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Solving Equations
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1. Complete the statement 90 s =

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2. Find the percent of change of 10 ft to 7 ft. Describe the percent of change as an increase or decrease. : 1O0/0; decrease 70%; increase 30/o; decrease 7%; increase
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4. Susan wants to find the height of the tallest building in her city. She stands 280 feet away from the building. There is a tree 36 feet in front o f her, which she knows is 18 feet tall. How tall is the building, to the nearest foot?

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5. A worker on an assembly line takes 8 hours to produce 27 parts. At that rate, how many parts can she produce in 16 hours? 5 parts 14 parts 45 parts 54 parts 6. The pair of figures is similar. Find the missing length x.

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10. A scuba diver has a taut rope connecting the dive boat to an anchor on the ocean floor. The rope is 95 feet long. The water is 40 feet deep. To the nearest tenth of a foot, how far is the anchor from a point directly below the boat? 80.7 ft

11. The circulation of a newsletter decreased from 3700 to 3441. Find the percent of decrease in circulation, to the nearest percent. 8.5%; decrease 7%; increase 7%; decrease 8.5%; increase 12. Solve 8x x = 5

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17. During the month of February, Shoe World sold 40 pairs of red loafers. After an ad campaign to boost sales, they sold 48 pairs i n March. Find the percent of increase in sales. 1 32% 8 '10 20O o / 60O o / 18. Which number is NOT the sum of three consecutive integers? 65 150 42 57 19. Solve the proportion ! = !
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20. A bus traveling at an average rate of 30 miles per hour left the city at 10:30 A.M. A car following the bus at 50 miles per hour left the city at noon. At what time did the car catch up with the bus? 12:55 P.M. 1:55 P.M. 3:25 P.M. 2:15 P.M. Score My Test

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Chapter Test
Solving Equations
Results of the quiz.
1. Complete the statement 90 s = INCORRECT: 0.5 CORRECT: 1.5

min.

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2. Find the percent of change o f 10 ft to 7 ft. Describe the percent of change as an increase or decrease. INCORRECT: 7%; increase CORRECT: 30/o; decrease 3. Use the fact that vertical angles are congruent and find the value of x.

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INCORRECT: x = -1 CORRECT: x = 9

4. Susan wants to find the height of the tallest building in her city. She stands 280 feet away from the building. There is a tree 36 feet in front o f her, which she knows is 18 fee: tall. How tall is the building, to the nearest foot?

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INCORRECT: 561 ft CORRECT: 140 ft

5. A worker on an assembly line takes 8 hours to produce 27 parts. At that rate, how many parts can she produce in 16 hours? CORRECT: 54 parts
6. The pair of figures is similar. Find the missing length x.
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10. A scuba diver has a taut rope connecting the dive boat to an anchoi on the ocean floor. The rope is 95 feet long. The water is 40 feet deep. To the nearest tenth o f a foot, how far is the anchor from a point directly below the boat? CORRECT: 86.2 f t 11. The circulation of a newsletter decreased from 3700 t o 3441. Find the percent of decrease in circulation, to the nearest percent. INCORRECT: 8.5%; increase CORRECT: 7%; decrease

12. Solve 8x

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17. During the month o f February, Shoe World sold 40 pairs o f red loafers. After an ad campaign to boost sales, they sold 48 pairs in March. Find the percent of increase in sales. INCORRECT: 60/o CORRECT: 20% 18. Which number is NOT the sum of three consecutive integers? INCORRECT: 57 CORRECT: 65 19. Solve the proportion Z =
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20. A bus traveling at an average rate of 30 miles per hour left the city at 1 0 : 3 0 A.M. A car following the bus at 50 miles per hour left the city at noon. At what time did the car catch up with the bus? CORRECT: 2: 15 P.M.
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Mental Math
Solving lnequalitles
You use the same method for solving inequalities as for solving equations.

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x-2=4 6 -2 = 4

Check the inequality symbol. Choose a value from x > 6. Substitute: 8-2>4

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Math Reasoning
An eighth-grade student noticed that during the school year she had read books of certain lengths. She drew graphs describing the number of pages in each book. Read each description. Then write the letter of the appropriate graph next to its description. 1. A book with more than or fewer than 150 pages 2. A book with more than 150 pages -

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Error Analysis
Working with Inequalities
Find the error, if any, in each exercise. Identify the step(s) in which the error(s) occur. If the exercise is correct, write, "No errors." Solve and graph the solution.
1. x -t 13

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9. Twice a number is at most 40.
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Error Analysis
It's Absolutely Wrong
Find the error, if any, in each exercise. Identify the step(s) in which the error(s) occur. If the exercise is correct, write, " N o errors." Solve and graph.

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Puzzle
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Match each absolute value with the graph of its solution. Then fill in the blanks below with the letters that match each number.

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Math Reasoning
Too Big and Too Little
You are supposed to take your 8-year-old cousin Karen to the amusement park. She has been complaining that the kiddie rides are too babyish and that she cannot go on most of the big rides. Karen is 4 ft 5 in. tall. Make graphs on the number lines of the age and height restrictions for the big rides. Label each graph with the name of the ride.

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