

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


A. 
Examine 
B. 
Plan 


C. 
Solve 
D. 
Explore 


Hint 


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


A. 
Examine 
B. 
Plan 


C. 
Explore 
D. 
Solve 


Hint 


3. 
Evaluate 3x + 2y if x = 3 and y = 7. 


A. 
5 
B. 
27 


C. 
23 
D. 
105 


Hint 


4. 
Evaluate if a = 5, b = 6 and c = 3. 


A. 
10 
B. 
30 


C. 
3 
D. 



Hint 


5. 
Evaluate 3 · 4 + 6^{2} 


A. 
76 
B. 
103 


C. 
48 
D. 
24 


Hint 


6. 
The following are scores on an English exam. The highest score possible is 100. Where is there a cluster? 





A. 
2030 
B. 
90100 


C. 
20100 
D. 
6075 


Hint 


7. 
Which is the correct boxandwhisker plot for the quiz scores? 





A. 



B. 



C. 



D. 



Hint 


8. 
Find the next term in the sequence 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, ... 


A. 
26 
B. 
20 


C. 
18 
D. 
21 


Hint 


9. 
Order the integers –5, 1, 6, 3, and 5 from least to greatest. 


A. 
–6, 5, 3, 1, 5 
B. 
–3, 5, 6, 1, 5 


C. 
–5, 6, 3, 1, 5 
D. 
5, 1, 3, 5, 6 


Hint 


10. 
Solve y = 7  (15). 


A. 
9 
B. 
105 


C. 
22 
D. 
8 


Hint 


11. 
Evaluate ab + 8 if a = 4 and b = 7 


A. 
36 
B. 
28 


C. 
55 
D. 
60 


Hint 


12. 
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. 
2.99 × 10^{10} 
B. 
3.00 × 10^{9} 


C. 
2.99 × 10^{9} 
D. 
3.00 × 10^{8} 


Hint 


13. 
How many states in this group used at least 17 hundred trillion BTU's of energy? 





A. 
12 
B. 
10 


C. 
11 
D. 
9 


Hint 


14. 
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. 
31 


C. 
32 
D. 
33 


Hint 


15. 
In what quadrant is point S. 





A. 
IV 
B. 
I 


C. 
II 
D. 
III 


Hint 


16. 
Evaluate 30 + s if s = 15. 


A. 
15 
B. 
45 


C. 
45 
D. 
15 


Hint 


17. 
Evaluate 12^{4}. 


A. 
20,736 
B. 
48 


C. 
16,777,216 
D. 
18,491 


Hint 


18. 
Which property represents 5 × (6 × 3) = (5 × 6) × 3? 


A. 
Associative Property of Addition. 
B. 
Distributive Property 


C. 
Associative Property of Multiplication. 
D. 
Commutative Property of Multiplication 


Hint 


19. 
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^{6} 
B. 
2.0 × 10^{9} 


C. 
2.0 × 10^{8} 
D. 
2.0 × 10^{7} 


Hint 


20. 
The line graph shows the average price of gas for one recent month in Austin, Texas. Why is the graph misleading? 





A. 
The vertical axis is not labeled. 


B. 
It shows that the highest price occurred at the beginning of the month and the lowest price occurred at the end of the month. 


C. 
The horizontal scale is missing the oddnumbered days. 


D. 
It shows that price of gas changed dramatically during the month. 


Hint 


