1.   What is the third step in the 4-step plan to solve problems?
    A. Plan B. Solve
    C. Examine D. Explore
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  2.   The equation where d represents the distance in miles
and t is the number of seconds between seeing lightening and
hearing thunder, tells how far away a thunderstorm is.
How far is it to a thunderstorm if you count 15 seconds between
seeing the lightening and hearing the thunder?
    A. 3 miles B. 1 mile
    C. 10 miles D. 15 miles
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  3.   On how many days was the temperature below 76 degrees?
   
    A. 5 B. 6
    C. 1 D. 2
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  4.   Which statistic gives the most accurate information for the following set of test scores?
2, 85, 87, 88, 89
    A. mode B. range
    C. median D. mean
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  5.   In a survey, 75 out of 100 eighth graders said they bought lunch at school. What percent is this?
    A. 25% B. 0.75%
    C. 75% D. 100%
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  6.   Albania has volleyball practice every 3 days and piano lessons every 4 days. If she had both a volleyball practice and a piano lesson on Monday, in how many days will she have both on the same day again?
    A. 12 B. 4
    C. 8 D. 3
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  7.   Order the integers –20, -23, 15, -15, and 20 from least to greatest.
    A. 15, 20, -15, -20, -23 B. –23, -20, -15, 15, 20
    C. 15, -15, 20, -20, -23 D. –15, -20, -23, 15, 20
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  8.   Solve y = -6 – 2.
    A. -8 B. 8
    C. 4 D. -4
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  9.   Evaluate xyz if x = -3, y = -1, and z = -5.
    A. 15 B. -15
    C. -9 D. 9
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  10.   Write an algebraic expression for the phrase t decreased by 7.
    A. t – 7 B. t × 7
    C. t + 7 D. t ÷ 7
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  11.   Express in simplest form.
    A. B.
    C. D.
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  12.   Evaluate 3 × 5 + 12 ÷ 3.
    A. 27 B. 19
    C. 9 D. 11
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  13.   Evaluate 7 × (a - 4) if a = 9.
    A. 28 B. 35
    C. 63 D. 59
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  14.   Find the next term in the sequence
1, 6, 36, 216,
    A. 1944 B. 222
    C. 7776 D. 1296
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  15.   The groundskeeper for a professional football team is very careless. He paints one of the end zones and keeps on painting on the regular playing field. If he paints 12 yards of the 100-yard football field all the way across before he stops and notices, what percent of the playing field did he accidentally paint?
    A. 6% B. 0.12%
    C. 0.06% D. 12%
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  16.   Write 4 times k, increased by 9, is 45 as an algebraic equation.
    A. 4k = 45 B. k + 9 = 45
    C. 4k + 9 = 45 D. 9k + 4 = 45
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  17.   The pie graph shows the percentage of people found in a survey to prefer certain colors of candy to others. Write the percentage of people who preferred red candy as a decimal.
   
    A. 0.5 B. 5.0
    C. 2.1 D. 0.21
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  18.   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 × 108 B. 2.0 × 107
    C. 2.0 × 106 D. 2.0 × 109
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  19.   Name the domain for the following function table.
   
    A. {-5, -2, 1, 3} B. {9, 3, -6, -15}
    C. {-15, -6, 3, 9} D. {3, 1, -2, -5}
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  20.   Find the slope of the line that passes through each pair of points.
   
    A. B. -
    C. - D.
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