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## ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS

**Suggested Time:**90 Minutes**57 Questions**_____________________________________________________________________________**Revising/Editing**

Questions 1 – 20**Directions:**For questions 1 to 6, you will be asked to recognize and correct errors in sentences or short paragraphs.**1.**Which is the most precise revision for the words?*do Africa and the Silk Route in Eurasia*CorrectIncorrect - Question 2 of 114
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**2.**Which edit should be made to correct this sentence?CorrectIncorrect - Question 3 of 114
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**3.**Which sentence should be revised to correct the error?CorrectIncorrect - Question 4 of 114
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**4.**Which edit should be made to correct this sentence?CorrectIncorrect - Question 5 of 114
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**5.**Which sentence should be revised to correct the error?CorrectIncorrect - Question 6 of 114
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**6.**What is the best way to combine these sentences to clarify the relationship between the ideas?CorrectIncorrect - Question 7 of 114
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**Directions:**Read the passages below to answer questions 7 to 20. The questions will focus on improving the writing quality of the passage to follow the conventions of standard written English.**7.**Which edit is needed to correct sentence 1?CorrectIncorrect - Question 8 of 114
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**8.**What is the best way to combine sentences 2 and 3 to clarity the relationship between ideas?CorrectIncorrect - Question 9 of 114
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**9.**Which sentence would best follow sentence 7 to support the argument presented in the passage?CorrectIncorrect - Question 10 of 114
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**10.**Which sentence would best follow and support sentence 8?CorrectIncorrect - Question 11 of 114
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**11.**Which revision should be added to the beginning of sentence 9?CorrectIncorrect - Question 12 of 114
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**12.**Which sentence is irrelevant to the argument presented in the passage and should be deleted?CorrectIncorrect - Question 13 of 114
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**13.**Which concluding sentence should be added after sentence 12 to support the topic presented in the passage?CorrectIncorrect - Question 14 of 114
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**14.**Which edit is needed to correct sentence 1?CorrectIncorrect - Question 15 of 114
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**15.**What is the best way to combine sentences 2 and 3 to clarify the relationship between ideas?CorrectIncorrect - Question 16 of 114
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**16.**Which sentence is irrelevant to the argument presented in the passage and should be deleted?CorrectIncorrect - Question 17 of 114
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**17.**Which sentence would best follow sentence 5 to support the argument presented in the passage?CorrectIncorrect - Question 18 of 114
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**18.**Which sentence would best follow and support sentence 6?CorrectIncorrect - Question 19 of 114
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**19.**Which revision of sentence 9 uses the most precise language?CorrectIncorrect - Question 20 of 114
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**20.**Which concluding sentence should be added after sentence 10 to support the topic presented in the passage?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.**Which of the following works did Picasso first?CorrectIncorrect - Question 23 of 114
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**23.**Picasso’s paintings during his Blue Period were characterized byCorrectIncorrect - Question 24 of 114
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**24.**How does the quote in lines 65-67 (“We all know…truth.”) contribute to the passage?CorrectIncorrect - Question 25 of 114
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**25.**In the summer of 1905, Picasso was most likely paintingCorrectIncorrect - Question 26 of 114
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**26.**It can be inferred that “to impart” (line 69) most nearly meansCorrectIncorrect - Question 27 of 114
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**27.**What was Cog designed to do as a demonstration of its artificial intelligence?CorrectIncorrect - Question 28 of 114
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**28.**Some scientists dismiss computers as “all syntax and no semantics” (line 29-30) becauseCorrectIncorrect - Question 29 of 114
