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Prealgebra Practice Placement Exam
1. Which of the following represents 35 million?
0.000035
35,000
35,000,000
35,000,000,000
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2. 7800 ÷ 11 =
79 r 1
790 r 1
790 r 10
709 r 1
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3. 30  2
^{3}
· 3 =
66
6
12
72
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4. Which of the following is a prime number?
61
62
63
65
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5. A woman drove an average speed of 50 miles/hour for 2 hours. Then, she stopped for 1 hour to eat lunch. Finally, she drove at an average speed for 40 mi/hr for 5 hours. How many miles did she drive all together?
33 miles
300 miles
97 miles
360 miles
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6. 0.15 × 0.02 =
0.3
0.03
0.003
0.0003
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7. 0.6 ÷ 0.02 =
30
3
0.3
0.03
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8. Round 34.7231 to the nearest hundredth.
35
34.72
34.7
34.723
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9. 3 + (4) =
7
7
1
1
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10. 20 ÷ 5 =
4
4
1/4
1/4
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11. 2  5 =
7
3
3
7
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12. Find 50% of 12
24
60
600
6
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13. A man earns $10 per hour at his job. The boss gives him a 30% raise. What is his new salary per hour?
$3
$13
$10.30
$40
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14. Change 5 1/4 to a fraction.
5/2
21/1
21/4
51/4
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15. 7/8  1/4
3/2
5/8
3/4
9/8
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16. 3/5 ÷ 1/2 =
6/5
5/6
3
3/10
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17. A rectangular key on a computer keyboard is 5/8 in long and 1/2 in. wide. What is the area of the key in square inches?
9/4
5/8
3/5
5/16
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18. Solve
x
+ 5 = 2
x
= 7
x
= 3
x
= 3
x
= 7
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19. Collect like terms 8
x
 5 + 2 
x
7
x
 7
9
x
 7
9
x
 3
7
x
 3
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20. Solve 4
x
+ 2 = 10 for
x
x
= 3
x
= 2
x
= 10
x
= 12
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