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## Here is a group of faces.

How many circles are in this group? (A) (B) (C) (D) 2. 2 3 4 5

## Which glass contains the most water?

What fraction of the group has smiling KEY faces? happy 13 (A) 13 sad 13 (B) 20 (C) (D) 7 13 7 25

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## Here is a number pattern.

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365,

475,

585,

Which number is next in this pattern? (A) (B) (C) (D) 695 685 605 595

Which one of the following shapes can be made by joining the two triangles along one side without overlapping? (A) (B) (C) (D) rectangle rhombus triangle square

## ICAS Mathematics Practice Questions Paper C EAA

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These numbers are multiples of eight. 8, 16, 24, 32, . . . . ., 136, . . . . . Which of the following numbers is also a multiple of eight? (A) (B) (C) (D) 170 164 152 148

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Megan put a jug under a leaking tap. She measured the volume of water in the jug every 5 minutes. This graph shows her results.

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## This is a bead counter.

Time (minutes)
Between which time periods did the tap leak fastest? (A) (B) (C) (D) 5 to 10 minutes 10 to 15 minutes 15 to 20 minutes 20 to 25 minutes

Which number is shown on the bead counter? (A) 1.23 (B) 3.21 (C) 123 (D) 321

## ICAS Mathematics Practice Questions Paper C EAA

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This padlock can be opened if the instructions written on each button are followed in the correct order. All buttons must be pressed.

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Peter had some triangular tiles with sides 3 cm long. He placed them side by side to make a trapezium.

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If the perimeter of the trapezium was 27 cm, how many tiles did Peter use?
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On the buttons, the letters U, D, L, R stand for Up, Down, Left and Right. Y
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For example, means press button R and then move 1 button to the right.

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If you end on button Y, at which button should you start to open the lock? U Down 1D (A) R (B) T X (C) V 2R (D) W

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## ICAS Mathematics Practice Questions Paper C EAA

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## Inter national Competitions

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QUESTION 1

KEY A

SOLUTION There are two circles in the set. This question tests estimation. By visual approximation based on the width of each glass and the height of the level of water in each glass, D contains the most water. The pattern is created by adding 110 to the previous number. 585 + 110 = 695 There are 13 smiling faces out of the total of 20. The new shape is a rhombus. It has equal sides and not all its angles are equal.

Measurement

Easy

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Easy Easy

## Space and Geometry

Medium

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C B

8 19 = 152 This number has 3 ones, 2 tenths and 1 hundredth. Therefore, the number is 3.21. From 5 to 10 minutes, the volume of water changed from approximately 120 mL to 320 mL (the difference is 200 mL in 5 minutes). However, between 10 minutes and 15 minutes the change was from 320 mL to 600 mL (280 mL change in the same period of time, 5 minutes). From 15 minutes to 20 minutes, the change was 200 mL (600 mL to 800 mL) and from 20 minutes to 25 minutes the change was the least. Therefore, since we are measuring over the same period of time (5 minutes), the fastest rate of leaking was from 10 to 15 minutes.

## Number and Arithmetic Number and Arithmetic

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## ICAS Mathematics Practice Questions Paper C EAA

All the keys are pressed if you start from W and follow the instructions on the buttons. The two sides of the trapezium would be 3 cm + 3 cm = 6 cm. The rest of the trapezium, which is 21 cm, would have to be formed by the two bases (the top and the bottom base of the shape). Knowing that each tile has a side of 3 cm, we need to divide 21 by 3 to get the total number of tiles needed.

## Space and Geometry

Hard

10

Measurement

Hard

Level of difficulty refers to the expected level of difficulty for the question. Easy Medium Medium/Hard Hard more than 70% of candidates will choose the correct option about 5070% of candidates will choose the correct option about 3050% of candidates will choose the correct option less than 30% of candidates will choose the correct option