1.   State the additive inverse of -32.
    A. -32 B. 1
    C. 0 D. 32
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  2.   Find the mean of {3, 8, 10, 1, 25}.
    A. 1 B. 9
    C. 8 D. 9.4
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  3.   Which is the graph of the inequality y - x < 6?
    A.
    B.
    C.
    D.
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  4.   Graph the system of equations to determine whether it has no solution, infinitely many solutions, or one solution. If the system has one solution, name it.
2x - y = 4
x + 2 y = 2
    A. one solution at (0, 2) B. no solution
    C. infinitely many solutions D. one solution at (2, 0)
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  5.   Brenda and Amparo left their homes for their morning runs at the same time. Brenda can run a 10-minute mile and Amparo can run a 12-minute mile. Combined, they ran 15 miles in a total of 2 hours and 42 minutes (162 minutes). How many miles did each woman run?
    A. Brenda ran 10 miles; Amparo ran 5 miles B. Brenda ran 8 miles; Amparo ran 7 miles
    C. Brenda ran 9 miles; Amparo ran 6 miles D. Brenda ran 11 miles; Amparo ran 4 miles.
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  6.   Use elimination to solve the system of equations given below.
3x - 2y = 4
2x + y = -2
    A. B.
    C. D. (0, -2)
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  7.   Simplify (3a4b2)2 (2a3bc2)3.
    A. 6a17b7c6 B. 72a17b7c6
    C. 17a12b8c5 D. 36a17b7c6
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  8.   Find the difference (-7x4y2 3x2y + 2xy2 5) (4x4y2 xy2 5).
    A. -3x4y2 - 4xy2 + 2xy2 - 10
    B. -11x4y2 - 3x2y + 3xy2 - 10
    C. -11x4y2 - 3x2y + 3xy2
    D. -11x4y2 - 3x2y + xy2 - 10
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  9.   Find the coordinates of the vertex of the graph of the equation
y = x2 - 5x + 7.
    A. B. (0, 7)
    C. D. (5, 7)
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  10.   Find the coordinates of the vertex of the graph of the equation
y = -3x2 - 12x - 5.
    A. (-2, 7) B. (-4, -5)
    C. (1, -20) D. (2, -41)
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  11.   Simplify .
    A. B.
    C. D. The expression is in simplest form
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  12.   Solve t 32 = 96.
    A. t = 128 B. t = 64
    C. t = -64 D. t = -128
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  13.   Write an equation of the line whose slope is and whose
y-intercept is 2.
    A. B.
    C. D.
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  14.   Write the slope-intercept form of an equation for a line perpendicular to the graph of y = -3x + 5 and passes through the x-intercept of that line.
    A. B.
    C. D.
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  15.   A long distance phone company has a monthly fee of $7.95 and charges a rate of $0.05 per minute. Another long distance company has a monthly fee of $9.95 and charges a rate of $0.03 per minute. At how many minutes would the two companies have equal charges?
    A. 100 minutes B. 150 minutes
    C. 50 minutes D. They will never have the same charges.
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  16.   What is the value of (4.4 × 109)(3 × 10-5) in scientific notation?
    A. 1.32 × 106 B. 1.32 × 105
    C. 1.5 × 104 D. 1.32 × 104
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  17.   Suppose that we have a 3 ft. × 3 ft. piece of paper, and we cut out a square piece so that the area of the remaining piece is 5 feet. What is the length of a side of the square?
    A. B. 2 ft.
    C. 4 ft. D.
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  18.   Nancy invests $100 in one account for ten years at a 9% interest rate compounded annually, and she invests $150 in an account for 10 years at a 6% interest rate compounded semi-annually. How much money will she have in the accounts after 10 years?
    A. $270.92 B. $236.74
    C. $505.36 D. $507.65
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  19.   Find the result of
    A. B.
    C. D.
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  20.   When Hipolito drives to Cleveland, he always arrives at exactly 5 o'clock. Therefore, if he leaves for Cleveland at 1:00, he can average 60 miles per hour. What time should he leave if he wants to average 75 miles per hour?
    A. 3:20 B. 3:12
    C. 1:40 D. 1:48
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