

1. 
Which graph best matches the following statement? You go on a diet and lose 25 pounds steadily over three months. Then you maintain your weight. 


A. 

B. 



C. 

D. 



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2. 
Simplify: 


A. 

B. 
7c + 4 


C. 
c + 4 
D. 
c + 28 


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3. 
Find the square root 


A. 
121 
B. 
11 


C. 

D. 



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4. 
A tree that is 5 feet tall casts a shadow 2 feet long. A nearby building casts a shadow that is 20 feet long. How tall is the building? 


A. 
0.5 ft 
B. 
50 ft 


C. 
10 ft 
D. 
20 ft 


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5. 
A person biking uphill travels 15 miles in 1hour. The same person biking downhill travels 15 miles in hour. Find this person's average speed. 


A. 
20 mph 
B. 
22.5 mph 


C. 
15 mph 
D. 
30 mph 


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6. 
Write an equation for {(5, 2), (0, 12), (1, 10), (2, 16)} 


A. 
y = x + 12 
B. 
y = 2x  12 


C. 
y = 2x + 12 
D. 
y = x + 9 


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7. 
Choose the inequality whose solution set is graphed below. 





A. 
x < 3 and x > 0 
B. 
x > 3 or x < 2 


C. 
5 < x < 5 
D. 



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8. 
Factor 2x^{2} + 4x – 3. 


A. 
prime 
B. 
(2x – 1)(x + 3) 


C. 
(2x – 3)(x + 1) 
D. 
(2x + 3)(x – 1) 


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9. 
Solve x^{2} – x – 72 = 0. 


A. 
x = 8 
B. 
x = 8 or x = 9 


C. 
x = 8 or x = 9 
D. 
x = 9 


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10. 
Evaluate 12  x  7 if x = 15. 


A. 
7 
B. 
9 


C. 
6 
D. 
4 


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11. 
Find 


A. 

B. 
 


C. 

D. 



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12. 
Solve 11b = 132. 


A. 
b = 12 
B. 
b = 1452 


C. 
b = 12 
D. 
b = 1452 


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13. 
Find the solution set for y = x – 3, given the replacement set {(8, 7), (5, 5), (0, 3), (4, 5)} 


A. 
{(5, 5)} 
B. 
{(8, 7), (0, 3)} 


C. 
{(8, 7)} 
D. 
{(5, 5), (4, 5)} 


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14. 
Find the slope of the line that passes through (5, 5) and (9, 5). 


A. 
0 
B. 
undefined 


C. 

D. 



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15. 
Solve or 


A. 
{x x > 15} 
B. 
{x x < 15} 


C. 
{x x < 12} 
D. 
{x x > 12} 


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16. 
Use substitution to solve the system of equations given by y = and 28x – 32y = 8. 


A. 
no solution 
B. 
(1, 1) 


C. 
(2, 2) 
D. 
infinitely many solutions 


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17. 
Anthony and Sanford each throw a football. The height of Anthony's throw can represented by the equation A = –10x^{2} + 15x + 22, where A is height and x is the time in seconds. The height of Sanford's throw can represented by the equation S = –9x^{2} + 14x + 23. At time x, what is the combined height of the throws? 


A. 
19x^{2} + 29x + 45 
B. 
x^{2} – x + 1 


C. 
–19x^{2} + 29x + 45 
D. 
–x^{2} + x – 1 


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18. 
Solve the following: y^{2} + 6y + 9 = 49. 


A. 
{10, –4} 
B. 
{–10, 4} 


C. 
{7} 
D. 
{7, –7} 


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19. 
In baseball, a pop fly should be easily caught if it stays in the air for 7 seconds. Suppose a ball that is hit can be represented by the function y = –16t^{2} + 125t + 5, where y is the height after t seconds. Will the ball be considered an easy catch? 


A. 
yes, because t > 7 
B. 
no, because t < 7 


C. 
yes, because t < 7 
D. 
no, because t > 7 


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20. 
What are the next three terms of the geometric sequence 4, 10, 25,…? 


A. 
100, 400, 1600 
B. 
100, 250, 1000 


C. 
62.5, 312.5, 1562.5 
D. 
62.5, 156.25, 390.625 


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