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# Ma

Mathematics test
KEY STAGE

3
TIER

5–7 Paper 1
Calculator not allowed
First name _______________________________________________

## Last name _______________________________________________

School _______________________________________________
2008

Remember
The test is 1 hour long.
You must not use a calculator for any question in this test.
You will need: pen, pencil, rubber, ruler and a pair of compasses.
Some formulae you might need are on page 2.
This test starts with easier questions.
Try to answer all the questions.
Write all your answers and working on the test paper – do not use
any rough paper. Marks may be awarded for working.
Check your work carefully.
Ask your teacher if you are not sure what to do.

TOTAL MARKS

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Instructions

This means write down your

Calculators
You must not use a calculator to
answer any question in this test.

Formulae
You might need to use these formulae

Trapezium
b
1
Area = (a + b)h height (h)
2

Prism

length

area of cross-section

## Volume = area of cross-section × length

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Making ten, Decimals

+ = 10 1 mark

## 2. Work out the following.

1.2 × 6

1 mark

1.2 ÷ 6

1 mark

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Duckweed

## In each container they put some duckweed plants.

Then they recorded the number of leaves on the plants every day.

Results:

60

Container A
50

40

Number
of 30
leaves

Container B
20

Container C
10

0
1 3 5 7 9 11 13 15 17 19
Day

Key:

A: No salt

## C: Large amount of salt

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(a) How many leaves were in each container on day 1?

1 mark

(b) In container A, how many more leaves were there on day 19 than on day 1?

1 mark

## (c) Duckweed plants with no leaves are dead.

On which day did the pupils record that the plants in container B were dead?

Day
1 mark

(d) How did the amount of salt affect the change in the number of leaves?

1 mark

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Six cubes

## Tick ( ) them both.

1 mark

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Substituting, Boxes

## When x = then x+3=

When x = then 3x =

When x = then
x=
3 2 marks

## How many tins are there?

2 marks

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1
3 2 times table

1 1
1 × 3 = 3
2 2

1
2 × 3 = 7
2

1 1
3 × 3 = 10
2 2

1
4 × 3 =
2
1 mark

1
5 × 3 =
2
1 mark

1
6 × 3 = 21
2

## Use the table to help you work out this calculation.

1
60 × 3 =
2
1 mark

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Solving

1
(b) Is the answer to 11 × 3 a whole number?
2

Yes No

1 mark

## 8. Find the values of x

5x – 3 = 12

x=
1 mark

13 + 2x = 3

x= 1 mark

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Coordinates

( 5, 6 )

A Not drawn
accurately

( 1, 2 )

0 x

## What are the coordinates of point A?

A is ( , ) 2 marks

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Expressions

10. Match each expression on the left with the equivalent expression on the right.

## The first one is done for you.

3d + d

2d

3d
3d – d

4d

3d × d
2d 2

3d 2

3d ÷ d

2d 3
2 marks

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Views

Isometric grid

## They are joined to make the new shape below.

TOP

SIDE FRONT

Isometric grid

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Multiple of 6

## View from View from View from

the TOP the FRONT the SIDE

2 marks

Square grid

## 12. I am thinking of a number.

My number is a multiple of 6

## What three other numbers must my number be a multiple of?

, and
1 mark

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Test results

## 13. There are 25 pupils in a class.

The table shows information about their test results in maths and English.

English

## Level 5 Level 6 Level 7

Level 5 0 1 1

Level 6 2 7 0
maths
Level 7 2 1 4

Level 8 0 1 6

(a) How many pupils had the same level in both maths and English?

1 mark

(b) How many pupils had a higher level in maths than in English?

1 mark

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Square tiles

Not drawn
accurately

Not drawn
accurately

## You must give the correct unit with your answer.

1 mark

1 mark

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Walking to school

## Walk Do not walk

to school to school

Boys 2 8

Girls 5 10

%
1 mark

## (b) What percentage of the pupils in this class walk to school?

%
2 marks

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100 metres

16. A pupil recorded the times of 23 people running the 100 metres.
The stem-and-leaf diagram shows the results.

13 6 Key:
14 1 3 4
13 6 represents 13.6 seconds
14 7 7 8 9
15 0 1 1 3 4 4
15 5 7 8 8 9
16 2 2 4 4

(a) Two of the people ran the 100 metres in 14.7 seconds.

How many of them ran the 100 metres faster than this?

people
1 mark

seconds
2 marks

## (c) What was the median time?

seconds
1 mark

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Sequences

17. (a) For each sequence below, tick ( ) the correct box to show
if it is increasing, decreasing or neither.

## increasing decreasing neither

1 1 1 1
2 3 4 5

6 7 8 9
13 12 11 10

1 2 3 4
2 4 6 8

3 4 5 6
2 3 4 5
2 marks

(b) A different sequence has this expression for the nth term:

1
( n + 1) 2

## Work out the first four terms in the sequence.

1 mark

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Equation, Cancelling

6 + 2x = x – 6

x =
2 marks

## 19. Work out

1 × 2 × 3 × 4 × 5
=
1 × 2 × 3
1 mark

2
(1 × 2 × 3 × 4 × 5)
2
=
(1 × 2 × 3)
1 mark

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Finding Atlanta

20. This map of part of America shows Chicago and New York.

Sea

## Atlanta is further south than both Chicago and New York.

It is 710 miles from Chicago and 850 miles from New York.

## You must leave in your construction lines.

2 marks

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Twice as far

## They lie on a horizontal line.

4
A B

–2 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16

## There are two possible answers. Give them both.

( , ) or ( , ) 2 marks

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Functions

## Look at this function.

p = 3x As x increases, p increases.

## q=x–2 As x increases, q increases q decreases

1
r= x As x increases, r increases r decreases
2

## s=2–x As x increases, s increases s decreases

1
t= x As x increases, t increases t decreases

2 marks

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Red and blue cubes

23. In a bag, there are red and blue cubes in the ratio 4 : 7

red : blue
4:7

red : blue
6:7

## How many blue cubes are in the bag?

2 marks

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Straight lines

Yes No

1 mark

## Write the equation of this straight line.

1 mark

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Square root, Heads or tails

1 mark

and
1 mark

## Each person chooses heads or tails at random, then a coin is thrown.

People who choose the side shown by the coin are left in the game.

## The rest are out of the game.

If a group of 1000 people are going to play this game, how many people
might you expect to be left in the game after 5 throws?

people
2 marks

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Coordinate net

Not drawn
accurately

K ( 20, 10 )

L 0 x

## What are the coordinates of the points L and M?

L is ( , ) 1 mark

M is ( , ) 1 mark

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Halving

28. Ed writes:
1
of 10 3 = 5 3
2

## Show why Ed is wrong.

1 mark

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