Ms. Janaisa Harris, an experienced educator, has devoted 4 years to teaching high school math and 6 years to tutoring. She holds a degree in Mathematics (Secondary Education, and Teaching) from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and is currently employed at Wilson County School (NC) as a mathematics teacher. She is now broadening her educational impact by engaging in curriculum mapping for her county. This endeavor enriches her understanding of educational strategies and their implementation. With a strong commitment to quality education, she actively participates in the review process of educational quizzes, ensuring accuracy and relevance to the curriculum.
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Questions and Answers
1.
Sam had 342 coins. He spent 2. How many coins does he have now?
A.
336
B.
338
C.
340
D.
344
Correct Answer C. 340
Explanation Sam initially had 342 coins. After spending 2 coins, the calculation would be 342 - 2, resulting in 340 coins. Therefore, Sam now has 340 coins remaining. This subtraction reflects the coins he spent, and the remaining quantity accurately represents the total number of coins he possesses.
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2.
A man puts an even number of candies in a jar. How many candies could he have put in the pot out of the given options?
A.
999
B.
900
C.
901
D.
905
Correct Answer B. 900
Explanation Since the question states that the man puts an even number of candies in the jar, the answer must also be an even number. Among the given options, only 900 is an even number, so it is the correct answer.
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3.
Which of these numbers is greater than "300 x 3"?
A.
903
B.
899
C.
756
D.
Both A & B
Correct Answer A. 903
Explanation In the scenario presented, we are comparing the result of "300 x 3" to the provided options. The multiplication yields 900, and among the choices, 903 is greater than 900. Consequently, option A (903) is the correct answer, as it surpasses the product of "300 x 3." This showcases a straightforward numerical comparison in the given context.
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4.
What's 5 x 9?
A.
35
B.
15
C.
51
D.
45
Correct Answer D. 45
Explanation The correct answer is 45 because when you multiply 5 by 9, you get the product of 45.
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5.
Which of these numbers is not a multiple of 3? (Check all that apply)
A.
20
B.
21
C.
71
D.
27
Correct Answer(s) A. 20 C. 71
Explanation To find the numbers that are multiple of 3, we need to check to see what numbers we get everytime we multiply by 3. Thus, when multiplying by 3, we do not get 20 nor 71.
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6.
Which of these statements is correct?
A.
456 > 465
B.
476 > 467
C.
403 > 430
D.
457 > 475
Correct Answer B. 476 > 467
Explanation The correct statement is "476 > 467" because when comparing two numbers, the greater number is the one with the larger value. In this case, 476 is greater than 467 because 476 is larger than 467.
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7.
Which number comes next in the series?
2231, 2331, 2431,...... ?
A.
2432
B.
2430
C.
2531
D.
2431
Correct Answer C. 2531
Explanation The series follows a pattern where 100 is added to each number. The first digit increases by 1 and the last two digits remain the same. Therefore, the next number in the series would have a first digit of 2, the last two digits of 31, and a middle digit that increases by 1, resulting in 2531.
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8.
Which of the following is in ascending order?
A.
5234, 5243, 5324, 5342
B.
5234, 5324, 5342, 5243
C.
5342, 5324, 5243, 5234
D.
5324, 5304, 5242, 5241
Correct Answer A. 5234, 5243, 5324, 5342
Explanation Ascending order is when numbers are arranged in order from smallest value to largest value. Thus, answer choice A is the only answer choice that is going from the smallest number to the biggest number.
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9.
What's 20 + 20 + 20 + 10 + 10?
A.
60
B.
80
C.
40
D.
120
Correct Answer B. 80
Explanation The given question asks for the sum of 20, 20, 20, 10, and 10. Adding these numbers together gives a total of 80.
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10.
Paul had $100. He spent half of that money on buying a pair of shoes. How much does he have now?
A.
$50
B.
$55
C.
$60
D.
$90
Correct Answer A. $50
Explanation Paul had $100 and he spent half of that money on buying a pair of shoes. Half of $100 is $50. Therefore, Paul now has $50 remaining.
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Janaisa Harris |BA-Mathematics|
Mathematics Expert
Ms. Janaisa Harris, an experienced educator, has devoted 4 years to teaching high school math and 6 years to tutoring. She holds a degree in Mathematics (Secondary Education, and Teaching) from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and is currently employed at Wilson County School (NC) as a mathematics teacher. She is now broadening her educational impact by engaging in curriculum mapping for her county. This endeavor enriches her understanding of educational strategies and their implementation. With a strong commitment to quality education, she actively participates in the review process of educational quizzes, ensuring accuracy and relevance to the curriculum.