1.   What is the last step in the 4-step plan to solve problems?
    A. Plan B. Explore
    C. Solve D. Examine
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  2.   An infant weighs 7 pounds at birth. Assuming that she gains 1 pound every 2 weeks, how much will she weigh in 10 weeks?
    A. 12 pounds B. 17 pounds
    C. 5 pounds D. 7 pounds
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  3.   Evaluate 27 ÷ 3 ·3 + 5.
    A. 8 B. 17
    C. 32 D. 72
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  4.   Evaluate if a = 9, b = 6 and c = 3.
    A. 11 B. 5
    C. 15 D. 9
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  5.   Which symbol makes the following statement true?
7,500 ______ 7.5 103
    A. B. <
    C. = D. >
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  6.   The following are scores on an English exam. The highest score possible is 100. Which is the correct line plot?
   
    A.
    B.
    C.
    D.
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  7.   Solve 65 (-5) = c.
    A. -60 B. -13
    C. 13 D. 60
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  8.   Solve f = .
    A. 6 B. 3
    C. 2 D. 4
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  9.   Write 45,870,320 in scientific notation.
    A. 45.87032 × 106 B. 45.87032 × 107
    C. 4.587032 × 107 D. 4.587032 × 108
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  10.   Are there any clusters in this data?
   
    A. Yes, 5-8 and 14-18. B. Yes, 11-15.
    C. No, there are no clusters. D. Yes, 5-20.
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  11.   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 B. 33
    C. 32.6 D. 31
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  12.   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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  13.   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. median D. mode
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  14.   Evaluate 37.
    A. 21 B. 5,034
    C. 343 D. 2,187
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  15.   Express 64 in exponential form as a power of 4.
    A. 26 B. 43
    C. 45 D. 44
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  16.   Graph the solution of 18 = on a number line.
    A. B.
    C. D.
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  17.   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. 34 + 27 B. 2(27 + 34)
    C. 27 × 27 + 34 × 34 D. 2(27) × 2(34)
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  18.   Describe and identify the pattern in the sequence.
68, 85, 102, 119,
    A. +17; geometric B. ×1.5; geometric
    C. +17; arithmetic D. ×2; geometric
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  19.   The line graph shows the average price of gas for one recent month in Austin, Texas. Why is the graph misleading?
   
    A. It shows that price of gas changed dramatically during the month.
    B. The horizontal scale is missing the odd-numbered days.
    C. The vertical axis is not labeled.
    D. It shows that the highest price occurred at the beginning of the month and the lowest price occurred at the end of the month.
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  20.   Simplify 16 + y + (-20).
    A. 4 + (-y) B. 4 + y
    C. y + (-4) D. y - 36
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