Alg I B Hon March Quiz

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Square Root Quizzes & Trivia

The symbol "^" is "to the power of", so that 4 x 4 x 4 can be written as 4^3. 5 x 5 x 5 x 5 x 5 x 5 x 5 x R x R x R xV xV can be written as 5^7 x R^3 x V^2. ----------------------To show the square root of 9, we would write "sqrt (9)" = plus/minus 3


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Associative Property says that you can change the way that numbers are grouped together without changing the final answer. .Which example below illustrates the Associative Property of Addition?
    • A. 

      (3 x 4) x 5 = 5 x (3 x 4)

    • B. 

      (3 x 4) x 5 = 3 x (4 x 5)

    • C. 

      3 + (4 + 5) = (4 + 5) + 3

    • D. 

      (3 + 4) + 5 = 3 + (4 + 5)

    • E. 

      3(4 + 5) = 3(4) + 3(5)

  • 2. 
     The symbol '^' means 'to the power of'Write in Scientific Notation: 74,900,000,000
    • A. 

      749 x 10^8

    • B. 

      .749 x 10^11

    • C. 

      7.5 x 10^10

    • D. 

      7.49 x 10^10

    • E. 

      None of the answers are correct.

  • 3. 
    How much time elapses between 9:35 am and 2:15 pm?NO CALCULATOR ALLOWED!  PAPER AND PENCIL ONLY.
    • A. 

      4 hr, 45 min

    • B. 

      4 hr, 40 min

    • C. 

      4 hr, 35 min

    • D. 

      5 hr, 40 min

    • E. 

      5 hr, 35 min

  • 4. 
                  The symbol '^' means 'to the power of'Simplify: (3 ^ 7) ^ 2
    • A. 

      21 ^ 2

    • B. 

      3 ^ 9

    • C. 

      3 ^ 42

    • D. 

      3 ^ 14

    • E. 

      21 ^ 14

  • 5. 
    Which answer describes the relationship between any two models:Model A : y = -5x + 0.333Model B : y = 0.2x - 3Model C : y = 0.5x + 4Model D : y = -0.5x - 7SKETCH A PICTURE TO HELP IF YOU NEED.
    • A. 

      A and B are perpendicular because -3 and 0.333 are opposite reciprocals.

    • B. 

      C and D are parallel because they have the same slope.

    • C. 

      A and B are perpendicular because they have opposite reciprocal slopes.

    • D. 

      A and C are perpendicular because -5 and 0.5 are opposite reciprocals.

  • 6. 
    A population of prairie dogs starts off at 88 and grows at a rate of 13% per year.  Which two equations below do NOT represent the growth of the prairie dogs?
    • A. 

      88(1 + .13) ^ T

    • B. 

      88(1.13) ^ T

    • C. 

      88(1 + 13) ^ T

    • D. 

      88(113%) ^ T

    • E. 

      88(1.13%) ^ T

  • 7. 
    Which statement is false?
    • A. 

      Most absolute value problems have more than one answer.

    • B. 

      The square root of a negative number is negative.

    • C. 

      The negative of a square root of a number is always negative.

    • D. 

      The general form of a linear equation is y=mx+b.

    • E. 

      The general form of a quadratic equation is not y=ax^2+bx

  • 8. 
     Which quadrant of a 10 x 10 coordinate plane would be the most shaded by the following two inequalities?y < -2x + 3   and y > 5x -9 For example, IF you graphed these on a graphing calculator, which quadrant would be the most shaded?SKETCH A PICTURE IF NECESSARY.
    • A. 

      Quadrant I

    • B. 

      Quadrant II

    • C. 

      Quadrant III

    • D. 

      Quadrant IV

    • E. 

      Not enough information is available to answer the question.

  • 9. 
    Company ALPHA has sales of $60,000 and follows the Growth Model of 60,000(1.17)^10 for the first ten years. Company ZETA has sales of $35,000 and follows the Growth Model of 35,000(1.21)^10 for the first ten years.  You have the opportunity to go back in time and invest in one of them. Which one is the better investment?
    • A. 

      ALPHA

    • B. 

      ZETA

    • C. 

      Not enough information to make a good choice.

  • 10. 
    The use of the letter E on the calculator signifies "x 10 ^", so that 2x10^6 can be written as 2 E 6.  Simplify (2 E 6) x (4 E 9)
    • A. 

      8 E 45

    • B. 

      6.0 E 45

    • C. 

      8.0 E 14

    • D. 

      8 E 15

    • E. 

      6 E 15

  • 11. 
    Which series shows numbers in decreasing order?
    • A. 

      3.54, 3.5, 3.45, 3.44, 3.40, 3.04

    • B. 

      4.3, 4.32, 4.38, 4.83, 4.88, 4.33

    • C. 

      8.090, 8.009, 8.08, 8.80, 8.88, 9.8

    • D. 

