

1. 
A graph is misleading if ______. 


A. 
it is a bar graph 
B. 
it is a line graph with years labeled on the horizontal axis 


C. 
it has a title 
D. 
there are no labels on either scale 


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2. 
Which symbol makes the following statement true? 3.25 × 10^{3} ______ 325 


A. 
= 
B. 



C. 
< 
D. 
> 


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3. 
The following are scores on an English exam. The highest score possible is 100. Where is there a cluster? 





A. 
20100 
B. 
2030 


C. 
90100 
D. 
6075 


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4. 
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. 
median 
B. 
range 


C. 
mode 
D. 
mean 


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5. 
Solve (2)(8) = a. 


A. 
10 
B. 
16 


C. 
10 
D. 
16 


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6. 
The equation x + 3 = 5 is modeled below. To solve this problem using the model, what should you do first? 





A. 
Add 5 negative counters to the left side of the mat. 


B. 
Add 3 positive counters to each side of the mat. 


C. 
Remove 3 positive counters from each side of the mat. 


D. 
Remove 5 positive counters from the right side of the mat. 


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7. 
Solve x + 3.57 = 6.87. 


A. 
3.20 
B. 
2.43 


C. 
3.30 
D. 
10.44 


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8. 
Write 7 more than w is 25 as an algebraic equation. 


A. 
7 = 25 + w 
B. 
w – 7 = 25 


C. 
w + 7 = 25 
D. 
7w = 25 


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9. 
Evaluate ab + 8 if a = 4 and b = 7 


A. 
36 
B. 
55 


C. 
28 
D. 
60 


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10. 
How many states in this group used at least 17 hundred trillion BTU's of energy? 





A. 
11 
B. 
10 


C. 
12 
D. 
9 


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11. 
An automobile dealer wants to sell a certain car for $20,000. If three other dealers in town are selling the same car for $15,000, $15,000, and $30,000, which measure of central should the car dealer use to describe this data to his customers? 


A. 
mean 
B. 
range 


C. 
median 
D. 
mode 


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12. 
Which of the following is a way in which statistics are made to be misleading? 


A. 
Outliers on data are brought up and their effects on the measures of central tendency are explained. 
B. 
The actual data are shown, and you are allowed to figure out the measures of central tendency on your own. 


C. 
All three measures of central tendency are presented. 
D. 
The scale is altered on a graph. 


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13. 
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. 
median 


C. 
mode 
D. 
mean 


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14. 
Write a percent to represent the shaded area. 





A. 
38% 
B. 
20% 


C. 
25% 
D. 
24% 


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15. 
Solve x = 9  (7). 


A. 
2 
B. 
2 


C. 
16 
D. 
16 


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16. 
Solve 11r = 99. 


A. 
9 
B. 
8 


C. 
9 
D. 
11 


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17. 
Solve 5r  7 = 38. 


A. 
5 
B. 
14 


C. 
9 
D. 
6 


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18. 
Use the Distributive Property to find (7  4)8 written as an equivalent expression. Then evaluate the expression. 


A. 
7 · 8  8  4; 24 
B. 
8  7 · 8  4; 4 


C. 
7 · 8  4 · 8; 24 
D. 
7 · 8  4 · 8; 416 


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19. 
Which frequency table matches the histogram below? 





A. 

B. 



C. 

D. 



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20. 
The record high and low temperatures recorded in New York are 108°F and 52°F, respectively. What is the range of temperatures? 


A. 
160°F 
B. 
56°F 


C. 
56°F 
D. 
160°F 


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