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# MTLE Basic Skills: Solving Math Problems Chapter Exam

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#### Question 1 1. Tom likes to go over to his friend's house almost every night to play video games. They usually spend 3 hours a night playing the video game together. Last week, they spent a total of 15 hours playing the video game. If Tom went over every night, he would spend 21 hours playing the video game. Also, Tom's friend's mom gives Tom two cookies each time he is there. How many cookies does Tom get last week?

#### Question 2 2. Estimate the product of 6.8 x 2.081.

#### Question 3 3. The price of an airline ticket rose from $300 to $350. What is the percent increase, rounded to the nearest whole number?

#### Question 4 4. A number plus five is the same as eleven. What is the number?

#### Question 5 5. What is 5 divided by 0.5?

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#### Question 6 6. Kate is investing $1,000 and wants to double it in 8 years. What yearly, simple interest rate will she need to find?

#### Question 7 7. Jenny has $100.24 in her bank account. She withdraws $20. How much is left in her bank account?

#### Question 8 8. Jim has two jobs. He gets paid $10 an hour at one job and $8 an hour at the other job. If he works 5 hours at the job that pays $10 an hour and 3 hours at the other, how much money will he make?

#### Question 9 9. Four times three is what?

#### Question 10 10. A number divided by twelve is two. What is the number?

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#### Question 11 11. A model house is built to 1/8 or 0.125 of real-world size, so everything in the model house is exactly 0.125 times the size of its real-world counterpart. It has a particularly cute dining table in the kitchen area. The owner of the model house has the same cute dining table in his kitchen. His real dining table stands 30 inches tall. How tall does the table in the model house stand?

#### Question 12 12. Sarah's piggy bank has $12.50 in it. If Sarah splits this money with her sister, how much money does each get?

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Question 13
13.
Solve.

7/8 + 4x = 3

#### Question 14 14. Crystal has $20 and Sally has $30. If they combine what they have, how many pairs of shoes can they buy if each pair is $25?

#### Question 15 15. If a car drives at 60 miles per hour for 4 hours, how far will it go?

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#### Question 16 16. Which of the following ratios is NOT proportional to 2:3?

#### Question 17 17. Six lollipops are divided equally among three friends. If each friend now has 10 lollipops, how many lollipops did each friend originally have?

#### Question 18 18. Bridget wants to buy one t-shirt for $18.79 and a pair of shoes for $24.79. About how much should she expect to pay?

#### Question 19 19. You are in line at a grocery store. You see the person in front of you get very angry at the cashier for giving him $1.15 in change. The person just bought something that cost $2.85 and he gave the cashier a $5. Why is he angry?

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Question 20
20.
Tom likes to go over to his friend's house almost every night to play video games. They usually spend 3 hours a night playing the video game together. Last week, they spent a total of 15 hours playing the video game. If Tom went over every night, he would spend 21 hours playing the video game. Also, Tom's friend's mom gives Tom two cookies each time he is there. How many cookies did Tom get last week?

For this problem, which of the following is an important part?

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#### Question 21 21. A restaurant sells cheeseburgers to chicken sandwiches in a ratio of 7:2. If the restaurant sells 12 chicken sandwiches one day, how many cheeseburgers does it sell?

#### Question 22 22. 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 23 23. Estimate the product of 5.4 x 3.8.

#### Question 24 24. What is six plus twelve?

#### Question 25 25. If four of your friends each give you $20.75, how much will you have total?

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#### Question 26 26. 3.25 ∗ 5.15 = ?

#### Question 27 27. How many pieces of 4.5-inch-long wood can you get from a 36-inch-long piece of wood?

#### Question 28 28. Joy takes a car and a boat to get to work. It takes Joy two hours to get to work each morning. If Joy spends 45 minutes on the boat, how long does she spend driving?

#### Question 29 29. Which of the following is an example of a unit rate?

#### Question 30 30. By what do you multiply your equation with fractions to get rid of the fractions?

#### MTLE Basic Skills: Solving Math Problems 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 "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!