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Questions and Answers
1.
52+12
A.
64
B.
90
C.
74
D.
80
Correct Answer A. 64
Explanation The correct answer is 64 because when you add 52 and 12 together, you get a sum of 64.
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2.
36+100
A.
5000
B.
200
C.
102
D.
136
Correct Answer D. 136
Explanation The given question is asking for the sum of 36 and 100. The correct answer is 136, which is the sum of these two numbers.
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3.
136+5
A.
141
B.
140
C.
139
D.
5000000
Correct Answer A. 141
Explanation The correct answer is 141 because when you add 136 and 5 together, you get a sum of 141.
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4.
This chart shows that a playstation is 45%, ds is 40%, and a wii is 15%. Which game system is most popular.
A.
Playstation
B.
Ds
C.
Wii
D.
None
Correct Answer A. Playstation
Explanation Based on the information provided in the chart, the playstation is the most popular game system with a percentage of 45%. This means that out of all the game systems mentioned (playstation, ds, and wii), the playstation has the highest percentage, indicating that it is the most popular among the given options.
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5.
14 added to 17?
A.
29
B.
30
C.
31
D.
32
Correct Answer C. 31
Explanation When 14 is added to 17, the sum is 31.
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6.
23 added to 19?
A.
52
B.
42
C.
43
D.
51
Correct Answer B. 42
Explanation When 23 is added to 19, the sum is 42.
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7.
34 added to 23?
A.
57
B.
47
C.
58
D.
59
Correct Answer A. 57
Explanation When 34 is added to 23, the sum is 57.
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8.
48 added to 76?
A.
114
B.
124
C.
126
D.
116
Correct Answer B. 124
Explanation When 48 is added to 76, the sum is 124.
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9.
55 added to 77?
A.
132
B.
122
C.
128
D.
130
Correct Answer A. 132
Explanation When 55 is added to 77, the sum is 132.
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10.
68 added to 89?
A.
163
B.
156
C.
147
D.
157
Correct Answer D. 157
Explanation When you add 68 to 89, the sum is 157.
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11.
75 added to 93?
A.
168
B.
148
C.
169
D.
182
Correct Answer A. 168
Explanation To find the sum of 75 and 93, we simply add the two numbers together. Adding 75 and 93 gives us a total of 168.
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12.
102 added to 93?
A.
195
B.
193
C.
213
D.
245
Correct Answer A. 195
Explanation When 102 is added to 93, the sum is 195.
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13.
114 added to 65?
A.
175
B.
179
C.
169
D.
189
Correct Answer B. 179
Explanation When 114 is added to 65, the sum is 179.
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14.
134 added to 72?
A.
203
B.
210
C.
206
D.
208
Correct Answer C. 206
Explanation The correct answer is 206 because when you add 134 to 72, you get a sum of 206.
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15.
56 added to 198
Correct Answer 254
Explanation By adding 56 to 198, we get a sum of 254.
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16.
125 added to 435
Correct Answer 560
17.
428 added to 399
Correct Answer 827
Explanation To find the sum of 428 and 399, we add the corresponding place values together. Starting from the right, 8 plus 9 is 17. We write down the 7 and carry over the 1. Moving to the next place value, 2 plus 9 plus the carried over 1 is 12. We write down the 2 and carry over the 1. Finally, adding the carried over 1 to the leftmost place value of 4 gives us 5. Therefore, the sum of 428 and 399 is 827.
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18.
The gymnasium has 9 rows of seats. Each row holds 32 people. How many people can sit in the gymnasium?
A.
41
B.
207
C.
288
D.
822
Correct Answer C. 288
Explanation 32+32+32+32+32+32+32+32+32 or 32 x 9 equals 288
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19.
What is the product of 83 x 6?
A.
498
B.
89
C.
894
D.
488
Correct Answer A. 498
Explanation 83+83+83+83+83+83 0r 83 x 6 equals 498
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20.
