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NMTA Math: Reasoning Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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 2 2. The difference between equal and equivalent exemplifies which principle?

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. What is a Mathematical Model?

Question 5 5. 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?

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

Question 7 7. What is a very broad definition of mathematical modeling?

Question 8 8. 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 9 9. Most advanced mathematical proofs use which type of reasoning?

Question 10 10. What single word best describes Negation logic?

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Question 11 11. Why are models not always accurate?

Question 12 12. How is estimating helpful when solving math problems in an academic setting?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT one of the five main logic connectives?

Question 14 14. Making relationships and comparisons with a known concept in order to understand an unknown concept is the definition of which principle?

Question 15 15. 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?

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Question 16 16. Using a known formula to calculate a solution to an algebra equation is an example of which type of reasoning?

Question 17 17. Parentheses, exponents, multiplication, division, addition, subtraction (PEMDAS) is a very common example of which principle?

Question 18 18. The statement A pet can be a quiet companion or a playmate (or both) is an example of which logic connective.

Question 19 19. Given 51 * 28, what is a valid estimated answer?

Question 20 20. The fact that positive numbers are larger than negative numbers is an example of which principle?

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Question 21 21. 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 22 22. What well-known mathematical model could you use to determine the size (in square feet) of your rectangular backyard?

Question 23 23. What is a concise phrase that sums up the definition of estimate?

Question 24 24. 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?

Question 25 25. 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?

NMTA Math: Reasoning Chapter Exam Instructions

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