

1. 
Evaluate 27 ÷ 3 · 3 + 5. 


A. 
8 
B. 
72 


C. 
17 
D. 
32 


Hint 


2. 
Find the next term in the sequence 3, 9, 15, 21, … 


A. 
63 
B. 
25 


C. 
27 
D. 
36 


Hint 


3. 
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. 
20 
B. 
10 


C. 
40 
D. 
5 


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4. 
Solve f = . 


A. 
6 
B. 
2 


C. 
4 
D. 
3 


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5. 
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. 
3.00 × 10^{9} 


C. 
2.99 × 10^{9} 
D. 
2.99 × 10^{10} 


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6. 
What is the least energy used by any of these states (in hundred trillion BTU's)? 





A. 
7 
B. 
5 


C. 
4 
D. 
6 


Hint 


7. 
How many states in this group used at least 17 hundred trillion BTU's of energy? 





A. 
11 
B. 
12 


C. 
10 
D. 
9 


Hint 


8. 
Ben races motorcycles for fun. So far, his lap times, in seconds, are 32, 35, 33, and 32. What time must Ben get on his final lap for his average lap time to be 32.6? 


A. 
32.6 
B. 
32 


C. 
31 
D. 
33 


Hint 


9. 
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. 
mean 
D. 
median 


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10. 
An automobile dealer wants to sell a certain car for $20,000. If three other dealers in town are selling the same car for $15,000, $15,000, and $30,000, which measure of central should the car dealer use to describe this data to his customers? 


A. 
median 
B. 
mode 


C. 
mean 
D. 
range 


Hint 


11. 
Find the next term in the sequence 13, 19, 24, 28, … 


A. 
41 
B. 
31 


C. 
32 
D. 
33 


Hint 


12. 
Write 6^{3} as a product of the same factor. 


A. 
3 · 3 · 3 · 3 · 3 · 3 
B. 
6 · 6 · 6 


C. 
6 · 6 · 6 · 6 · 6 · 6 
D. 
3 · 3 · 3 


Hint 


13. 
Graph the solution of 18 = on a number line. 


A. 

B. 



C. 

D. 



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14. 
Mrs. Robinson bought each of her two daughters a red, white, and blue striped sweater. Her total came to $33.30. Find an equation that shows how much each sweater cost. Use s to represent of the cost of 1 sweater. 


A. 
2 + s = 33.3 
B. 
2s = 33.3 


C. 
= 33.3 
D. 
s  2 = 33.3 


Hint 


15. 
The Ride Away Bike Shop has 27 mountain bikes and 34 road bikes. Find the expression that represents the number of tires in the Ride Away Bike Shop. 


A. 
27 × 27 + 34 × 34 
B. 
2(27) × 2(34) 


C. 
2(27 + 34) 
D. 
34 + 27 


Hint 


16. 
Find the property that is shown by y + z = z + y. 


A. 
Commutative Property of Multiplication 
B. 
Associative Property of Addition. 


C. 
Commutative Property of Addition 
D. 
Identity Property of Addition 


Hint 


17. 
Michigan’s population is almost 10,000,000 people. Texas’ population is twice that of Michigan. About how many people live in Texas? 


A. 
2.0 × 10^{8} 
B. 
2.0 × 10^{6} 


C. 
2.0 × 10^{7} 
D. 
2.0 × 10^{9} 


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18. 
The Mojave Desert in southern California is 15,000 square miles. The Sahara Desert in northern Africa is about 233 times larger than the Mojave Desert. How big is the Sahara Desert? 


A. 
3.5 × 10^{3} sq mi 
B. 
3.5 × 10^{6} sq mi 


C. 
3.5 × 10^{4} sq mi 
D. 
3.5 × 10^{5} sq mi 


Hint 


19. 
Make a histogram to show the number of hours people in the survey sleep. 





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; 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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