1.   What is the first step in the 4-step plan to solve problems?
    A. Examine B. Plan
    C. Explore D. Solve
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  2.   Which symbol makes the following statement true?
3.25 × 103 ______ 325
    A. > B.
    C. = D. <
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  3.   What is the difference between the highest and the lowest values?
   
    A. 75 B. 80
    C. 84 D. 100
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  4.   Which is not a reason that measures of central tendency for a set of data can be misleading?
    A. incomplete data B. outliers in the data
    C. inaccurate data D. too much data
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  5.   What is the next term in the sequence 1, 5, 25, 125, ?
    A. 225 B. 129
    C. 3,125 D. 625
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  6.   Which symbol makes the sentence true? -10 _________ -3
    A. = B. >
    C. D. <
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  7.   What inequality is represented by the graph?
   
    A. -9 = -3 B. 9 > 3
    C. -9 < -3 D. -9 > -3
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  8.   Evaluate 42 10
    A. 2 B. 26
    C. 6 D. 16
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  9.   Evaluate x2 + 2xy + y2 if = 4 and y = 7.
    A. 78 B. 86
    C. 65 D. 121
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  10.   Solve m - 5 = 9.
    A. 15 B. 13
    C. 14 D. 12
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  11.   Solve f = .
    A. 4 B. 3
    C. 2 D. 6
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  12.   Which symbol makes the following statement true?
568 ______ 5.1 × 102
    A. B. =
    C. > D. <
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  13.   Find the next term in the sequence
13, 19, 24, 28,
    A. 33 B. 32
    C. 31 D. 41
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  14.   Name the ordered pair for point P.
   
    A. (-5, -2) B. (-2, -5)
    C. (-2, 5) D. (5, -2)
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  15.   Write 45 as a product of the same factor.
    A. 4 · 4 · 4 · 4 · 4 B. 4 · 4 · 4 · 4
    C. 5 · 5 · 5 · 5 D. 5 · 5 · 5 · 5 · 5
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  16.   Graph the solution of 18 = on a number line.
    A. B.
    C. D.
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  17.   A steak dinner including filet mignon, a baked potato, and green beans costs $20. A slice of apple pie can be added for $6 more. How much would it cost a family of 5 to each have a steak dinner and apple pie?
    A. $50 B. $106
    C. $130 D. $26
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  18.   Rewrite a + (b + c) using the Associative Property.
    A. a + b + c + 0 B. ab + ac
    C. (a + b) + c D. (c + b) + a
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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 the highest price occurred at the beginning of the month and the lowest price occurred at the end of the month.
    B. The vertical axis is not labeled.
    C. The horizontal scale is missing the odd-numbered days.
    D. It shows that price of gas changed dramatically during the month.
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  20.   Evaluate |-15| - |-9|.
    A. 6 B. 24
    C. -24 D. -6
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