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# 1. 5 hockey pucks and three hockey sticks cost \$23.

## 5 hockey pucks and 1 hockey stick cost \$20. How much

does 1 hockey puck cost? Answer: \$3.50
2. This year, your brother Jack will be 2 years from being
twice as old as your sister Jen. The sum of Jacks age
and three times Jens age is 66. How old is Jen? 10
years old.
3. Parents donated fudge for the fund raiser for your
classroom. 40 pounds of chocolate fudge sold for \$2.15
per pound and vanilla fudge sold for \$190. per pound.
How many pounds of fudge were sold? Answer: 78
pounds.
holiday and the other friend is heading south. If their
destinies are 1029 miles apart and one car is traveling
at 45 miles per hour and the other car is traveling at 53
miles per hour. How many hours before the two cars
pass each other? Answer: 10.5 hours.
5. Dana needs 300 pickets for her colorful picket fence.
She wants equal amounts of each of her 4 selected
colors. She already has 32 red, 26 green, 9 yellow and
no blue. How many more of each color does Dana need
to buy? If the bulbs cost 25 cents and you get 20% off
if you purchase 50 or more of the same color and 30%
off if you purchase 60 or more of one color, how much
does Dana need to spend? Show your work.
Answer: She needs 75 blue, 66 yellow 49 green and 43
red. \$51.20

## 1. Excavation for a pool is being done in your backyard. It measures

42F x 29F x 8F. The dirt willbe taken away in the truck that holds
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29

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42F
2. A magazine ad states that 4 out of 7 doctors recommend Flash
toothpaste. If 1400 doctors were surveyed, how many doctors
3. February 2, the temperature at 11 AM was 5F. At 10 PM, it had
dropped to 3F. To find the number of degrees the temperature
dropped, which equation could you use? Let x be the number of
degrees the temperature changed. Answer: 5 + x = 3
4.Write an equation for the following situation. Four times the number
of coins in my pocket plus 5 more is 29.Answer: 4n+5=29
5.A 7 feet long ladder is leaning against the building. The foot of the
ladder is 2 feet from the base of the building. How far up the wall is

## 1. A car traveled 281 miles in 4 hours 41 minutes. What was the

average speed of the car in miles per hour?
2. In a group of 120 people, 90 have an age of more 30 years, and
the others have an age of less than 20 years. If a person is
selected at random from this group, what is the probability the
person's age is less than 20?
3. The length of a rectangle is four times its width. If the area is 100
m2 what is the length of the rectangle?
4. A six-sided die is rolled once. What is the probability that the
number rolled is an even number greater than 2?
5. Point A has the coordinates (2,2). What are the coordinates of its
image point if it is translated 2 units up and 5 units to the left,
and reflected in the x axis?
6. The length of a rectangle is increased to 2 times its original size
and its width is increased to 3 times its original size. If the area
of the new rectangle is equal to 1800 square meters, what is the
area of the original rectangle?
7. Each dimension of a cube has been increased to twice its original
size. If the new cube has a volume of 64,000 cubic centimeters,
what is the area of one face of the original cube?
8. Pump A can fill a tank of water in 5 hours. Pump B can fill the
same tank in 8 hours. How long does it take the two pumps
nearest minute).
9. A water tank, having the shape of a rectangular prism of base
100 square centimeters, is being filled at the rate of 1 liter per
minute. Find the rate at which the height of the water in the
minute.
10.
Dany bought a total of 20 game cards some of which cost
\$0.25 each and some of which cost \$0.15 each. If Dany spent
\$4.2 to buy these cards, how many cards of each type did he
11.
The size of the perimeter of the square ABCD is equal to
100 cm. The length of the segment MN is equal to 5 cm and the
triangle MNC is isosceles. Find the area of the pentagon ABNMD.

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Water is being pumped, at a constant rate, into an
underground storage tank that has the shape of a rectangular
prism. Which of the graphs below best represent the changes in
the height of water in the tank as a function of the time?

13. Initially the rectangular prism on the left was full of water.
Then water was poured in the right cylindrical container so that
the heights of water in both containers are equal. Find the height
tenth of a cm).

## 14 Peter drove at a constant speed for 2 hours. He then stopped for

an hour to do some shopping and have a rest and then drove
back home driving at a constant speed. Which graph best
represents the changes in the distance from home as Peter was
driving?

