PSAJ2C - Grade 8 Mathematics Practice Test 2003

Triangles ABC and DEF are congruent. The perimeter of triangle ABC is 23 inches.

What is the length of side DF in triangle DEF?

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What is 3/4 of 1 1/2?

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What is the y-intercept of the graph represented by the equation below?
y = 4/5x + 2

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The line plot below represents the number of raisins that Janika's class counted in each of 20 boxes of cereal. What was the median number of raisins in a box?

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What is the value of n in the equation below?
363,600,000 = 3.636 * 10n

The table below shows the annual salaries of employees of a company based on years of employment.
Based on the data in the table, what is the annual salary of an employee who has just completed 10 years of service with this company?

Type your answer below as a number (example: 5, 3.1, 4 1/2, or 3/2):

The table below shows how C, the circumference of a circle, depends on d, its diameter. An equation that shows the relationship between the diameter of a circle and its circumference is:
C = pi*d, where 3.14 is used for pi.

What is the diameter of a circle with a circumference of 26.69 units?

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Juan's parents put \$10,000 into a college education savings account at the rate of 6% compounded annually. The chart below shows the value of the original investment at the end of years 1 and 2.
 End of Year 1 End of Year 2 End of Year 3 End of Year 4 \$10,600.00 \$11,236.00 ?

If no further deposits or withdrawals are made, what will the value of the original investment be at the end of year 4? Round your answer to the nearest dollar.

Alain works for a company that built a goldfish pond for a local university. He has to plaster the interior sides of the pond, which is shaped like a rectangular prism with the dimensions shown in the picture below.

If the company charges \$1.50 per square foot to plaster the pond, what will it cost to plaster the 4 interior sides and the bottom of the pond?

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What is the slope of the line graphed below?

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The camping equipment store is offering a 20% discount this weekend on each of the camping items listed in the chart.

After the 20% discount, and before tax is added, what is the price of the tent?

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The figure below shows an RPM gauge. How many RPMs is the gauge registering?

If 3x + y = 6, what is the value of 6x + 2y?
The figure above shows a square inscribed in a larger square. What is the area of the smaller square?

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 A recipe for punch uses 3 1  5 ounces of fruit mix to make 4 glasses of punch.

Based on this recipe, how many glasses of this punch can be made from a 32-ounce bottle of fruit mix?

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The stem-and-leaf plot below shows the ages of the people who bought skateboards at a store during a sale. What is the median age of the people who bought skateboards during the sale?

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To sell their house, the Fords placed an advertisement in the local newspaper. For one week, they recorded the number of calls they received each day in response to the advertisement in the following chart.
 S M T W Th F Sa 2 5 2 8 10 4 11

What is the mean number of calls for the days shown in the chart?

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A kilometer is about (6/10) of a mile. If the speed limit along a stretch of highway is 80 kilometers per hour, what is the speed limit in miles per hour?

The chart below shows the number of restaurant advertisements in a city directory.
 Type of Resturant Number Chinese 10 Mexican 17 Italian 8 French 5
The telephone numbers of these restaurants are written on separate slips of paper and one is selected at random. What is the probability that the telephone number of an Italian restaurant is selected?
The ratio of boys to girls in Meg's chorus is 3 to 4.
If there are 20 girls in her chorus, how many boys are there?

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The diagram below shows a relationship among the percentages of students who chose to take Biology, Algebra or Band. If 900 students signed up to take courses, how many will not be taking Biology, Algebra or Band?

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Harry measured all but one angle of a pentagon. The total degree measure for all of the angles he measured was 510 degrees. What is the measure, in degrees, of the remaining angle?

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The graph below shows the frequency of test scores on the algebra final exam. What is the mode of the algebra final exam scores?

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What is 3/4 of 1 2/3? (You can write the answer in fraction or decimal form)

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Guenther drove 260 miles in 5 hours. He has 494 more miles to drive on his trip. If he continues at this same average rate of speed, what will his driving time be for the remainder of his trip?

If 5x - 8 = 7, what is the value of 5x + 8?