

1. 
Which of the following numbers is composite? 


A. 
1 
B. 
31 


C. 
23 
D. 
9 


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2. 
In a survey, 75 out of 100 eighth graders said they bought lunch at school. What percent is this? 


A. 
0.75% 
B. 
25% 


C. 
75% 
D. 
100% 


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3. 
In a survey, 75 out of 100 eighth graders said they bought lunch at school. What percent is this? 


A. 
75% 
B. 
25% 


C. 
100% 
D. 
0.75% 


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4. 
Find the absolute value of 17. 


A. 

B. 
18 


C. 
17 
D. 
17 


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5. 
Which pair of ratios is equivalent? 


A. 
4 to 6 and 8 to 10 


B. 
1:2 and 3:4 


C. 
3 to 7 and 7 to 34 


D. 
5:6 and 15:18 


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6. 
Find p if . 


A. 
2.5 
B. 
2 


C. 
1.5 
D. 
3 


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7. 
The results of a poll show that 23% of people attending the movies on a weekend saw a particular movie. Out of 5832 people polled how many saw that movie? 


A. 
1341 
B. 
13,414 


C. 
25,357 
D. 
4491 


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8. 
102 is 6% of what number? 


A. 
1700 
B. 
17 


C. 
1.7 
D. 
170 


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9. 
How many states in this group used at least 17 hundred trillion BTU's of energy? 





A. 
10 
B. 
12 


C. 
11 
D. 
9 


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10. 
Express 16 per 100 as a percent. 


A. 
32% 
B. 
16% 


C. 
0.16% 
D. 
8% 


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11. 
Order the integers 8, 11, 21, 3, and 30 from least to greatest. 


A. 
11, 21, 3, 8, 30 


B. 
8, 11, 21, 3, 30 


C. 
30, 8, 3, 11, 21 


D. 
21, 11, 3, 8, 30 


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12. 
Solve s = – . 


A. 

B. 



C. 

D. 



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13. 
T.J. likes cars a lot. He draws his favorite car on a scale drawing. In the drawing, the scale is 2 inches for each foot. If the drawing is 23 inches long, how long is the actual car? 


A. 
11.5 in. 
B. 
13 ft 


C. 
11.5 ft 
D. 
46 ft 


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14. 
If a sweater costs $37.99, and the sales tax in the area is 6.0%, what is the total price of the sweater? 


A. 
$23.75 
B. 
$35.84 


C. 
$40.27 
D. 
$60.79 


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15. 
If you buy a necklace for $400 on your credit card, which charges 21.3% simple interest, how much interest will be added after 15 months? 


A. 
$100.00 
B. 
$266.25 


C. 
$85.20 
D. 
$106.50 


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16. 
Mrs. Robinson bought each of her two daughters a red, white, and blue striped sweater. Her total came to $33.30. Find an equation that shows how much each sweater cost. Use s to represent of the cost of 1 sweater. 


A. 
s  2 = 33.3 
B. 
= 33.3 


C. 
2 + s = 33.3 
D. 
2s = 33.3 


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17. 
Describe and identify the pattern in the sequence. 6, 7, 9, 12, 16, … 


A. 
Add 2 to the first term, add 4 to the second term, and so on; neither arithmetic nor geometric 
B. 
Add 1 to the first term, add 2 to the second term, and so on; neither arithmetic nor geometric 


C. 
+1; arithmetic 
D. 
×2; geometric 


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18. 
The scatter plot shows the number of students per computer in U.S. public schools. Predict the number of students per computer in 2006. 





A. 
5 
B. 
0 


C. 
8 
D. 
2 


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19. 
The stemandleaf plot shows the bowling scores of one round of a bowling meet. Choose the statement that best describes how the data are spread out. 





A. 
The bowling scores are evenly spread out between 116 and 168. 


B. 
The majority of bowlers scored 149 points or greater. 


C. 
The majority of bowlers scored 149 points or less. 


D. 
The mode represents the average bowling score. 


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20. 
15 is what percent of 35? Round to the nearest tenth if necessary. 


A. 
38.4% 
B. 
42.9% 


C. 
23% 
D. 
5.3% 


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