1. What is the first step in the 4-step plan to solve problems? A. Examine B. Solve C. Plan D. Explore Hint 2. Write 3,465 in scientific notation. A. 0.3465×104 B. 346.5×10 C. 3.465×103 D. 34.65×102 Hint 3. What would you predict your heart rate would be if you exercise 40 minutes per day? A. 120 B. 0 C. 50 D. 10 Hint 4. Which value occurred the most often? A. 0 B. 78 C. 77 D. 70 Hint 5. What is the next term in the sequence 1, 4, 7, 10, … ? A. 13 B. 17 C. 30 D. 40 Hint 6. Solve n = 14 + (-2). A. 16 B. 12 C. -28 D. -12 Hint 7. Solve -13 + (-5) = q. A. 18 B. 8 C. -18 D. -8 Hint 8. Solve x = 6(-7). A. -42 B. 13 C. 42 D. -1 Hint 9. The prices of a certain type of calculator in eight different retail stores are; \$70 \$75 \$80 \$80 \$85 \$90 \$95 \$105. Which of the tables is a frequency table of the prices? A. B. C. D. Hint 10. Choose the equation for the graph below. A. y = x + 1 B. y = 2x – 1 C. y = x – 2 D. y = x Hint 11. Evaluate 3 × 5 + 12 ÷ 3. A. 11 B. 19 C. 27 D. 9 Hint 12. Which statistic gives the most meaningful information about what price you should expect to pay for a certain baseball bat if the following data are a set of prices at different stores for the bat. {10, 10, 10, 10, 10.50, 11, 12, 14, 18}. A. mode B. range C. mean D. median Hint 13. Which of the following is a way in which statistics are made to be misleading? A. The actual data are shown, and you are allowed to figure out the measures of central tendency on your own. B. All three measures of central tendency are presented. C. The scale is altered on a graph. D. Outliers on data are brought up and their effects on the measures of central tendency are explained. Hint 14. Mrs. Rollins had some extra candy left over from Halloween, so she decided to give a treat to her math class. She gave everyone two pieces of candy, and then, for the rest of the period, every time someone correctly answered a question, she gave that person three more pieces of candy. Jean-Paul had 11 pieces of candy in Mrs. Rollins's class. Use the equation 11 = 3q + 2 to figure out how many questions Jean-Paul answered correctly. A. 3 B. 9 C. -3 D. 2 Hint 15. Write The product of 7 and b is 56 as an algebraic equation. A. 7b = 56 B. 7 ? 56 = b C. 7 + b = 56 D. 7b + 56 Hint 16. Write 6.2 × 105 in standard form. A. 62,000 B. 6,200,000 C. 620,000 D. 62,000,000 Hint 17. 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 × 109 B. 2.0 × 107 C. 2.0 × 106 D. 2.0 × 108 Hint 18. Make a box-and-whisker plot of the duration of ten recent solar eclipses listed in the table. A. B. C. D. Hint 19. Evaluate |-6| - |2|. A. 4 B. -8 C. 8 D. -4 Hint 20. Find the slope of the line that passes through each pair of points. A. - B. 5 C. -5 D. Hint