

1. 
A graph is misleading if ______. 


A. 
it is a line graph with years labeled on the horizontal axis 
B. 
there are no labels on either scale 


C. 
it is a bar graph 
D. 
it has a title 


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2. 
You rode your bike 3 miles to school. After school, you rode 5 miles to the store and then 2 miles home. How many miles did you ride today? 


A. 
7 
B. 
5 


C. 
8 
D. 
10 


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3. 
What is the third step in the 4step plan to solve problems? 


A. 
Plan 
B. 
Examine 


C. 
Solve 
D. 
Explore 


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4. 
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. 
5 pounds 
B. 
7 pounds 


C. 
17 pounds 
D. 
12 pounds 


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5. 
The mean is the _______ of a set of numbers. 


A. 
most frequent 
B. 
arithmetic average 


C. 
highest number 
D. 
middle number 


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6. 
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 


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7. 
Find the absolute value of 17. 


A. 
18 
B. 



C. 
17 
D. 
17 


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8. 
Solve x = 6(7). 


A. 
13 
B. 
1 


C. 
42 
D. 
42 


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9. 
Find the mode of {2, 2, 3, 9, 7, 9, 3, 7, 3}. 


A. 
3 
B. 
2 


C. 
7 
D. 
5 


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10. 
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 


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11. 
Find the next term in the sequence 83, 92, 101, 110, … 


A. 
121 
B. 
119 


C. 
55 
D. 
111 


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12. 
Name the ordered pair for point P. 





A. 
(5, 2) 
B. 
(5, 2) 


C. 
(2, 5) 
D. 
(2, 5) 


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13. 
Evaluate p – q if p = 6 and q = 14. 


A. 
20 
B. 
20 


C. 
8 
D. 
8 


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14. 
Solve w = 6(3). 


A. 
9 
B. 
18 


C. 
18 
D. 
9 


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15. 
Solve z = 20 ÷ 10 


A. 
2 
B. 
10 


C. 
10 
D. 
2 


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16. 
Solve 84 ÷ 7 = q 


A. 
14 
B. 
12 


C. 
14 
D. 
12 


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17. 
Write 4^{5} as a product of the same factor. 


A. 
4 · 4 · 4 · 4 
B. 
4 · 4 · 4 · 4 · 4 


C. 
5 · 5 · 5 · 5 · 5 
D. 
5 · 5 · 5 · 5 


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18. 
Describe and identify the pattern in the sequence. 6, 7, 9, 12, 16, … 


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


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


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19. 
The table shows the scores of the University of Texas men’s basketball team during the 20022003 regular season. Make a stemandleafplot and use it to find the statement that best describes the data. 





A. 
The mode is 77 points scored. 
B. 
The majority of points scored were in the 80s. 


C. 
The data point 58 is an outlier. 
D. 
The majority of points scored were in the 70s. 


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20. 
Which frequency table matches the histogram below? 





A. 

B. 



C. 

D. 



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