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NES Math: Reasoning Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT one of the five main logic connectives?

Question 2 2. Using a known formula to calculate a solution to an algebra equation is an example of which type of reasoning?

Question 3 3. Which logic connective has a symbol that looks like an upside down V (or a tepee that traps things inside)?

Question 4 4. 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 5 5. Why are models not always accurate?

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Question 6 6. An easy and efficient method to use when estimating is what?

Question 7 7. How is estimating helpful when solving math problems in an academic setting?

Question 8 8. What is a concise phrase that sums up the definition of estimate?

Question 9 9. What is a Mathematical Model?

Question 10 10. The statement 'multiplying always results in a larger number than the ones you started with' is disproved when multiplying a positive number with a negative number. This is an example of which principle?

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Question 11 11. 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 12 12. 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 13 13. Use estimation to find an estimate of the correct answer to 515 + 113 + 280 + 425. Using this information, choose the exact answer from the possibilities given.

Question 14 14. What is a very broad definition of mathematical modeling?

Question 15 15. The statement A pet can be a quiet companion or a playmate (or both) is an example of which logic connective.

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Question 16 16. What single word best describes Negation logic?

Question 17 17. Given 51 * 28, what is a valid estimated answer?

Question 18 18. If you wanted to create a mathematical model to determine the size of a backyard in order to lay grass seed, what variables might you want to consider building into your model?

Question 19 19. The difference between equal and equivalent exemplifies which principle?

Question 20 20. 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?

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Question 21 21. Parentheses, exponents, multiplication, division, addition, subtraction (PEMDAS) is a very common example of which principle?

Question 22 22. Most advanced mathematical proofs use which type of reasoning?

Question 23 23. Making relationships and comparisons with a known concept in order to understand an unknown concept is the definition of which principle?

Question 24 24. The fact that positive numbers are larger than negative numbers is an example of which principle?

Question 25 25. What well-known mathematical model could you use to determine the size (in square feet) of your rectangular backyard?

NES Math: Reasoning 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!

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