15. Two balls A and B rotate along a circular track. Ball A makes 2
full rotations in 26 minutes. Ball B makes 5 full rotation in 35
minutes. If they start rotating now from the same point, when will
they be at the same starting point again?
16. In a certain college, 40% of the senior class students is taking
Physics, 30% is taking calculus and 10% is taking both. If 40
students are enrolled in the senior class, how many students are
taking neither Physics nor calculus?
17. Joe drove at the speed of 45 miles per hour for a certain
distance. He then drove at the speed of 55 miles per hour for the
same distance. What is the average speed for the whole trip?
18. If the radius of a cylindrical container is doubled, how do you
change the height of the container so that the volume will stay
the same?

19. One leg of a right triangle is 18 cm and its area is 108 square
cm. Find its primeter.
20. What is the sum of the sizes of the interior angles of a
polygon with 53 sides?
21. Jack is taller than Sarah but shorter than both Malika and
Tania. Malika is shorter than tania. Natasha is shorter than Sarah.
Who is the shortest?
22. What is the height (one of the legs) and the hypotenuse of an
isosceles right triangle that has an area of 800 square feet?
23. Find the circumference of a circle inscribed inside a square
with a side of 20 meters.
24. Two different schools (A and B) have the same number of
pupils. The ratio of the boys in school A and the boys in school B
is 2:1 and the ratio of the girls in school A and the girls in school
B is 4:5. Find the ratio of the boys in school A to the girls in
school A.
25. A water tank has the shape of a rectangular prism of base 50
cm2. This tank is being filled at the rate of 12 liters per minutes.
Find the rate at which the height of the water in the water tank
26. One pump fills a tank two times as fast as another pump. If
the pumps work together they fill the tank in 18 minutes. How
long does it take each pump working alone to fill the tank?

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300 square meters
400 square cm
3 hours and 5 minutes
10 cm per minute

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## 12 cards at \$0.25 and 8 cards at \$0.15

618.75 square cm
graph at the bottom left
7.2 cm
graph at the bottom left
After 1 hour and 31 minutes
16 students
49.5 miles per hour
1/4 of the original height
51.6 cm
9180 degrees
Natasha
height (leg) = 40 feet , hypotenuse = 40 sqrt(2) feet
20pi meters
ratio of the boys in school A to the girls in school A is 1:2
40 mm/second
faster pump: 27 minutes, slower pump: 54 minutes

## 1. Simplify the following algebraic expressions.

A. -2x + 5 + 10x - 9
B. 3(x + 7) + 2(-x + 4) + 5x
2. Simplify the expressions.
A. (2x - 6) / 2
B. (-x - 2) / (x + 2)
C. (5x - 5)/10
3. Solve for x the following equations.
A. -x = 6

B. 2x - 8 = -x + 4
C. 2x + 1/2 = 2/3
D. x/3 + 2 = 5
E. -5/x = 2
4. Evaluate for the given values of x and y.
A. x2 - y2 , for x = 4 and y = 5
B. |4x - 2y| , for x = -2 and y = 3
C. 3x3 - 4y4 , for x = -1 and y = -2
5. Solve the following inequalities.
A. x + 6 < 0
B. x + 1 > 5
C. 2(x - 2) < 12
6. What is the reciprocal of each of the following numbers?
1 -1
2 0
3 3/4
4 2 5/7
5 0.02
7. Evaluate the folwoing expressions involving mixed numbers.
3 3/4 + 6 1/7
(1 3/5) * (3 1/3) - 2 1/2
(5 2/3) / (4 1/5)
(3 4/7 - 1 1/2) / (2 3/8 + 2 1/4)
8. Evaluate the folwoing exponential expressions.
-42
(-2)3
(-2)4
10000
5661
9. Convert to fractions and write in simplest form.
0.02
12%
0.5%
1.12

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Convert to decimals.
1/5
120%
0.2%
4 8/5
Convert to percent.
3/10
1.4
123.45
2 4/5
Which of these numbers is divisible by
156312
176314
Which of these numbers is divisible by
3432
1257
Which of these numbers is divisible by
1233
3432
Which of these numbers is divisible by
2538
1451
Evaluate 8x + 7 given that x - 3 = 10.

