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##### 1. Question

# PART 1 — ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS

## 57 QUESTIONS

Suggested Time: 90 Minutes

**REVISING/EDITING****Questions 1 – 20****Directions:**For questions 1 to 5, you will be asked to recognize and correct errors in sentences or short paragraphs.**1.**Read this sentenceWhich edit should be made to correct this sentence?

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**2.**Read this sentenceWhich edit should be made to correct the sentence?

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**3.**Read this paragraphWhich sentence is the least related to the main ideas of the paragraph and could be removed?

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**4.**Read this paragraphWhich sentence needs to be revised to correct a dangling participle?

CorrectIncorrect - Question 5 of 114
##### 5. Question

**5.**Read this sentenceWhich edit should be made to correct the sentence?

CorrectIncorrect - Question 6 of 114
##### 6. Question

**Directions:**Read the passages below to answer questions 6 to 20. The questions focus on improving the writing quality of the passage to follow the conventions of standard written English?**6.**In sentence 2, why is the parenthetical note “(CDC)” necessary?CorrectIncorrect - Question 7 of 114
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**7.**What information could be added to sentence 4 to best improve clarity?CorrectIncorrect - Question 8 of 114
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**8.**How could sentence 6 be rewritten to eliminate the use of parentheses?CorrectIncorrect - Question 9 of 114
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**9.**What kind of major error can be found in sentence 7?CorrectIncorrect - Question 10 of 114
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**10.**Which change would best clarify the repeated use of the pronoun “they” in sentence 8?CorrectIncorrect - Question 11 of 114
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**11.**Which transition word would make the most sense at the beginning of sentence 11?CorrectIncorrect - Question 12 of 114
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**12.**In sentence 11, how many commas should be used in the list?CorrectIncorrect - Question 13 of 114
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**13.**What kind of sentence would best follow sentence 13?CorrectIncorrect - Question 14 of 114
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**14.**Which phrase should be removed from sentence 2 to clarify and strengthen it?CorrectIncorrect - Question 15 of 114
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**15.**If the author of this passage wanted to remove the word “named” from sentence 5, which of the following revisions would be correct?CorrectIncorrect - Question 16 of 114
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**16.**Which sentence would best fit between sentence 5 and sentence 6?CorrectIncorrect - Question 17 of 114
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**17.**How could the author rewrite sentence 7 to avoid the use of passive voice?CorrectIncorrect - Question 18 of 114
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**18.**Which edit is needed to correct sentence 11?CorrectIncorrect - Question 19 of 114
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**19.**What is the best way to combine sentences 13 and 14 to clarify the relationship between ideas?CorrectIncorrect - Question 20 of 114
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**20.**Which of the following sentences would provide the best conclusion following sentence 15?CorrectIncorrect - Question 21 of 114
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**Reading Comprehension**Questions 21-57

**Directions:**Analyze the passages below, and answer the commensurate questions. Only use information provided within the passage for your answers. There is only one answer for each question.**21.**Which of the following best tells what this passage is about?CorrectIncorrect - Question 22 of 114
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**22.**Why are muscle sounds not normally heard by human beings?CorrectIncorrect - Question 23 of 114
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**23.**What does the passage suggest about unhatched chicks in quail eggs in the same nest?CorrectIncorrect - Question 24 of 114
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**24.**What is the most likely reason that the sharks did not respond to the higher frequency sounds in the second experiments?CorrectIncorrect - Question 25 of 114
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**25.**How does the last sentence contribute to the passage?CorrectIncorrect - Question 26 of 114
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**26.**Why did scientists hypothesize that muscle sounds were a signal for gerbils to groom themselves?CorrectIncorrect - Question 27 of 114
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**27.**Which of the following best tells what this passage is about?CorrectIncorrect - Question 28 of 114
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**28.**Which of the following is not mentioned as a result of the Industrial Revolution?CorrectIncorrect - Question 29 of 114
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**29.**Which of the following is a reason some historians do not consider the Industrial Revolution a time of major innovation?CorrectIncorrect - Question 30 of 114
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**30.**Which of the following is not mentioned as a technological innovation of the Industrial Revolution?CorrectIncorrect - Question 31 of 114
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**31.**According to the passage, the manufacturing of goods shifted from rural areas to urban factories during the 1700sCorrectIncorrect - Question 32 of 114
##### 32. Question

**32.**Which of the following serves as the best example of the changes in production before and after the Industrial Revolution?CorrectIncorrect - Question 33 of 114
##### 33. Question

*The following passage is an excerpt from Gulliver’s Travels.***33.**Which of the following statements best summarize the central purpose of this text?CorrectIncorrect - Question 34 of 114
##### 34. Question

**34.**What is the word principal referring to in the following text?CorrectIncorrect - Question 35 of 114
##### 35. Question

**35.**What can the reader infer from this passage?I would sometimes lie down, and let five or six of them dance on my hand; and at last the boys and girls would venture to come and play at hide-and-seek in my hair.

