

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


A. 
Plan 
B. 
Examine 


C. 
Solve 
D. 
Explore 


Hint 


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


A. 
Examine 
B. 
Solve 


C. 
Plan 
D. 
Explore 


Hint 


3. 
Evaluate (17 + 15) ÷ (5 – 1). 


A. 
8 
B. 
19 


C. 
32 
D. 
4 


Hint 


4. 
Evaluate if a = 9, b = 6 and c = 3. 


A. 
11 
B. 
5 


C. 
9 
D. 
15 


Hint 


5. 
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. 
1 mile 
B. 
15 miles 


C. 
3 miles 
D. 
10 miles 


Hint 


6. 
Solve 5 + y = 11. 


A. 
2 
B. 
16 


C. 
6 
D. 
7 


Hint 


7. 
On how many days was the temperature at least 71 degrees? 





A. 
2 
B. 
3 


C. 
1 
D. 
5 


Hint 


8. 
What is the difference between the highest and the lowest values? 





A. 
84 
B. 
80 


C. 
75 
D. 
100 


Hint 


9. 
Which statistic reveals the least about the increase in the following average gasoline prices for seven consecutive weeks? $1.05, $1.05, $1.05, $1.55, $1.65, $1.75, $2.00 


A. 
mode 
B. 
mean 


C. 
range 
D. 
median 


Hint 


10. 
Find the next term in the sequence 3, 9, 15, 21, … 


A. 
27 
B. 
25 


C. 
63 
D. 
36 


Hint 


11. 
What is the range of the data 69, 72, 121, 81, 98? 


A. 
50 
B. 
52 


C. 
53 
D. 
40 


Hint 


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





A. 

B. 



C. 

D. 



Hint 


13. 
Find the interquartile range of the data. 





A. 
10 
B. 
17 


C. 
5 
D. 
7 


Hint 


14. 
If you have taken five English tests this quarter and received scores of 72, 72, 93, 94, and 95, what misleading statistic could you use to make your grades look better than they are? 


A. 
range 
B. 
mean 


C. 
mode 
D. 
median 


Hint 


15. 
Find the next term in the sequence 1, 6, 36, 216, 


A. 
7776 
B. 
222 


C. 
1296 
D. 
1944 


Hint 


16. 
The after school club purchased five basketballs, six soccer balls, and three volleyballs. How much did the club spend if a basketball costs $14.95, a soccer ball costs $19.99, and a volleyball costs $12? 


A. 
$225.65 
B. 
$230.69 


C. 
$206.72 
D. 
$216.80 


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17. 
The table shows how much time Eva spent in a music chat room on the Internet during the week. Which expression cannot be used to find the total number of hours she spent in the chat room? 





A. 
1.5 + 1.5 + 1.5 + 1 + 1 + 2 


B. 
3 × 1.5 + 2 × 1 + 2 


C. 
3(1.5) + 2(1) + 2 


D. 
5(1.5 + 1) + 2 


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18. 
On a full flight from San Antonio to Los Angeles 28 people sat in first class. If 130 were on the flight, how many people sat in coach? 


A. 
158 
B. 
108 


C. 
112 
D. 
102 


Hint 


19. 
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^{5} sq mi 
B. 
3.5 × 10^{4} sq mi 


C. 
3.5 × 10^{6} sq mi 
D. 
3.5 × 10^{3} sq mi 


Hint 


20. 
The scatter plot shows the number of students per computer in U.S. public schools. Describe the trend shown in the graph. 





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


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


C. 
The number of students per computer is increasing. 


D. 
The number of students per computer is decreasing. 


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