      1.0, 2.0, 2.1, 2.2, 1.2, 1.1

  • 12. 
    A store can sell 5o boxes of cereal a day if the price is $2.80 per box and 65 boxes a day if the price is $2.65.  Assuming that the relationship is linear, how many boxes would you expect them to sell each day if the selling price was $2.20? NO CALCULATOR ALLOWED!  PAPER AND PENCIL ONLY.
    • A. 

      220

    • B. 

      110

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      130

  • 13. 
    If you have a parabola that is graphed and you wanted to slide the parabola up 5 units, which step below would you take?NO CALCULATOR ALLOWED!  PAPER AND PENCIL ONLY.
    • A. 

      Add 5 to the 'c' value.

    • B. 

      Subtract 5 from the 'c' value.

    • C. 

      Add 5 to the 'b' value.

    • D. 

      Subtract 5 from the 'b' value.

    • E. 

      Add 5 to the 'a' value

  • 14. 
    IF 40% of Bogarts are Gables, and 50% of Gables are Davis's, then a population of 60 Bogarts would have how many Davis's'?NO CALCULATOR ALLOWED!  PAPER AND PENCIL ONLY.
    • A. 

      54

    • B. 

      45

    • C. 

      14

    • D. 

      12

    • E. 

      10

  • 15. 
     Consider the following and determine what will be the seventh term. Assume that the first term is the "7".7, 11, 13, 17, 19, ____, _____
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      23

    • C. 

      21

    • D. 

      29

    • E. 

      31

  • 16. 
    Balthazar rolls a 6-sided green die. Jedediah rolls a 4-sided purple die. Obi-wan also rolls a 4-sided black die. Which answer below is NOT a possible result of the product of all three rolls?NO CALCULATOR ALLOWED!  PAPER AND PENCIL ONLY.
    • A. 

      48

    • B. 

      75

    • C. 

      80

    • D. 

      8

    • E. 

      60

  • 17. 
    In the Richter Scale for measuring earthquakes, each whole number is 10X greater than the previous whole number.  So that a 4.0 is ten times greater than a 3.0 and a 9.0 is ten times greater than an 8.0. Using that information, which answer below is true?
    • A. 

      A 2.0 is half as powerful as a 4.0

    • B. 

      A 4.0 is 100 times more powerful than a 6.0

    • C. 

      A 8.0 is 1000 times more powerful than a 5.0.

    • D. 

      A 5.0 is 100 times more powerful than a 7.0.

    • E. 

      A 2.5 is half as powerful as a 5.0.

  • 18. 
    Which statement is true?
    • A. 

      On every x-intercept the x-coordinate is always zero.

    • B. 

      Every y-intercept has an x-coordinate of zero.

    • C. 

      Every point on the y-axis is the y-intercept of a line.

    • D. 

      Every parabola has at least one x-intercept.

  • 19. 
       8 + 9 - 12 + 4(5) + 2 - 8NO CALCULATOR ALLOWED!  PAPER AND PENCIL ONLY.
    • A. 

      19

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      18

    • D. 

      17

    • E. 

      21

  • 20. 
        Which one is greater than 3/4? NO CALCULATOR ALLOWED!  PAPER AND PENCIL ONLY.
    • A. 

      2/3

    • B. 

      9/18

    • C. 

      12/20

    • D. 

      4/5

    • E. 

      3/5

  • 21. 
     Which answer is closest to the product of 36 and 7? NO CALCULATOR ALLOWED!  PAPER AND PENCIL ONLY.
    • A. 

      250

    • B. 

      258

    • C. 

      198

    • D. 

      210

    • E. 

      244

  • 22. 
    Four people weigh an average of 16 stone each.  They lose an average of 3.5 stone each.  What is their new total weight? NO CALCULATOR ALLOWED!  PAPER AND PENCIL ONLY.
    • A. 

      46 stone

    • B. 

      47 stone

    • C. 

      48 stone

    • D. 

      49 stone

    • E. 

      50 stone

  • 23. 
     What is the probability of randomly selecting the letter E from the word Tennessee?T E N N E S S E E
    • A. 

      4/5

    • B. 

      4/9

    • C. 

      5/9

    • D. 

      4/1

    • E. 

      9/4

  • 24. 
                                                                                     You take a job as a delivery person for a toilet paper company.  Each case of TP sells for $29. You are paid $1.50 per case that you deliver. In the first 30 min., you deliver 16 cases and receive $7 in tips.  IF THIS ENTIRE PATTERN CONTINUES for the rest of your 8 hour working shift, how much money would you expect to make that day?NO CALCULATOR ALLOWED!  PAPER AND PENCIL ONLY.
    • A. 

      $1,344

    • B. 

      $496

    • C. 

      $488

    • D. 

      $283

  • 25. 
    Which two expressions do NOT give you a result of 17? "x" means multiplicationNO CALCULATOR ALLOWED!  PAPER AND PENCIL ONLY.
    • A. 

      5 + 7 + -9 + 7 x 3

    • B. 

      7 * 2 - 9 + 12

    • C. 

      (15 x 3) - 18

    • D. 

      85 / 5

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