PSAJXT - Grade 8 Mathematics Practice Test 2001
In John's homeroom, 1/3 of the students walk to school and 1/4 come by car.
The remaining 15 come by school bus. How many students are in his homeroom?

So far this term, Calvin has these scores on quizzes:
81, 86, 96, 93, 84
There is one remaining quiz. What must he get on the last quiz to have an overall mean score of 90?

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25% of what number is 100?

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Simplify (.5)(.5)(.5)

How many tiles will be in the 6th arrangement in the pattern?

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What is the best estimate of the angle between the two hands on a clock at 5:10? (Express your answer in degrees.)
What is the product of a non-zero number n and it's reciprocal?

The squares in the figure below are congruent.
The perimeter of the entire figure is 24 units.
What is the area of one small square?

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In the figure below:

• distance yz equals distance zw and
• distance xy equals distance yw and
• distance yz equals 4

What is the value of distance xw?

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Type your answer below as a number (example: 5, 3.1, 4 1/2, or 3/2):
Compute 8 - (-5 + 3 * 7)

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The largest natural lake in Massachusetts is Assawompsett Pond which has an area of 2,656 acres. What is the area of the lake in square miles? Note that there are 640 acres in 1 square mile.

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Of the 12 songs on Ella's new CD, 3 are her favorites.
If her CD player chooses one song at random, what is the probability that it will be one of her favorite songs?

Figure ABCD is translated so that the image of A is A' at (-3,2).
What is the ordered pair of B when the image is translated?

Some eighth-grade students want to raise at least \$300 for a field trip by selling popcorn and fruit bars.
The chart below shows the amount of profit they will make on each sale.

If they sell exactly 500 fruit bars, how many boxes of popcorn will they need to sell to make a total of \$300?

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The shaded parts of the diagram represent the spaces that are reserved. What percent of the spaces is reserved ?

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Compute:

5 - (-8 + 6 * 4)

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Corrine (C) and her brother Jerome (J) have the same birthday.
When Corrine was 8 years old, Jerome was 2.
Write an equation that shows the relationship between Corrine's age, C, and Jerome's age, J, at all times during their lives.

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50% of what number is 35?

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In how many ways can 5 different vases be arranged on a shelf?

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Leo correctly answered 11 out of 13 questions on the math test.

What percent of the questions did Leo get correct?

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Some eighth-grade students want to raise at least \$300 for a field trip by selling popcorn and fruit bars.
The graph below shows the amount of each product they will need to sell to make \$300.

Based on last year's sales, the students will probably not be able to sell more than 600 fruit bars.
Using the graph, you can find the number of boxes of popcorn the students must sell to make a total of \$300 if they sell exactly 600 fruit bars.

How many boxes of popcorn must they sell?

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Some eighth-grade students want to raise at least \$300 for a field trip by selling popcorn and fruit bars.

The table in figure 2, shows the amount of profit they will make on each sale.

Which graph from the graphs in figure 1(a to d) shows the combinations of boxes of popcorn and fruit bars they must sell to make a total of exactly \$300?

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The four finalists in the talent search will present their acts in the school talent show. Ms. King must decide which will be the first, second, third, and fourth acts in the show. In how many different ways can she arrange the four acts?