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**29.**What is the main point of Gary Kasparov’s comment in lines 58-59 (“could…table.”)?CorrectIncorrect - Question 30 of 114
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**30.**Why did researchers at MIT build Cog?CorrectIncorrect - Question 31 of 114
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**31.**Some scientists are hopeful that computers will one day learn to think because computersCorrectIncorrect - Question 32 of 114
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**32.**The “others” (line 84) would most likely agree thatCorrectIncorrect - Question 33 of 114
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**33.**Which answer best describes the purpose of this passage?CorrectIncorrect - Question 34 of 114
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**34.**Based on the passage, why might “uninitiated television viewers often assume golf is boring?”CorrectIncorrect - Question 35 of 114
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**35.**Based on the passage, which iron could potentially hit a golf ball the farthest?CorrectIncorrect - Question 36 of 114
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**36.**If A, B, C, and D played a competitive round of golf together, which score would win the game?CorrectIncorrect - Question 37 of 114
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**37.**Based on the passage, which of these scenarios is the worst outcome in terms of score?CorrectIncorrect - Question 38 of 114
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**38.**Based on the passage, which is the best explanation of why golf can be frustrating?CorrectIncorrect - Question 39 of 114
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**39.**How best could this passage be described?CorrectIncorrect - Question 40 of 114
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**40.**Why does the author mention running for sport?CorrectIncorrect - Question 41 of 114
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**41.**Why did the author claim that the old man should be thanked?CorrectIncorrect - Question 42 of 114
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**42.**What “principle” does the author refer to in his final paragraph?CorrectIncorrect - Question 43 of 114
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**43.**What is not explicitly mentioned as a situation that makes people unnecessarily annoyed?CorrectIncorrect - Question 44 of 114
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**44.**What does the author imply when he mentions that one could view chasing his or her hat as a hunt?CorrectIncorrect - Question 45 of 114
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**45.**What is this passage mostly about?CorrectIncorrect - Question 46 of 114
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**46.**Based on the passage, the nobleman in paragraph four was most likely joining what kind of monastery?CorrectIncorrect - Question 47 of 114
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**47.**Which group believed that there was a “Brotherhood of Man,” according to the passage?CorrectIncorrect - Question 48 of 114
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**48.**What is implied about medieval society?CorrectIncorrect - Question 49 of 114
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**49.**What is the purpose of the story in paragraph four?CorrectIncorrect - Question 50 of 114
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**50.**What would the author most likely agree with?CorrectIncorrect - Question 51 of 114
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**51.**What is this passage mostly about?CorrectIncorrect - Question 52 of 114
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**52.**What does the author imply about Mr. Locke?CorrectIncorrect - Question 53 of 114
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**53.**What does the author believe to be the relationship between feelings and reason?CorrectIncorrect - Question 54 of 114
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**54.**What would be an example of how the author believes the relationship between feelings and reason to operate?CorrectIncorrect - Question 55 of 114
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**55.**What does the author imply about an individual who does not use reason adeptly?CorrectIncorrect - Question 56 of 114
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**56.**What does the author imply about the man who “may be able to give no account of the manner in which it affects him?“CorrectIncorrect - Question 57 of 114
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**57.**How does the author feel about a person “whose practical convictions do not in almost all cases outrun his deliberate understanding” (lines 56-57)?CorrectIncorrect - Question 58 of 114
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**Mathematics****Suggested Time:**90 minutes**57 questions**

