 


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10. 
Solve f = . 


A. 
4 
B. 
6 


C. 
3 
D. 
2 


Hint 


11. 
The speed of light in a vacuum is exactly 299,792,458 meters per second. Write this number in scientific notation with the factor rounded to the hundredths place. 


A. 
3.00 × 10^{8} 
B. 
2.99 × 10^{10} 


C. 
3.00 × 10^{9} 
D. 
2.99 × 10^{9} 


Hint 


12. 
What is the least energy used by any of these states (in hundred trillion BTU's)? 





A. 
7 
B. 
5 


C. 
6 
D. 
4 


Hint 


13. 
In a set of data, if the interquartile range is 8, the upper quartile is at 17, what is the highest number that could be in the data without being an outlier? 


A. 
50 
B. 
52 


C. 
29 
D. 
30 


Hint 


14. 
Which statistic gives the most meaningful information about the central tendency of the data {23, 25, 26, 26, 27, 29, 29, 30, 450, 450, 450}? 


A. 
median 
B. 
mean 


C. 
mode 
D. 
range 


Hint 


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


A. 
81 
B. 
29 


C. 
31 
D. 
30 


Hint 


16. 
Find the next term in the sequence 1, 6, 36, 216, 


A. 
1944 
B. 
222 


C. 
7776 
D. 
1296 


Hint 


17. 
A steak dinner including filet mignon, a baked potato, and green beans costs $20. A slice of apple pie can be added for $6 more. How much would it cost a family of 5 to each have a steak dinner and apple pie? 


A. 
$26 
B. 
$130 


C. 
$106 
D. 
$50 


Hint 


18. 
Describe and identify the pattern in the sequence. 6, 7, 9, 12, 16, … 


A. 
+1; arithmetic 
B. 
Add 1 to the first term, add 2 to the second term, and so on; neither arithmetic nor geometric 


C. 
Add 2 to the first term, add 4 to the second term, and so on; neither arithmetic nor geometric 
D. 
×2; geometric 


Hint 


19. 
The table shows the scores of the University of Texas men’s basketball team during the 20022003 regular season. Make a stemandleafplot and use it to find the statement that best describes the data. 





A. 
The mode is 77 points scored. 
B. 
The majority of points scored were in the 80s. 


C. 
The data point 58 is an outlier. 
D. 
The majority of points scored were in the 70s. 


Hint 


20. 
Make a boxandwhisker plot of the duration of ten recent solar eclipses listed in the table. 





A. 



B. 



C. 



D. 



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