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What is the result when 436,921 is rounded to the nearest thousand and then expressed in

scientific notation?

(A) 4.369 x 102
(B) 4.369 x 104
(C) 4.37 x 104
(D) 4.37 x 105
(E) 4.4 x 105

The positive integer n is not divisible by 7. The remainder when n2 is divided by 7 and the
remainder when n is divided by 7 are each equal to k. What is k?

(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 4
(D) 6
(E) It cannot be determined from the information given.

The set S consists of all multiples of 6. Which of the following sets are contained within S?

I.The set of all multiples of 3

II.The set of all multiples of 9

III.The set of all multiples of 12

(A) I only
(B) II only
(C) III only
(D) I and III only
(E) II and III only

At the beginning of 2006, both Alan and Dave were taller than Boris, and Boris was taller than
Charles. During the year, Alan grew 2 inches, Boris and Dave each grew 4 inches, and Charles
grew 3 inches. Of the following, which could NOT have been true at the beginning of 2007?

(A) Alan was shorter than Boris.
(B) Alan was shorter than Charles.
(C) Boris was shorter than Dave.
(D) Dave was shorter than Alan.
(E) Dave was shorter than Charles.

If n2 is a positive integer, which of the following must also be a positive integer?

(A) n2 + n
(B) 2n2 – n
(C) n2 – n3
(D) n3 + n
(E) 2n3 + n