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1.
1 -2x + 5 + 10x - 9 : given = (10x - 2x) + (5 - 9) : put like terms
together = 8x - 4 : group
2 3(x + 7) + 2(-x + 4) + 5x : given = 3x + 21 - 2x + 8 + 5x : expand =
(3x - 2x + 5x) + (21 + 8) : put like terms together = 6x + 29 : group
2.
1 (2x - 6) / 2 : given = 2(x - 3) / 2 : factor 2 in numerator = x - 3 :
divide numerator and denominator by 2 to simplify
2 (-x - 2) / (x + 2) : given = -1(x + 2) / (x + 2) : factor -1 in numerator =
-1 : divide numerator and denominator by x + 2 to simplify
3 (5x - 5)/10 : given = 5(x - 1) / 10 : factor 5 in numerator = (x - 1) / 2 :
divide numerator and denominator by 5 to simplify
3.
1 -x = 6 : given x = -6 : multiply both sides of the equation by -1
2 2x - 8 = -x + 4 : given 2x - 8 + 8 = -x + 4 + 8 : add +8 to both sides
of the equation 2x = -x + 12 : group like terms 2x + x = -x + 12 + x :
add +x to both sides 3x = 12 : group like terms x = 4 : multiply both
sides by 1/3

3 2x + 1/2 = 2/3 : given 2x + 1/2 - 1/2 = 2/3 - 1/2 : subtract 1/2 from
both sides 2x = 1/6 : group like terms x = 1/12 : multiply both sides
by 1/2
4 x/3 + 2 = 5 : given x/3 + 2 - 2 = 5 - 2 : subtract 2 from both sides x/3
= 3 : group like terms x = 9 : multiply both sides by 1/2
5 -5/x = 2 : given -5 = 2x : multiply both sides by x and simplify -5/2 =
x : : multiply both sides by 1/2
4.
1 x2 - y2 , x = 4 , y = 5 : given 42 - 52 : substitute x and y by the given
values =16 - 25 = -9
2 |4x - 2y| , x = -2 , y = 3 : given |4(-2) - 2(3)| : substitute x and y by
the given values = |-14| = 14 : evaluate
3 3x3 - 4y4 , x = -1 , y = -2 : given 3(-1)3 - 4(-2)4 : substitute x and y by
the given values = -3 - 64 = -67 : evaluate
5.
1 x + 6 < 0 : given x + 6 - 6 < -6 : subtract 6 from both sides x < -6 :
group like terms
2 x + 1 > 5 : given x + 1 - 1 > 5 - 1 : subtract 1 from both sides x > 4 :
group like terms
3 2(x - 2) < 12 : given x - 2 < 6 : multiply both sides by 1/2 x - 2 + 2 <
6 + 2 : add 2 to both sides x < 8 : group like terms
6.
1 (-1) a = 1 : definition: a is the reciprocal of -1 a = 1/-1 = -1 : solve for
a; -1 is the reciprocal of -1
2 (0) b = 1 : definition: b is the reciprocal of 0 b = undefined : no value
of b satisfies the above equation
3 (3/4) c = 1 : definition: c is the reciprocal of 3/4 c = 4/3 : solve for c;
c = 4/3 is the reciprocal of 3/4
4 (2 5/7) d = 1 : definition: d is the reciprocal of 2 5/7. (19/7) d = 1 :
convert the mixed number 2 5/7 into a fraction. d = 7/19 : : solve for
d; d = 7/19 is the reciprocal of 2(5/7)
5 0.02 d = 1 : definition: d is the reciprocal of 0.02. d = 1/0.02 : solve
for d; d = 50 is the reciprocal of 0.02
7.
1 3 3/4 + 6 1/7 : given = (3 + 6) + (3/4 + 1/7) : put the whole parts
together and the fractional parts together. = 9 + (21/28 + 4/28) :
2 (1 3/5) * (3 1/3) - 2 1/2 : given = (8/5) * (10/3) - 2 1/2 : convert mixed
numbers to multiply into fractions. = 80/15 - 2 1/2 = 5 1/3 - 2 1/2 = 4
4/3 - 2 1/2: multiply and write as mixed number if possible = (4 - 2)
+ (4/3 - 1/2) : subtract = 2 5/6
3 (5 2/3) / (4 1/5) : given = (17/3) / (21/5) : convert mixed numbers to
fractions. = 85 / 63 : divide fractions = 1 22/63 : write as mixed
number
4 (3 4/7 - 1 1/2) / (2 3/8 + 2 1/4) : given = [(3 - 1) + (4/7 - 1/2)] / [(2 +
2) + (3/8 + 1/4)]: evaluate numerator and denominator as fractions.

## = (2 1/14) / (4 5/8) = (29/14) / (37/8) = 116/259

8.
1 -42 : given = - (4 * 4) = -16 : expand and calculate
2 (-2)3 : given = (-2)*(-2)*(-2) = -8 : expand and calculate
3 10000 : given = 10000 = 1 : definition: any nonzero number to the
power zero gives 1
4 5661 : given = 5661 = 566