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**36.**What is the significance of the wordin the following passage?*mind*The emperor had a mind one day to entertain me with several of the country shows, wherein they exceed all nations I have known, both for dexterity and magnificence.

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**37.**Which of the following assertions does not support the fact that games are a commonplace event in this culture?My gentlest and good behavior … short time.

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**38.**How does Gulliver’s description of Flimnap’s the treasurer’s, ability to*cut a caper on the straight rope*, and Reldresal, principal secretary for private affairs, being the*second to the treasurer*, serve as evidence of the community’s emphasis in regards to the correlation between physical strength and leadership abilities?CorrectIncorrect - Question 39 of 114
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**39.**Which of the following best tells what this passage is about?CorrectIncorrect - Question 40 of 114
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**40.**The description in lines 26-33 (“This precision landing…maneuver.”) develops a key concept of the article byCorrectIncorrect - Question 41 of 114
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**41.**What evidence does the author provide to support the view that bees are the “Einsteins” of the insect world?CorrectIncorrect - Question 42 of 114
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**42.**Which central idea is most supported by studies on insects that exhibit social behavior?CorrectIncorrect - Question 43 of 114
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**43.**It can be inferred that Atsushi Takashima chose to study moths becauseCorrectIncorrect - Question 44 of 114
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**44.**Which of the following is implied by the phrase “One day a microprocessor will control such robots“ (lines 77-78)CorrectIncorrect - Question 45 of 114
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**45.**Which of the following best tells what this passage is about?CorrectIncorrect - Question 46 of 114
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**46.**What docs the passage imply about how our brain manages information?CorrectIncorrect - Question 47 of 114
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**47.**Which of the following is**not**mentioned as an example of “retrieval failure” (line 28-29)CorrectIncorrect - Question 48 of 114
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**48.**Which of the following best describes what is suggested by the statement that forgetting can have “uncomfortable consequences” (lines 49-50)CorrectIncorrect - Question 49 of 114
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**49.**What is the most likely reason that the author says parents and teachers are right to worry about students suffering summer learning loss?CorrectIncorrect - Question 50 of 114
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**50.**According to the passage, the brain’s tendency to forget certain information is helpful becauseCorrectIncorrect - Question 51 of 114
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**51.**Which of the following best tells what this passage is about?CorrectIncorrect - Question 52 of 114
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**52.**Why does the author of the passage explain the process of pipes freezing?CorrectIncorrect - Question 53 of 114
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**53.**Based on the passage, which of these statements is most likely to be true about the author?CorrectIncorrect - Question 54 of 114
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**54.**Based on the passage, why can fossil fuels be expensive?CorrectIncorrect - Question 55 of 114
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**55.**What does the author mean when he or she writes, “For this reason, good, dry wood is one of the main currencies of the informal swap-and-trade economy that often exists in rural towns” ?CorrectIncorrect - Question 56 of 114
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**56.**Based on the passage, why might people use multiple fuel sources throughout the winter?CorrectIncorrect - Question 57 of 114
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**57.**Which best explains the meaning of the phrase “vast population centers” in Paragraph 5?CorrectIncorrect - Question 58 of 114
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**Mathematics****Suggested Time:**90 minutes**57 questions****Grid-In Problems****Questions 58-62****Directions:**The following five questions are write-in problems. Type in your answer in the space below.**58.**After a 20% discount at the book store, a recipe book sells for $10. What was the original price of the book?The original price of the book is $

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**59.**If the measure of angle P of triangle PQR is 3x, the measure of angle Q is 5x, and the measure of angle R is 4x. what is the value of x?x =

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**60.**If Katie scored an 80, 83, and an 88 on her first three tests, what must she score on her fourth test if she wants an average of 85? Enter your answer below.Katie must score a

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**61.**Suppose 2(a – 3) + 9 = 4a – 7. What is the value of*a*?a =

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**62.**Solve for*n*: ((n + 4)/10) = ((n – 8)/2)n =

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**Multiple Choice Problems**

