

1. 
What is the first step in the 4step plan to solve problems? 


A. 
Examine 
B. 
Explore 


C. 
Solve 
D. 
Plan 


Hint 


2. 
Evaluate (17 + 15) ÷ (5 – 1). 


A. 
19 
B. 
32 


C. 
4 
D. 
8 


Hint 


3. 
2,561 mm = ______m 


A. 
25.61 
B. 
0.2561 


C. 
2,561,000 
D. 
2.561 


Hint 


4. 
Which symbol makes the following statement true? 7,500 ______ 7.5 × 10^{3} 


A. 
> 
B. 



C. 
= 
D. 
< 


Hint 


5. 
The following are scores on an English exam. The highest score possible is 100. What is the greatest score? 





A. 
75 
B. 
71 


C. 
21 
D. 
100 


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6. 
Which symbol makes the sentence true? 10 _________ 3 


A. 
< 
B. 



C. 
> 
D. 
= 


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7. 
Name the operation that should be done first in the expression 9 × (7 – 3) ÷ 2. 


A. 
multiplication 
B. 
addition 


C. 
division 
D. 
subtraction 


Hint 


8. 
Evaluate x + 5y if x = 12 and y = 9. 


A. 
57 
B. 
153 


C. 
71 
D. 
47 


Hint 


9. 
Solve x + 3 = 22. 


A. 
17 
B. 
25 


C. 
23 
D. 
19 


Hint 


10. 
What is the least energy used by any of these states (in hundred trillion BTU's)? 





A. 
6 
B. 
4 


C. 
5 
D. 
7 


Hint 


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


A. 
111 
B. 
121 


C. 
55 
D. 
119 


Hint 


12. 
Solve 11r = 99. 


A. 
8 
B. 
9 


C. 
11 
D. 
9 


Hint 


13. 
One gallon is four times as much as one quart. A gallon of water weighs about eight pounds. Use the equation 4q = 8 to find out about how much a quart of water weighs. 


A. 
4 pounds 
B. 
8 pounds 


C. 
2 pounds 
D. 
1 pounds 


Hint 


14. 
Express 64 in exponential form as a power of 4. 


A. 
2^{6} 
B. 
4^{5} 


C. 
4^{3} 
D. 
4^{4} 


Hint 


15. 
The after school club purchased five basketballs, six soccer balls, and three volleyballs. How much did the club spend if a basketball costs $14.95, a soccer ball costs $19.99, and a volleyball costs $12? 


A. 
$206.72 
B. 
$216.80 


C. 
$225.65 
D. 
$230.69 


Hint 


16. 
Describe and identify the pattern in the sequence. 68, 85, 102, 119, … 


A. 
×1.5; geometric 
B. 
×2; geometric 


C. 
+17; geometric 
D. 
+17; arithmetic 


Hint 


17. 
Choose the sequence that is neither arithmetic nor geometric. 


A. 
2, 1, 0.5, 0.25, … 
B. 
15, 18, 21, 25, … 


C. 
1, 1, 1, 1, … 
D. 
11, 18, 25, 32, … 


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18. 
The Mojave Desert in southern California is 15,000 square miles. The Sahara Desert in northern Africa is about 233 times larger than the Mojave Desert. How big is the Sahara Desert? 


A. 
3.5 × 10^{4} sq mi 
B. 
3.5 × 10^{5} sq mi 


C. 
3.5 × 10^{6} sq mi 
D. 
3.5 × 10^{3} sq mi 


Hint 


19. 
Suppose you spend $6 for lunch at an arcade. Each game you play costs $0.75. How many games can you play if you brought $15 to spend? 


A. 
11 games 
B. 
12 games 


C. 
10 games 
D. 
13 games 


Hint 


20. 
Find the slope of the line that passes through each pair of points. (3, 1), (4, 6) 


A. 

B. 
 


C. 
 
D. 



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