# Prentice Hall Pre-Algebra Chapter 12: Data Analysis & Probability Chapter Exam

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#### Question 1 1. A _____ is a part of a population used to describe the whole group.

#### Question 2 2. Which axis of a histogram usually shows the categories into which the various members of a data set fall?

#### Question 3 3. What is a chart that shows the popularity or mode of a certain type of data based on the population sampled?

#### Question 4 4. All of the letters that spell MISSISSIPPI are put into a bag. What is the probability of selecting a vowel, and then after replacing the letter, also drawing an S?

#### Question 5 5. At Peter's Pizzeria, you can create your pizza choosing from 3 toppings, 3 cheese combinations, and 4 sizes. What are the events in this scenario?

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#### Question 6 6. Which of the following best describes a pie graph?

#### Question 7 7. What are a sequence of equally distributed variables?

#### Question 8 8. At a local ice cream parlor, there are 6 different flavors of ice cream from which to select (strawberry, chocolate, vanilla, rocky road, mint chocolate chip, and peanut butter). Each ice cream sundae must include 2 different flavors of ice cream; what is the probability that the next customer's sundae will have vanilla and chocolate?

#### Question 9 9. Mr. Garcia always dresses in a shirt, slacks, and dress shoes. There are 64 different outfits he can make with them. If he has 8 shirts and 2 pairs of shoes, then how many pairs of slacks does he have?

#### Question 10 10. Use the graph below to answer the following question. What is the most wanted food from the grill?

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#### Question 11 11. In Mr. Martin's math class there are 15 students out of which 4 will be selected to receive a special award. How many combinations of students can be selected?

#### Question 12 12. A(n) _____ is all members of a specified group.

#### Question 13 13. Mrs. Jones has four children: two boys and two girls. How many different combinations of boys and girls could she have had and still have ended up with four children?

#### Question 14 14. Which of the following best describes a line graph?

#### Question 15 15. Using the box plot provided, what is the vertical line circled in red?

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#### Question 16 16. Using the box plot provided, what is the rectangle circled in red?

#### Question 17 17. Using a standard deck of 52 cards, what is the probability of selecting a 4 and then after not replacing the card, selecting another 4?

#### Question 18 18. How would you determine the total number of possible combinations in a situation using the fundamental counting principle?

#### Question 19 19. For which type of study is it most appropriate to use a random sample?

#### Question 20 20. Using a standard deck of cards (which has 26 red cards and 26 black cards, with 13 cards of every suit), what is the probability of selecting a red card, and then after replacing the card, selecting a heart card?

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#### Question 21 21. Annie writes the numbers 1 through 10 on note cards. She flips the cards over so she cannot see the number and selects three cards from the stack. What is the probability that she has selected the cards numbered 1, 2, and 3?

#### Question 22 22. For each day of one school week, Mrs. Hudson gives her students a quiz in either math, science, or history. How many different combinations of quizzes are possible for the week?

#### Question 23 23. Which of the following is a type of random sampling?

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Question 24
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Susanne has a set of data she is using to create a histogram. If the set of numbers below is her data set, then which number in the data set will create the highest peak?

2,2,3,5,6,7,8,6,5,2,3,4,2,5,6,2

#### Question 25 25. What is the term for the type of data that is measurable?

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#### Question 26 26. Can you identify this chart?

#### Question 27 27. What is this type of chart?

#### Question 28 28. A student makes a dot plot to represent the grades their classmates got on the last test, and finds that it makes a shape that is mirrored nearly perfectly across a line at the mean. Is this shape symmetrical? Why or why not?

#### Question 29 29. A newspaper company is selecting four houses to receive a free newspaper on your block. There are 10 houses on your block that are numbered 1-10. What is the probability that the four houses selected for a free newspaper will all be even numbered houses?

#### Question 30 30. Jane has cards with the letters ALABAMA on them. She lays the cards face down. What is the probability of Jane selecting two cards and both of them being a vowel?

#### Prentice Hall Pre-Algebra Chapter 12: Data Analysis & Probability 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!