# How Well Do You Know Your Math?

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All mathematics problems have a procedure for getting the correct solution. One way to ensure you are doing the right thing you should understand the rules, seek help and attempt each question. Do you have good mathematical skills? Why don’t you take up the quiz below and get to see how good you are? All the best and keep testing your skills!

• 1.

• A.

Sum

• B.

Difference

• C.

Product

• D.

Quotient

A. Sum
Explanation
The term "sum" refers to the result of adding two or more numbers together. In an addition problem, the answer is always the sum of the numbers being added. Therefore, "sum" is the correct answer to an addition problem.

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• 2.

### Difference is the:

• A.

• B.

• C.

• D.

• E.

I have no idea

C. Answer to a subtraction problem
Explanation
The correct answer is "answer to a subtraction problem" because the word "difference" is commonly used to refer to the result of subtracting one number from another. In mathematical terms, the difference between two numbers is obtained by subtracting the smaller number from the larger number. Therefore, the answer to a subtraction problem is the difference between the numbers being subtracted.

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• 3.

### Before adding 1/3 and 2/9 I need to find a....

• A.

Mixed number

• B.

What 1 + 2 is

• C.

• D.

Common denominator

D. Common denominator
Explanation
To add fractions, we need to have a common denominator. This means that both fractions have the same denominator. In this case, before adding 1/3 and 2/9, we need to find a common denominator for these fractions.

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• 4.

### When I add -9 and 7 together my answer is going to be

• A.

Positive

• B.

Negative

• C.

Over 100

• D.

Zero

B. Negative
Explanation
When adding a negative number (-9) and a positive number (7) together, the result will be negative. This is because subtracting a larger positive number from a smaller positive number will result in a negative number. In this case, 7 is larger than 9, so the answer will be negative.

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• 5.

### When multiplying two negative numbers my answer will ALWAYS be:

• A.

Negative

• B.

Zero

• C.

Positive

• D.

A decimal

C. Positive
Explanation
When multiplying two negative numbers, the result will always be positive. This is because when you multiply two negative numbers, the negative signs cancel out each other, resulting in a positive value. For example, (-2) multiplied by (-3) equals 6, which is a positive number. Therefore, the answer is positive.

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• 6.

### When I multiply 1 negative and 1 positive number together, my answer will ALWAYS be:

• A.

Zero

• B.

A decimal

• C.

Negative

• D.

Positive

C. Negative
Explanation
When multiplying one negative and one positive number together, the result will always be negative. This is because when we multiply a negative number by a positive number, the negative sign is preserved and the product is negative.

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• 7.

### 983.72105The 0 is in what place?

• A.

Ones

• B.

Tenths

• C.

Ten-thousandths

• D.

Hundredths

• E.

Thousandths

C. Ten-thousandths
Explanation
The correct answer is "ten-thousandths" because the number 983.72105 is written in decimal form. Each digit to the right of the decimal point represents a different place value. The 0 in the given number is located in the ten-thousandths place, which is the fifth digit to the right of the decimal point.

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• 8.

### Pick the correct symbol:576.889          576.800

• A.

• B.

>

• C.

=

B. >
Explanation
The symbol ">" is used to indicate that the number on the left side is greater than the number on the right side. In this case, 576.889 is indeed greater than 576.800, so the correct symbol to use is ">".

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