# Basic Elements of Mathematics Chapter Exam

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#### Question 1 1. Both Drew and Barry have a baking company. They are competitors. This coming weekend they are going head to head in the annual bake-off competition at the county fair. Drew is going to bake 15 of his best known pies such as chocolate mousse and coconut creme. Barry is going to also bake 15 of his best known pies such as sweet potato and key lime. How many total pies will be baked between Drew and Barry?

#### Question 2 2. A number is greater than 95.

#### Question 3 3. Sam has 4 red balloons and 8 purple balloons. Judy has 12 red balloons and 4 orange balloons. How many red balloons do Sam and Judy have together?

#### Question 4 4. If x = 1 and y = 2, what can be said about z if z = xy?

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Question 5
5.
Which of the following word problems is the properly restated form of this word problem?

Linda brings four apples and Joey brings six apples. How many apples does each friend get if there are five friends?

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Question 6
6.
If the following two propositions are true, which is a true statement?

Theresa loves dogs.

Spot is a dog.

#### Question 7 7. If you are starting with what you know about a large population and coming to a conclusion about a specific scenario, then which type of reasoning are you using?

#### Question 8 8. What kinds of notes should you take?

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Question 9
9.
The statement *A pet can be a quiet companion or a playmate (or both)* is an example of which logic connective.

#### Question 10 10. Joe came to school with 3 pencils in the morning. Over the course of the school day, he let 5 different people borrow his pencils. The first three people gave him the pencil back, but the last two people didn't. How many pencils does he have now?

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#### Question 11 11. Which symbol is this?

#### Question 12 12. What is the first step in solving word problems?

#### Question 13 13. Two trains meet each other in Treeport. One train comes from the east two hours away. The other train comes from the west three hours away. If both trains are 120 miles away, how much faster is the faster train traveling?

#### Question 14 14. What important thing do you have to remember when restating word problems?

#### Question 15 15. Bob is selling a fried chicken dinner for $5 a plate. At the end of one day, he manages to sell 52 such dinners. How much money did he make?

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#### Question 16 16. Triangles have 180 degrees in total, and squares are two triangles put together. What can you say about the total degrees of a square?

#### Question 17 17. Using a known formula to calculate a solution to an algebra equation is an example of which type of reasoning?

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Question 18
18.
The statement: *If a shape has four equal sides with four right angles, then it is a square* is an example of which logic connective?

#### Question 19 19. Which of the following is the math sentence of this?

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Question 20
20.
Take this word problem:

Lucy's rabbit recently had a litter of bunnies and so did Sam's rabbit. Sam's rabbit gave birth to 4 boy and 3 girl bunnies. Lucy's rabbit gave birth to 2 boy and 8 girl bunnies. How many baby rabbits does Lucy have?

Which of the following is NOT an important part of this word problem:

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#### Question 21 21. What parts of your word problem should you sketch?

#### Question 22 22. What is the first step in solving a word problem?

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Question 23
23.
If a = c and b = c, what kinds of new statements can you make?

A: If a = c and b = c, then a = b.

B: If a = 1, then b = 1.

C: If b = 2, then a = 1.

#### Question 24 24. What single word best describes Negation logic?

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Question 25
25.
Which of the following is the equation to solve the following word problem?

Sam has 4 red balloons and 8 purple balloons. Judy has 12 red balloons and 4 orange balloons. How many red balloons do Sam and Judy have together?

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#### Question 26 26. Which of the following is NOT one of the five main logic connectives?

#### Question 27 27. Susie has a box filled with candy. How many candy pieces does she have inside her box if there are 10 chocolate candies, 5 strawberry candies, and 15 vanilla candies?

#### Question 28 28. Six lollipops are divided equally among three friends. If each friend now has 10 lollipops, how many lollipops did each friend originally have?

#### Question 29 29. If you start with what you know about a specific scenario and generalize that information to a whole population, what type of reasoning are you using?

#### Question 30 30. Tony went swimming at a nearby lake one summer day. There were very few other swimmers there. Later, he told his friend that he had found a great new lake for swimming. He explained that it was great because no one else ever went there. What type of reasoning was Tony using?

#### Basic Elements of Mathematics Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!