Questions 63-114**Directions:**Select the best answer from the choices given by carefully solving each problem.**63.**Point*P*is a point that is not on the line(not shown). How many distinct lines can be drawn through point*m**P*that form a 45° angles with?*m*CorrectIncorrect - Question 64 of 114
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**64.**Which of the following operations has the same effect on a number as dividing by (3/4) and then multiplying by (3/5) ?CorrectIncorrect - Question 65 of 114
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**65.**Helen is now 12 years old. In 6 years, she will he twice as old as her brother is then. How old is her brother now?CorrectIncorrect - Question 66 of 114
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**66.**The graph above shows the relationship between the number of tickets sold and the amount of money earned from the sale. What is the price of two tickets?CorrectIncorrect - Question 67 of 114
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**67.**At a parade, balloons are given out in the order of blue, red, red, yellow, yellow, yellow, blue, red, red, yellow, yellow, yellow, etc. If this pattern continues, how many red balloons will have been given out when a total of 70 balloons have been distributed?CorrectIncorrect - Question 68 of 114
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**68.**In the diagram above, ABFE and CDHG are squares with sides of 8 and ABCD is a straight line. Side CG and diagonals BH and FD intersect at J. What is the area of the shaded region?CorrectIncorrect - Question 69 of 114
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**69.**What is the difference between 80% of 8 and 8% of 80?CorrectIncorrect - Question 70 of 114
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**70.**If x = 2 and y = 3, (3y – 2x)(3x – 4y) =CorrectIncorrect - Question 71 of 114
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**71.**A rectangular block with a volume of 250 cubic inches was sliced into 2 cubes of equal volume. How much greater, in square inches, is the combined surface area of the 2 cubes than the original surface area of the rectangular block?CorrectIncorrect - Question 72 of 114
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**72.**A train traveling at a speed of 40 miles per hour passes city A on its way to city B. At the same time, on a parallel track, another train traveling at a speed of 30 miles per hour passes city B on its way to city A. If city A and city B are 350 miles apart, how far from city A will the trains meet?CorrectIncorrect - Question 73 of 114
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**73.**The radius of circle A is x, and the radius of circle B is y. The area of A is three times that of B. What is x in terms of y?CorrectIncorrect - Question 74 of 114
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**74.**If ʘx = (1/x) what is the value of 2 • (ʘ4)?CorrectIncorrect - Question 75 of 114
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**75.**Which of the following best represents all values of x that satisfy the inequality 7 – 3x < 1?CorrectIncorrect - Question 76 of 114
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**76.**The angles of a triangle are in a 1:3:5 ratio. What is the degree measure of the largest angle?CorrectIncorrect - Question 77 of 114
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**77.**In the figure above, lines l_{1}and l_{2}are parallel. What is the measure of <BAC?CorrectIncorrect - Question 78 of 114
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**78.**Points P and Q lie on the same line and have coordinates (1, 3) and (5, 8), respectively. Which of the following points lies on the same line as points P and Q?CorrectIncorrect - Question 79 of 114
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**79.**1 ounce = 28.3 grams

1 liter = 1,000 millilitersThe density of a liquid is 1.1 grams per milliliter, which of the following calculations would give the liquid’s density in ounces per liter?

CorrectIncorrect - Question 80 of 114
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**80.**Each of the three regions above is a semicircle. If arc AB = 2π, B is the midpoint of AC and C is the midpoint of AD, then the area of the entire shaded figure isCorrectIncorrect - Question 81 of 114
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**81.**Which value for*x*below satisfies the inequality 129 > -3x > 15?CorrectIncorrect - Question 82 of 114
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**82.**500(4 – 0.8) – 500 =CorrectIncorrect - Question 83 of 114
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**83.**Three hundred and sixty cubic inches of water is carefully poured into an empty cylindrical container with a diameter of 6 inches. If the water does not overflow the container, how many inches deep will the water in the container be?CorrectIncorrect - Question 84 of 114
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**84.**If 65 percent of*x*is 195, what is 75 percent of x?CorrectIncorrect - Question 85 of 114
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**85.**At garage A, it costs $8.75 to park a car for the first hour and $1.25 for each additional hour. At garage B, it costs $5.50 for the first hour and $2.50 for each additional hour. What is the difference between the cost of parking a car for 5 hours at garage A and parking it for the same length of time at garage B?CorrectIncorrect - Question 86 of 114
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**86.**A cylinder has a volume of 72π cubic inches and a height of 8 inches. If the height is increased by 4 inches while the diameter of the base stays the same, what will be the volume of the new cylinder, in cube inches?CorrectIncorrect - Question 87 of 114
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**87.**Lisa took 5*n*photographs on a certain trip. If she gives*n*photographs to each of her 3 friends, how many photographs will she have left?CorrectIncorrect - Question 88 of 114
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**88.**Katie swam 3/4 as many laps as Ruby. Katie swam 3 1/2 laps. How many laps did Ruby swim?CorrectIncorrect - Question 89 of 114
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**89.**The CEO of Ivy Business Machines (IBM) planned to give each senior engineer a $50,000 bonus from the company fund, but the fund contained $5,000 less than what was needed. So instead the CEO gave each senior engineer a $45,000 bonus and kept the remaining $95,000 for himself. How much money was in the company fund before the bonuses were paid?CorrectIncorrect - Question 90 of 114
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**90.**Arnold bought a shirt originally priced at $80 at a 40% discount and a tie originally priced at $40 at a 55% discount. The total amount Arnold saved is what percent of the original total price of the two items?CorrectIncorrect - Question 91 of 114
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**91.**In the figure above, side AB of a square ABDE is extended to point C. If BC = 8 and CD = 10, what is the perimeter of △ACD?CorrectIncorrect - Question 92 of 114
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**92.**A hollow cylinder (shown above) is open at both ends has an outer diameter of 22 and height of 40. If the walls of the cylinder are 1 unit thick, what is the surface area of the interior of the cylinder?CorrectIncorrect - Question 93 of 114
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**93.**The figure above shows a piece of wire in the shape of a semicircle. If the piece of wire is bent to form a circle without any of the wire overlapping, what is the area of the circle?CorrectIncorrect - Question 94 of 114
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**94.**Rob and Mark begin to walk in opposite directions from the library. If Bob walks at 2.5 miles per hour and Mark walks at 2 miles per hour, after how much time will they be 18 miles apart?CorrectIncorrect - Question 95 of 114
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**95.**Logan needs an adamantium sheet 24 inches wide and 36 inches long. If the price of adamantium is $240 per square yard, how much money would Logan need to spend for this adamantium sheet?CorrectIncorrect - Question 96 of 114
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**96.**CorrectIncorrect - Question 97 of 114
##### 97. Question

