1.   What is the third step in the 4-step plan to solve problems?
    A. Solve B. Examine
    C. Explore D. Plan
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  2.   Evaluate 3 · 4 + 62
    A. 76 B. 24
    C. 103 D. 48
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  3.   Write 3,465 in scientific notation.
    A. 0.3465×104 B. 3.465×103
    C. 34.65×102 D. 346.5×10
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  4.   On how many days was the temperature at least 71 degrees?
   
    A. 5 B. 2
    C. 1 D. 3
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  5.   What is the upper extreme for the quiz scores?
   
    A. 20 B. 15
    C. 17 D. 3
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  6.   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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  7.   Which is not a reason that measures of central tendency for a set of data can be misleading?
    A. incomplete data B. outliers in the data
    C. too much data D. inaccurate data
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  8.   Evaluate ab + 8 if a = 4 and b = 7
    A. 36 B. 60
    C. 55 D. 28
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  9.   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 × 108 B. 2.99 × 109
    C. 3.00 × 109 D. 2.99 × 1010
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  10.   How many states in this group used at least 17 hundred trillion BTU's of energy?
   
    A. 9 B. 11
    C. 10 D. 12
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  11.   Which statistic gives the most meaningful information about what price you should expect to pay for a certain baseball bat if the following data are a set of prices at different stores for the bat. {10, 10, 10, 10, 10.50, 11, 12, 14, 18}.
    A. range B. mode
    C. median D. mean
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  12.   Find the solution of 62 + x = 75 if the value of x can be selected from the set {12, 13, 14, 15}.
    A. 15 B. 14
    C. 12 D. 13
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  13.   Find the next term in the sequence
81, 27, 9, 3,
    A. 1 B. 9
    C. 3 D. 6
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  14.   The prices of a shirt, before tax, in ten different department stores are as follows: $17.99, $21.99, $14.99, $13.99, $22.99, $21.99, $19.99, $17.99, $24.99, and $18.99. If you were to create a frequency table of this data, how many department stores would fall into the interval $20.00 to $21.99?
    A. 3 B. 1
    C. 4 D. 2
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  15.   Evaluate 16 + (9 - 4)10 - 4 · 5.
    A. 46 B. 190
    C. 35 D. 96
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  16.   Use the Distributive Property to find 3(13 + 5) written as an equivalent expression.
    A. 3(13) + 3(5) B. 3 + 13 + 3 + 5
    C. 3(18) D. 3 + 13 × 3 + 5
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  17.   Find the property that is shown by y + z = z + y.
    A. Associative Property of Addition. B. Identity Property of Addition
    C. Commutative Property of Addition D. Commutative Property of Multiplication
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  18.   Describe and identify the pattern in the sequence.
68, 85, 102, 119,
    A. ×1.5; geometric B. +17; arithmetic
    C. ×2; geometric D. +17; geometric
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  19.   Write 6.2 × 105 in standard form.
    A. 6,200,000 B. 62,000
    C. 62,000,000 D. 620,000
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  20.   Both bar graphs show the amount it costs to heat a two-story house during the winter. Which graph is misleading? Explain.
   
    A. Graph A; the months are not ordered from greatest to least cost.
    B. Graph A; there is no break in the vertical scale, the cost of heating the house in December and February are about the same.
    C. 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.
    D. Graph B; the months are not ordered from least to greatest cost.
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