_____________________________________________**Write-In Problems**

Questions 58-62**Directions:**The following five questions are write-in problems. Please be sure to write your answer in the boxes below each question.**58.**A bag contains 4 blue, 5 green, and 3 red marbles. How many green marbles must be added to the bag so that the probability of picking a green marble is 75%?You must add green marbles to the bag so that the probability of picking a green marble is 75%

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**59.**A charity box contains 220 pennies, 120 nickels, and some dimes and 24 quarters. If the coins have a total value of $21.70, how many dimes are there in the box?There are dimes in the box.

CorrectIncorrect - Question 60 of 114
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**60.**What is the value of x in the diagram?x =

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**61.**A group of 59 people waited in the lobby for the elevator which could take exactly 13 people at a time. If the elevator was always riding with full capacity, how many people of the group would have taken the last ride?There are people in the group taking the last ride.

CorrectIncorrect - Question 62 of 114
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**62.**How many two-digit numbers greater than 50 leave a remainder of 2 when divided by 5 and 3?There are two-digit numbers greater than 50 that leave a remainder of 2 when divided by 5 and 3

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**63.**A survey found that 80 percent of the apartments in City G have smoke alarms installed. Of these, 20 percent have smoke alarms that are not working. What percent of the apartments in City G were found to have working smoke alarms?CorrectIncorrect - Question 64 of 114
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**64.**2^{4}x 4^{3}=CorrectIncorrect - Question 65 of 114
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**65.**On a scaled map, a distance of 10 centimeters represents 5 kilometers. If a street is 750 meters long, what is its length on the map, in centimeters?CorrectIncorrect - Question 66 of 114
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**66.**An hour-long test has 60 problems. If a student completes 30 problems in 20 minutes, how many seconds does he have on average for completing each of the remaining problems?CorrectIncorrect - Question 67 of 114
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**67.**The product of 3 different positive integers is 6. What is their sum?CorrectIncorrect - Question 68 of 114
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**68.**Ahmed finds out that by wearing different combinations of the jackets, shirts, and pairs of pants that he owns, he can make up 90 different outfits. If he owns 5 jackets and 3 pairs of pants, how many shirts does he own?CorrectIncorrect - Question 69 of 114
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**69.**In the figure below, what is the value of a?CorrectIncorrect - Question 70 of 114
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**70.**If x – 1 is a multiple of 3, which of the following must be the next multiple of 3?CorrectIncorrect - Question 71 of 114
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**71.**When x is divided by 5, the remainder is 4. When x is divided by 9, the remainder is 0. What is a possible value of x?CorrectIncorrect - Question 72 of 114
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**72.**Lauren runs around an oval quarter-mile track, completing one lap every 2 minutes, 20 seconds. If she starts running 3 miles at 12:02 p.m., at approximately what time will she finish her 3- mile run at half this speed?CorrectIncorrect - Question 73 of 114
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**73.**In the figure below, the area of the triangle ABC is 6. If BC = CD, what is the area of triangle ACD?CorrectIncorrect - Question 74 of 114
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**74.**The ratio of x to y to z is 3 to 6 to 8. If y = 24, what is the value of x + z?CorrectIncorrect - Question 75 of 114
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**75.**In the figure below, B is the midpoint of AC, and D is the mid point of CE. If AB = 5 and BD = 8, what is the length of DE?CorrectIncorrect - Question 76 of 114
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**76.**In the figure below, if m || n, which of the following must be equal to a?CorrectIncorrect - Question 77 of 114
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**77.**A flight leaves New York with one-eighths of its seats vacant. Two-thirds of the passengers get off at the first destination and no other passengers board the flight. If the flight continues to its next destination with 63 passengers, how many seats are on the plane?CorrectIncorrect - Question 78 of 114
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**78.**The figure above is a blueprint for a part of a tiny apartment. If the total area of the apartment is 258 sq. ft. and all walls intersect at right angles, what is the area of the square kitchen?CorrectIncorrect - Question 79 of 114
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**79.**Line L is described on the xy-plane by the equation y = -2x – 3. Another line M is perpendicular to L. What is the slope of M?CorrectIncorrect - Question 80 of 114
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**80.**How many square titles measuring 9 inches on a side will be required to cover the floor of a rectangular room whose length is 32 yards and width is 18 yards? (Assume that one layer of tiles will be required to cover the floor.)CorrectIncorrect - Question 81 of 114
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**81.**Bradley got a grade of 86 in math, 82 in reading and 96 in music. What should his combined score in physics and history be if he has an 88 average among all five subjects?CorrectIncorrect - Question 82 of 114
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**82.**Jocelyn has two job offers to sell plants. Offer A pays $50 per day and offer B pays $30 per day plus a commission of $3 for every plant she sells. How many plants does she need to sell each day to make offer B better paying than offer A?CorrectIncorrect - Question 83 of 114
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**83.**A can of cat food can feed 3 adult cats or 5 kittens. Five cans of cat food can feed 15 kittens and how many adult cats?CorrectIncorrect - Question 84 of 114
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**84.**The graph shows the temperature, T, of a pot of water being heated over time, t. On average, how quickly did the temperature increase during the first 8 minutes?CorrectIncorrect - Question 85 of 114
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**85.**The hour and minute hands of a clock create a 60 angle at 2 o’clock. How many minutes later is the next time when the hour and minute hands again create a 60° angle?CorrectIncorrect - Question 86 of 114
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**86.**Two English ships set sail from Hebrides at the same time. The Ark Royal sailed due west at 20 kilometers per hour while the Golden Hind sailed due north at 15 kilometers per hour. After how many hours will the straight-line distance between the two ships be 100 kilometers?CorrectIncorrect - Question 87 of 114
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**87.**Nancy buys a box of beads for $20.00 and hires Kim at $9.50 per hour to make bracelets using the beads. Kim makes 66 bracelets in 11 hours using all the beads. If Nancy wants to make a profit of $90.00 after she sells all the bracelets, at what price must she sell each bracelet? (Ignore the cost of any other materials used to make the bracelets)CorrectIncorrect - Question 88 of 114
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5_4_6_3 = x

