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# 1. What is the sum of the number of faces, vertices and edges in a triangular prism? 2.

One-third of a 30-student class is absent today. One-half of those were also absent yesterday. What percent of the class has been absent for two straight days? Express your answer to the nearest whole number. 3. Compute: (17 + 10) 2 (17 10) 2 . 4. Two of Mr. Bernards classes took the same test. His class of 20 students had an average score of 80. His other class of 30 students had an average of 70. What was the average score for all 50 students? 5. The radius of a circle is increased by 100%. By what percent is the area of the circle increased?
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7. What is the least common multiple of 12, 18 and 30? 8. In any given year, the dates (represented as month/day) 4/4, 6/6, 8/8, 10/10 and 12/12 all fall on the same day of the week. June 3, 2020 is a Wednesday. What day of the week is December 15, 2020? 9. Taylor wants to buy cases to hold her 86 compact discs. Each case holds 9 discs. How many cases does she need to buy? 10. A board whose length is 84 inches is cut into three pieces in the ratio 1:2:3. What is the number of inches in the length of the shortest piece? 11. How many integers can be represented as a difference of two distinct members of the set {1, 2, 3}? 12. At what time is the sum of the digits which represent the hours and minutes on a 12-hour digital watch the greatest? 13. What is the sum of the coordinates of the midpoint of the segment with endpoints (6, 12) and (0, -6)?

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14. A refrigerator was originally priced at \$250. It was then put on sale for 20% off. What is the number of dollars in the final price of the refrigerator if an additional 15% is taken off of the sale price? 15. What is the sum of all the prime numbers less than 10? 16. Sixteen is 64% of what number? 17. Molly has seven U.S. coins with a total value of 88 cents. She does not have any half-dollars. How many dimes does Molly have? 18. What is the number of square units in the area of a triangle whose sides are 3, 4 and 5 units? 19. The point A(-7, 4) is reflected across the x-axis onto point B. Point B is reflected over the y-axis onto point C. What is the sum of the coordinates of point C? 20. If x = 3 and y = 2, then what is the value of
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21. What is the value of 1 4 1 16 1 64 1 256 1 1024 ? 2 8 32 128 512 22. Set A has 16 elements and set B has 37 elements. The union of sets A and B has 43 elements. How many elements are in the intersection of sets A and B? 23. TV screens are described by the lengths of their diagonals. A 19" TV has a rectangular screen with a diagonal length of 19 inches. The screen of a 20" TV is 12 inches tall. How many inches wide is the screen? 24. Jonathan drove at an average rate of 48 miles per hour. How many miles did he travel in 40 minutes? 25. For what value of n does as a common fraction.

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26. What part of 15 hours is 15 seconds? Express your answer as a common fraction.

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42. Of the following numbers, what is the sum of the two smallest, to the nearest thousandth: 0.15 0.42 0.063 0.1657 ?

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43. How many solutions does the equation 44. If n!5! = 6!, then what is value of n ?

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45. If a * b = ab + ba, for all positive integer values of a and b, then what is the value of 4 * 3?
3 as high as the previous bounce. 46. Each bounce of a ball goes 4 The second bounce was 24 inches high. What was the height, in inches, of the first bounce?

47. The perimeter of an isosceles triangle is 36 cm, and the altitude to its base is 12 cm. What is the number of square centimeters in the area of the triangle? 48. There are 30 equally-weighted questions on Mr. Davens math final. If a student must score 68% or greater to pass, what is the minimum number of questions that must be answered correctly to pass? 49. A pizza parlor offers six toppings. What is the greatest number of four-topping pizzas that can be made such that no two pizzas have the same topping combination? 50. Jacob bought a CD for \$15 and sold it for \$20. He then bought it back for \$25 and sold it again for \$28. How many dollars profit did he make? 51. What is 150% of 0.84, to the nearest hundredth? 52. Given
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53. What is the greatest odd integer that is a factor of 5! ? 54. What is the number of centimeters in the diameter of a circle whose area is 100 cm2? 55. Compute: 55 1212 15 1212 . 56. One leg of a right triangle is increased by 10%, and the other leg is decreased by 10%. By what percent does the area of the triangle decrease?

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57. Data can be entered at the rate of 150 pieces of information in 15 minutes. At this rate, how many pieces of information can 1 be entered in 1 2 hours? 58. A suitcase lock has 3 dials with the digits 0, 1, 2,..., 9 on each. How many different settings are possible if all three digits have to be different? 59. Ralph can do one-third of a job in two-thirds of an hour. At this rate, how many hours will it take him to finish the entire job? 60. Compute: 6 6 6 + 6 6 .

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> 6 and n is a positive integer. What is the 61. It is known that 200 n largest possible value for n?
62. Fifty cards, numbered 1- 50, are placed in a box. One card is randomly selected. What is the probability that the number on the card is prime and is a multiple of 7? Express your answer as a common fraction. 63. Tylers quiz scores in Math Investigations were 5, 7, 9, 10, 13, 19 and 21. Determine the ratio of the median of his scores to the arithmetic mean of his scores. Express your answer as a common fraction. 64. A discount card offers \$5 off for any purchase from \$50 to \$99.99, and \$15 off any purchase of \$100 or more. What is the maximum percent discount that can be obtained using this card? 65. A rectangle has perimeter 26 inches and integer length sides, in inches. What is the number of square inches in the greatest possible area? 66. What is 1/2 of 1/3 of 1/5 of 60? 67. Compute and express as a common fraction:
3 1 + 4 5 4 1 + 5 2

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68. During a 24-hour period, 1440 cars pass through a toll booth. What is the mean number of cars that pass through per minute? 69. What is the greatest common factor of 68 and 92?

## 2001 MATHCOUNTS Foundation: 2002 Chapter Countdown Round

70. The angle measures of the three angles of a triangle are in the ratio 1:3:6. What is the number of degrees in the measure of the largest angle? 71. What is the least common multiple of 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8? 72. Express as a common fraction: 5
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73. The number 115 can be written as 12q + r where q and r are integers and 0 r < 12 . What is the value of q - r ?
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75. If Mike drinks eight 8-ounce glasses of water each day during 2002, how many gallons of water will he consume? (A gallon is 128 ounces.) Express your answer as a decimal to the nearest tenth. 76. Two opposite sides of a square are each increased by 40%, while the other two sides are each decreased by 30%. The perimeter of the original square is increased by what percent? 77. A book of tickets for 30 games of a local universitys baseball team sold for \$120, and a book of tickets for 7 games of the same universitys football team sold for \$161. By how many dollars did the average cost of one football game ticket exceed that of one baseball game ticket? 78. A portion of a number line is divided into 4 equal parts, as shown. What is the value of p, to the nearest ten-thousandth?
0.2304 p 0.4304

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What is the least number of Meal Deals that Mr. Jones must purchase to get all of the food and beverage that he needs? 80. A rectangle has an area of 36 m2 and a width of meters. 3 What is the number of meters in the length of the rectangle?
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