1.   What is the second step in the 4-step plan to solve problems?
    A. Plan B. Solve
    C. Explore D. Examine
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  2.   Evaluate (6 3)2.
    A. 0 B. 1
    C. 6 D. 9
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  3.   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. 15 miles B. 10 miles
    C. 1 mile D. 3 miles
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  4.   Choose an appropriate scale for the data 31, 25, 37, 41, and 38.
    A. 31-38 B. 0-50
    C. 0-100 D. 25-41
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  5.   Find the mean of {3, 8, 10, 1, 25}.
    A. 9.4 B. 1
    C. 8 D. 9
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  6.   Find the absolute value of -17.
    A. 17 B.
    C. -18 D. -17
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  7.   Which symbol makes the sentence true? -6 ______ -8
    A. = B. >
    C. < D.
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  8.   Which symbol makes the sentence true? -10 _________ -3
    A. > B.
    C. = D. <
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  9.   Solve 7 + (-16) = x.
    A. -23 B. -9
    C. 9 D. 23
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  10.   Solve x = 6(-7).
    A. -42 B. 42
    C. -1 D. 13
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  11.   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. 5
    C. 10 D. 40
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  12.   Which symbol makes the following statement true?
1.55 × 104 ______ 15,000
    A. > B.
    C. = D. <
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  13.   How much money do you predict Classic Comics will make on the Internet in July?
   
    A. $110 B. $130
    C. $100 D. $120
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  14.   The median is the __________ of a set of numbers.
    A. middle number B. highest number
    C. most frequent number D. arithmetic average
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  15.   Find the absolute value of 0.
    A. 2 B. 0
    C. D. -1
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  16.   Evaluate rst if r = -3, s = 2, and t = -8.
    A. -48 B. 48
    C. -24 D. 24
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  17.   Solve t = 30 ÷ -6.
    A. -5 B. 24
    C. 5 D. -24
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  18.   Evaluate if k = -64, m = 2, and n = -4.
    A. 8 B. -16
    C. -8 D. 16
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  19.   The graphs below show the number of minutes spent on the phone. Which graph would you use to determine how many calls were between 6 and 20 minutes?
    A. B.
    C. D.
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  20.   Simplify -11 + d + (-15).
    A. 26 + (-d) B. 26 + d
    C. -26 + d D. -26 + (-d)
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