10 Questions
| Total Attempts: 118

Questions and Answers

- 1.What's the other name for a running total?
- A.
Addition

- B.
Partial sum

- C.
Summation

- D.
Algebra

- 2.What's the purpose of a running total?
- A.
It allows the total to be stated at any point in time without having to substract the entire sequence each time.

- B.
It allows the sequence to be stated at any point in time without having a total

- C.
It allows the total to be stated at any point in time without having to multiply the entire sequence each time

- D.
It allows the total to be stated at any point in time without having to sum the entire sequence each time.

- 3.What is the total of the following sequence, <5 8 3 2>?
- A.
10

- B.
16

- C.
18

- D.
20

- 4.What is the total of the following sequence, <5 8 3 2 6 >?
- A.
24

- B.
22

- C.
26

- D.
28

- 5.What is the equivalent of a running total when it comes to a subtraction?
- A.
A difference

- B.
A running difference

- C.
A statement

- D.
A rolling difference

- 6.What is a finite difference?
- A.
It is a mathematical expression of the form f(x+b)-f(x+a)

- B.
It is a mathematical expression of the form f(x+b)

- C.
It is a mathematical expression of the form f(x+a)

- D.
It is a mathematical expression of the form f(b)-f(a)

- 7.What tool uses running totals all the time?
- A.
Cash registers

- B.
Calculators

- C.
TV

- D.
A watch

- 8.What is the total for the following sequence <6 2 3 4 1>?
- A.
15

- B.
16

- C.
12

- D.
11

- 9.What's the result of the following sequence <5 2 4> ?
- A.
7

- B.
10

- C.
9

- D.
11

- 10.What's a series in mathematics?
- A.
It is a description of the operation of dividing infinitely many quantities to a given ending quantity

- B.
It is a description of the operation of removing infinitely many quantities to a given starting quantity

- C.
It is a description of the operation of adding infinitely many quantities to a given starting quantity

- D.
It is a description of the operation of substracting infinitely quantities to a given starting quantity