**97.**Thomson, Henry and Jackson climbed on a platform scale together. The scale showed a reading of 555 pounds. When Jackson got off the scale, the reading was 355 pounds. If Henry weighed 175 pounds, what would be the reading on the scale if only Thomson and Jackson climb on the scale together?CorrectIncorrect - Question 98 of 114
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**98.**If*a*is a negative integer and*b*is a positive integer, which expression below must be negative?CorrectIncorrect - Question 99 of 114
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**99.**15 movie theaters average 600 customers per theater per day. If 6 of the theaters close down but the total theater attendance stays the same, what is the average daily attendance per theater among the remaining theaters?CorrectIncorrect - Question 100 of 114
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**100.**Craig’s sister hasdollars, and Craig has*x*dollars more than she has. If together they have a total of*m*dollars, which of the following is equivalent to**t**dollars?**x**CorrectIncorrect - Question 101 of 114
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**101.**If 6t + 4 = 16, what is t?CorrectIncorrect - Question 102 of 114
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**102.**The variable*y*is directly proportional to*x*. If*y*= 3 when*x*= 5, then what is*y*when*x*= 20?CorrectIncorrect - Question 103 of 114
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**103.**A line passes through the point ( 1,2) and crosses the y-axis at y = 1. Which of the following is an equation for this line?CorrectIncorrect - Question 104 of 114
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**104.**There are 4x + 1 treats in each party favor bag. If a total of 60x + 15 treats are distributed, how many bags are given out?CorrectIncorrect - Question 105 of 114
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**105.**Apples cost $2 each, while oranges cost $3 each. Maria purchased 10 fruits in total and spent $22. How many apples did she buy?CorrectIncorrect - Question 106 of 114
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**106.**What are the roots of x^{2}+ x – 2 ?CorrectIncorrect - Question 107 of 114
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**107.**What is the y-intercept of

y = x^{(5/3)}+ (x – 3)(x + 1)?CorrectIncorrect - Question 108 of 114
##### 108. Question

**108.**x^{4}– 16 can be simplified to which of the following?CorrectIncorrect - Question 109 of 114
##### 109. Question

**109.**(4x^{2}y^{4})^{(3/2)}can be simplified to which of the following?CorrectIncorrect - Question 110 of 114
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**110.**If √(1 + x) = 4, what is x?CorrectIncorrect - Question 111 of 114
##### 111. Question

**111.**Suppose((x + 2) / x) = 2

What is x?

CorrectIncorrect - Question 112 of 114
##### 112. Question

**112.**A ball is thrown from the top of a high hill so that the height of the ball as a function of time is*h(t)*= -16t^{2}+ 4t + 6, in feet.What is the maximum height of the ball in feet?

CorrectIncorrect - Question 113 of 114
##### 113. Question

**113.**A rectangle has a length that is 5 feet longer than three times its width. If the perimeter is 90 ft., what is the length in feet?CorrectIncorrect - Question 114 of 114
##### 114. Question

**114.**Five students take a test. The scores of the first four students are 80, 85, 75, and 60. If the median score is 80, which of the following could NOT be the score of the fifth student?CorrectIncorrect