1.   What is the multiplicative inverse of
    A. B. 4
    C. D.
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  2.   Simplify 6a + 15a.
    A. 42a B. 6a + 15a
    C. 21a2 D. 21a
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  3.   Find the difference -18 - 4.
    A. 22 B. -14
    C. 14 D. -22
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  4.   Find the difference |-25| - (-32).
    A. 57 B. 7
    C. -7 D. -57
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  5.   Solve x + 5 = -7.
    A. x = 35 B. x = -12
    C. x = 2 D. x = -2
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  6.   Solve 115 - b = 200.
    A. 85 B. -85
    C. D.
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  7.   Solve the equation 2a - b = ac + 3b for a.
    A. B.
    C. D.
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  8.   If the number 178,651 is rounded to 179,000 and plotted on a stem-and-leaf plot as 17|9, how would you display 151,205?
    A. 151|2 B. 1|51
    C. 15|2 D. 15|1
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  9.   What are the odds of not selecting a black ace from a standard deck of 52 cards?
    A. 25:1 B. 25:26
    C. 26:1 D. 1:25
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  10.   Evaluate .
    A. 4 B. 1
    C. 2 D. 3
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  11.   Identify the conclusion in the following algebraic statement:
If a = 3, then 2a + 1 = 7.
    A. 2a + 1 B. a = 3
    C. 2a D. 2a + 1 = 7
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  12.   Make a table showing the cost of buying 1 to 5 CDs if CDs cost $12 each.
    A.
    B.
    C.
    D.
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  13.   Identify the coordinates of point C.
   
    A. (5, 2) B. (2, 1)
    C. (4, 6) D. (6, 4)
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  14.   The circle graph shows the percent of Ms. Jackson's students who earned an ''A'' for each of the four grading periods during a school year. If Ms. Jackson taught 150 total students, how many students earned an ''A'' during the fourth quarter?
   
    A. 15 B. 60
    C. 48 D. 27
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  15.   Rico took a survey to find out the number of family members in each of his classmates' households. The results of the survey are shown in the graph. How many students responded with an answer of less than 6 family members?
   
    A. 5 B. 80
    C. 85 D. 90
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  16.   Find
    A. B.
    C. D.
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  17.   Evaluate 10 + |21 - x| - 3 if x = 9.
    A. 28 B. 22
    C. 19 D. 25
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  18.   Translate the equation into a verbal sentence.
    A. One-third times the difference of a number x and 5 is 4.
    B. Five subtracted from the quotient of and a number x is 4.
    C. One-third of a number x minus 5 equals 4.
    D. One-third of a number x minus 4 equals 5.
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  19.   Solve 42 + w = -27.
    A. w = 15 B. w = -15
    C. w = -69 D. w = 69
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  20.   Solve 11b = 132.
    A. b = 1452 B. b = 12
    C. b = -1452 D. b = -12
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