For a fundraiser, 7 students were asked to sell 56 raffle tickets in order to go on the end of the year trip to Washington D.C. If each student sales all of their tickets, how many tickets will be sold in all?
A.
63
B.
352
C.
392
D.
293
Correct Answer C. 392
Explanation 56+56+56+56+56+56+56 0r 56 x 7 equals 392
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21.
The city has 8 fire trucks. Each holds 42 gallons of gas. How many gallons of gas does it take to fill all 8 trucks?
A.
50
B.
336
C.
326
D.
633
Correct Answer B. 336
Explanation There are 8 fire trucks and each truck holds 42 gallons of gas. To find the total gallons of gas needed to fill all 8 trucks, we can multiply the number of trucks (8) by the amount of gas each truck holds (42). Therefore, the correct answer is 8 * 42 = 336 gallons.
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22.
If a box of lettuce weighs 13 pound, how much would 7 boxes weigh?
A.
71 pounds
B.
91 pounds
C.
20 pounds
D.
19 pounds
Correct Answer B. 91 pounds
Explanation If a box of lettuce weighs 13 pounds, then 7 boxes would weigh 91 pounds. This is because to find the weight of multiple boxes, we need to multiply the weight of one box (13 pounds) by the number of boxes (7). Therefore, 13 pounds multiplied by 7 equals 91 pounds.
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23.
What is the product of 63 X 6?
A.
69
B.
368
C.
378
D.
338
Correct Answer C. 378
Explanation The product of 63 X 6 is 378. To obtain the product, we multiply the first number (63) by the second number (6). When we multiply 63 by 6, we get 378. Therefore, the correct answer is 378.
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24.
1/2 - 1/4
A.
2/4
B.
1/4
C.
4/2
D.
2/8
Correct Answer B. 1/4
Explanation The given expression is a subtraction of two fractions. To subtract fractions, we need to have a common denominator. In this case, the common denominator is 4. So, we rewrite 1/2 as 2/4. Now, we can subtract the two fractions: (2/4) - (1/4) = 1/4. Therefore, the answer is 1/4.
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25.
7/8 - 4/5
A.
3/40
B.
2/40
C.
4/40
D.
1/10
Correct Answer A. 3/40
Explanation The given expression represents the subtraction of two fractions. To subtract fractions, we need to have a common denominator. In this case, the common denominator is 40. By finding the equivalent fractions with a denominator of 40, we can subtract the numerators. The result is 3/40, which means that 7/8 - 4/5 is equal to 3/40.
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26.
Minus
A.
1/4
B.
2/8
C.
1/8
Correct Answer C. 1/8
Explanation The correct answer is 1/8. To subtract fractions with the same denominator, we subtract the numerators and keep the denominator the same. In this case, 2/8 minus 1/8 equals 1/8.
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27.
3/4 - 5/8
A.
2/8
B.
1/4
C.
1/8
D.
1/16
Correct Answer C. 1/8
Explanation To subtract fractions, we need to have the same denominator. In this case, we can convert 3/4 to 6/8 by multiplying the numerator and denominator by 2. Then, we can subtract 5/8 from 6/8, which gives us 1/8. Therefore, the correct answer is 1/8.
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28.
Add and Solve.4+9+1=?
A.
14
B.
7
C.
11
D.
25
Correct Answer A. 14
Explanation The correct answer is 14 because when you add 4, 9, and 1 together, you get a sum of 14.
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29.
What is the area of a rectangle with a length of 8 meters and a width of 5 meters?
A.
13 square meters
B.
35 square meters
C.
40 square meters
D.
48 square meters
Correct Answer C. 40 square meters
Explanation To find the area of a rectangle, you multiply its length by its width. In this case, the length is 8 meters, and the width is 5 meters. So, the area is:
Area = Length x Width Area = 8 meters x 5 meters Area = 40 square meters
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30.
6/10- 1/10
A.
4/10
B.
5/10
C.
6/10
D.
1/2
Correct Answer D. 1/2
Explanation Don't forget step 3 - simplification of the fraction
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