1. Which of the following equations would have
graphs that were symmetric across the y-axis?
A. y = -|x| + 6
B. y = x2 – 3x
C. y = |x + 1| - 1
D. y = x2 – 2x – 1
2. Which of the following points are collinear
with the point (5, 4) and the x-intercept of y = 3x – 9?
A. (2, -3)
B. (4, 2)
C. (7, 10)
D. (10, 17)
Square with an area of 36 square inches. How long is the line
segment from the midpoint of one side to a non-adjacent vertex?
the article “Experts zero in on pizza as packing pounds on kids” on
page A2 of the Tuesday, January 20th, Seattle Times.
average Teens will eat pizza on 22% of given days. How likely is a
teen to go an entire week without eating pizza?
Teens eat an average of 143 calories of pizza every day, which
represents 7% of their total calorie intake. On days when they do
eat pizza they eat 624 more calories than they would otherwise. The
pizza they on those days eat represents 26% of that day’s calories.
How many calories do teens eat on days when they do not eat pizza?
Teens eat pizza 22% on any given days. How many extra calories will
teens eat a year on days they ate pizza?
the article “U.S. traces ‘honey laundering’” on page A5 of the
Tuesday, January 20th, Seattle Times.
of all honey consumed in the U.S. is imported from other countries,
often from dubious sources. On average Americans eat 1.4 pounds of
honey each year. If the population of the United States is now 317
million, how many ounces of imported honey do Americans each year?
A. 4.7 billion ounces
B. 5.0 billion ounces
C. 6.5 billion ounces
D. 7.1 billion ounces
is one of several countries whose export numbers for honey are
suspicious. The country only produces 45,000 pounds of honey each
year, but exports 37 million pounds. If 20% of the honey produced in
Malaysia is consumed locally, what is the maximum percent of the
honey exported from Malaysia to the U.S that is actually from
the article “Obama’s plan for free college: how a similar idea is
playing out here” on page A1 of the Wednesday, January 21st,
9. Ms. McEwan estimates that going to community
college has saved her family $100,000, by allowing her to avoid
paying for two years of out-of-state tuition and room and board at
the University of Oregon for the 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 school
years. Tuition at Oregon for 2014-2015 was $30,800, 9.2% higher than
the year before. How much of the $100,000 Ms. McEwan saved was from
avoiding the costs of room and board?
10. Examine the graph titled “How community
college costs have increased through the years” on page A1. What was
the average annual percentage increase in community college tuition
from 2001-2002 to 2009-20010?
11. If the annual percentage increase in
tuition for community college had remained the same from 2009 on
till now, what would the tuition be for the 2015-2016 year?
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