

1. 
Evaluate 5 + 6 – 2 + 4. 


A. 
5 
B. 
7 


C. 
17 
D. 
13 


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2. 
Evaluate 27 ÷ 3 · 3 + 5. 


A. 
32 
B. 
72 


C. 
8 
D. 
17 


Hint 


3. 
Find the area of a rectangle whose length is 15 meters and whose width is 7 meters. 


A. 
150 m^{2} 
B. 
44 m^{2} 


C. 
22 m^{2} 
D. 
105 m^{2} 


Hint 


4. 
Find the next term in the sequence 3, 9, 15, 21, … 


A. 
27 
B. 
63 


C. 
25 
D. 
36 


Hint 


5. 
What is the first step in solving 4x – 3 = 9? 


A. 
Subtract 3 from each side of the equation. 


B. 
Divide each side of the equation by –3. 


C. 
Add 3 to each side of the equation. 


D. 
Divide each side of the equation by 4. 


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6. 
James uses cups flour to make one pie. If he is making four pies for a bake sale, how much flour will he need? 


A. 
cups 
B. 
cups 


C. 
6 cups 
D. 
cups 


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7. 
Which of the following is not reasonable? 


A. 
Last year's sales were 108% of this year's sales. 


B. 
The number of household microwaves today are 0.95% of the microwaves in 1980. 


C. 
The cost of gasoline is 120% of last year's cost. 


D. 
The weight of a mouse is 0.60% the weight of a lion. 


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8. 
How many states in this group used at least 17 hundred trillion BTU's of energy? 





A. 
11 
B. 
10 


C. 
9 
D. 
12 


Hint 


9. 
Find the least common multiple of 18 and 24. 


A. 
216 
B. 
72 


C. 
36 
D. 
432 


Hint 


10. 
Find the least common denominator for and . 


A. 
24 
B. 
56 


C. 
14 
D. 
112 


Hint 


11. 
Solve x = 9  (7). 


A. 
2 
B. 
16 


C. 
16 
D. 
2 


Hint 


12. 
Solve z = 15  7. 


A. 
8 
B. 
22 


C. 
22 
D. 
8 


Hint 


13. 
Solve 84 ÷ 7 = q 


A. 
12 
B. 
14 


C. 
12 
D. 
14 


Hint 


14. 
The prices of a shirt, before tax, in ten different department stores are as follows: $17.99, $21.99, $14.99, $13.99, $22.99, $21.99, $19.99, $17.99, $24.99, and $18.99. If you were to create a frequency table of this data, how many department stores would fall into the interval $20.00 to $21.99? 


A. 
3 
B. 
4 


C. 
1 
D. 
2 


Hint 


15. 
How many tons is 21,000 pounds? 


A. 
21 
B. 
10 


C. 
9.5 
D. 
10.5 


Hint 


16. 
Complete the statement cups = _____ fluid ounces. 


A. 
21 
B. 
42 


C. 
51 
D. 
40 


Hint 


17. 
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^{3} sq mi 
B. 
3.5 × 10^{4} sq mi 


C. 
3.5 × 10^{6} sq mi 
D. 
3.5 × 10^{5} sq mi 


Hint 


18. 
The line graph shows the average price of gas for one recent month in Austin, Texas. Why is the graph misleading? 





A. 
The vertical axis is not labeled. 


B. 
It shows that the highest price occurred at the beginning of the month and the lowest price occurred at the end of the month. 


C. 
It shows that price of gas changed dramatically during the month. 


D. 
The horizontal scale is missing the oddnumbered days. 


Hint 


19. 
Find the multiplicative inverse of 10. 


A. 
10 
B. 



C. 

D. 



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20. 
Find the slope of the line that passes through each pair of points. (7, 3), (3, 6) 


A. 

B. 
 


C. 
 
D. 



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