

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


A. 
Explore 
B. 
Plan 


C. 
Solve 
D. 
Examine 


Hint 


2. 
The equation where d represents the distance in miles and t is the number of seconds between seeing lightening and hearing thunder, tells how far away a thunderstorm is. How far is it to a thunderstorm if you count 15 seconds between seeing the lightening and hearing the thunder? 


A. 
10 miles 
B. 
3 miles 


C. 
1 mile 
D. 
15 miles 


Hint 


3. 
Evaluate 3^{4}. 


A. 
81 
B. 
7 


C. 
64 
D. 
12 


Hint 


4. 
Solve 


A. 
16 
B. 
4 


C. 
24 
D. 
3 


Hint 


5. 
Write 3,465 in scientific notation. 


A. 
3.465×10^{3} 
B. 
346.5×10 


C. 
34.65×10^{2} 
D. 
0.3465×10^{4} 


Hint 


6. 
Which symbol makes the following statement true? 3.25 × 10^{3} ______ 325 


A. 
= 
B. 
< 


C. 

D. 
> 


Hint 


7. 
On how many days was the temperature below 76 degrees? 





A. 
2 
B. 
5 


C. 
6 
D. 
1 


Hint 


8. 
How many minutes would you have to exercise each day to have a resting heart rate of 60 beats per minute? 





A. 
60 minutes 
B. 
30 minutes 


C. 
10 minutes 
D. 
20 minutes 


Hint 


9. 
Find the mean of {3, 8, 10, 1, 25}. 


A. 
8 
B. 
1 


C. 
9.4 
D. 
9 


Hint 


10. 
Solve 3x = 36. 


A. 
14 
B. 
12 


C. 
6 
D. 
13 


Hint 


11. 
Solve m  5 = 9. 


A. 
12 
B. 
15 


C. 
14 
D. 
13 


Hint 


12. 
Which is the correct line plot for this information? 





A. 

B. 



C. 

D. 



Hint 


13. 
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. 
median 
B. 
mean 


C. 
range 
D. 
mode 


Hint 


14. 
Which of the following is a way in which statistics are made to be misleading? 


A. 
The actual data are shown, and you are allowed to figure out the measures of central tendency on your own. 
B. 
The scale is altered on a graph. 


C. 
All three measures of central tendency are presented. 
D. 
Outliers on data are brought up and their effects on the measures of central tendency are explained. 


Hint 


15. 
Express 64 in exponential form as a power of 4. 


A. 
2^{6} 
B. 
4^{5} 


C. 
4^{3} 
D. 
4^{4} 


Hint 


16. 
Evaluate j  k if j = 10 and k = 2. 


A. 
5 
B. 
12 


C. 
20 
D. 
8 


Hint 


17. 
Describe and identify the pattern in the sequence. 6, 7, 9, 12, 16, … 


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


C. 
+1; arithmetic 
D. 
Add 2 to the first term, add 4 to the second term, and so on; neither arithmetic nor geometric 


Hint 


18. 
The Used Car Store recently took an inventory of the remaining cars on their lot. The frequency table shows the results. Find how many cars were made in the 21st century. 





A. 
18 
B. 
33 


C. 
29 
D. 
15 


Hint 


19. 
The scatter plot shows the number of students per computer in U.S. public schools. Predict the number of students per computer in 2006. 





A. 
2 
B. 
8 


C. 
0 
D. 
5 


Hint 


20. 
The table shows the heights of U.S. Presidents. Which is a histogram of the data? 





A. 



B. 



C. 



D. 



Hint 


