# MTEL Adult Basic Education: Number Sense Chapter Exam

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#### Question 1 1. What is 1 / 8 as a decimal?

#### Question 2 2. Estimate 54 - 13 by rounding.

#### Question 3 3. A particular pancake recipe calls for 3 cups of flour to 1 cup of milk. Keeping things in proportion, what is the ratio of flour to milk if you double this recipe?

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Question 4
4.
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?

#### Question 5 5. Which of the following is a composite number?

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#### Question 6 6. How old is the concept of base ten in written form?

#### Question 7 7. Convert 54% into a decimal.

#### Question 8 8. In a positional numeral system, how many values can the number 8 have?

#### Question 9 9. Round the number 379 to the nearest tens.

#### Question 10 10. What is the number 5.14 as a percent?

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#### Question 11 11. Sam's rabbit recently had a litter of bunnies and so did Lucy'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 boy rabbits were born altogether?

#### Question 12 12. Why was zero an important addition to the Arabic numeral system?

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Question 13
13.
Write a ratio for the number of students who received an A to the number of students who received an F.

A Students = 3

B Students = 8

C Students = 2

D Students = 1

F Students = 2

#### Question 14 14. How would you define a good algorithm?

#### Question 15 15. What is 0.6 as a percent?

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#### Question 16 16. Estimate 789 - 345 by rounding to the nearest hundreds.

#### Question 17 17. Why did the Mesopotamians use a base sixty system of numbers?

#### Question 18 18. A binary search algorithm begins at the _____ of a list.

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Question 19
19.
Write a ratio for the number of red balls to blue balls.

Red balls = 10

Blue balls = 8

Green balls = 6

#### Question 20 20. What is correct expression for the absolute value of the following number: 8?

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#### Question 21 21. What is an algorithm?

#### Question 22 22. Estimate 8,452 - 6,123 by rounding to the nearest thousands.

#### Question 23 23. Which of the following is a prime number?

#### Question 24 24. What type of decimal cannot be turned into a fraction?

#### Question 25 25. A prime number is a number that can only be divided by _____ and the number itself.

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#### Question 26 26. What is the most efficient base number for higher mathematics like algebra, geometry, and calculus?

#### Question 27 27. What is an easy way to remember how to convert a fraction into a decimal?

#### Question 28 28. Absolute values make positive numbers _____ and negative numbers _____.

#### Question 29 29. What is a consideration when converting decimals to fractions?

#### Question 30 30. Convert 36,098,000 to scientific notation.

#### MTEL Adult Basic Education: Number Sense Chapter Exam Instructions

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