**88.**If each of the operations +, x, and -, is used exactly once to complete the equation above, all of the following could be a value of x EXCEPTCorrectIncorrect - Question 89 of 114
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**89.**The wheels of a car have a diameter of 10 meters. If the speed of the car is 50 meters per hour, how many revolutions does one wheel make in**one hour**?CorrectIncorrect - Question 90 of 114
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**90.**A circle is inscribed in a square. What is the probability that a penny, if thrown, will fall in the shaded region below?CorrectIncorrect - Question 91 of 114
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**91.**What is ( (10%) • (10%) ) / 100% ?CorrectIncorrect - Question 92 of 114
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**92.**The greatest integer function of x, gives the largest integer that is less than x and is represented by: [x], what is [10%] + 1?CorrectIncorrect - Question 93 of 114
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**93.**Sara is stuck in a circular field. She knows that the area of the circular field is 100 square meters. She walks at a speed of 10 meters per minute. How far does she have to walk from one end of the circular field to the other end assuming she must cross through the center?CorrectIncorrect - Question 94 of 114
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**94.**The Fibonacci Sequence involves taking two previous numbers and adding them together to get the next. If the first two Fibonacci numbers are 0 and 1, what is the mean of the first 5 Fibonnaci numbers?CorrectIncorrect - Question 95 of 114
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**95.**If

1 slack = x vaks

9 vaks = 12 hips,How many slacks are in 24 hips?

CorrectIncorrect - Question 96 of 114
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**96.**What is the value of 11² / 10² ?CorrectIncorrect - Question 97 of 114
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**97.**CorrectIncorrect - Question 98 of 114
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**98.**How many nonpositive integers are**between**-3 and 5. inclusive?CorrectIncorrect - Question 99 of 114
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**99.**A number is squared and added to its reciprocal. If that number is represented by x, what is the expression?CorrectIncorrect - Question 100 of 114
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**100.**If I increase the volume of a ball by 50% two times in a row, what is the percent increase assuming that the initial volume of the ball was 20?CorrectIncorrect - Question 101 of 114
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**101.**B and F are the midpoints of the sides AC and AE respectively. What is the area of the triangle, BCD?

CorrectIncorrect - Question 102 of 114
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**102.**If the length of the side of a square is, 7^{a}, what is the area?CorrectIncorrect - Question 103 of 114
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**103.**What is the circumference of the dotted section of the circle whose center is 0 below?CorrectIncorrect - Question 104 of 114
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**104.**Given that 0 < x < 1, and set A = {x, x², x³ x⁴}, what is the smallest value in set A?CorrectIncorrect - Question 105 of 114
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**105.**Sammy has a faulty clock. Every 15 degrees that one of the hands moves, 5 minutes passes. If a hand is initially 5:35 PM, in how long will the minute hand be at the same position?CorrectIncorrect - Question 106 of 114
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**106.**If (x – 2)(x + 2) = ax² + bx + c, what is the sum of a, b and c?CorrectIncorrect - Question 107 of 114
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**107.**Natalie walks in a special way. After every 2 steps, she takes 1 step in the opposite direction. She starts at point A and walks forward. When she is 7 steps away from point A, she has reached her destination, point B. How many steps in total did she take to get from point A to B?CorrectIncorrect - Question 108 of 114
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CorrectIncorrect - Question 109 of 114
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**109.**Two sides of a triangle are 6 and 8. What is the length of the third side?CorrectIncorrect - Question 110 of 114
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**110.**2 + (1/3) = (14/b), what is b?CorrectIncorrect - Question 111 of 114
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**111.**In the formula V = r²h, if h is doubled and r triples, then V is multiplied by?CorrectIncorrect - Question 112 of 114
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CorrectIncorrect - Question 113 of 114
##### 113. Question

**The following graph relates to questions 113 and 114.****113.**What was the approximate percentage decrease in average annual salary from 2011 to 2012?CorrectIncorrect - Question 114 of 114
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**114.**What was the average salary in 2015 if it was 10% greater than the median salary for the previous five years?CorrectIncorrect