PSAJ2F - Grade 8 Mathematics Practice Test 2002
Find the next term in the sequence shown below:
1, 4, 13, 40, 121, ___
The Eliot School plans to have the school library carpeted.
The room is in the shape of a rectangle and measures 24 feet by 18 feet.
If the carpet costs \$25.75 per square yard including installation,
how much will it cost to have the library carpeted?

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Huey is reading a book that is 696 pages long.

He tells a friend that he is about 3/4 of the way done.

How many more pages must Huey read before he finishes the book?

Q 12/13
(2/3)x = 11
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The Venn diagram below shows Leila's graduating classes from middle school, high school, and college. How many students graduated together from both Leila's middle school and high school?

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The chart below shows the amount spent by customers at a department store on a typical business day.

Amount SpentNumber of Customers
\$0 158
\$0.01-\$6.00 94
\$6.01-\$10.00 203
\$10.01-\$20.00 126
\$20.01-\$50.00 47
\$50.01-\$100.00 38
\$100.01 and over 53

Based on the information in the chart, what is the probability that a customer entering the store on a typical day will spend at most \$20?

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On the grid below, the distance between each dot is 1 inch.
What is the length of the hypotenuse of the right triangle?

There are white, red, blue and green balls in a box.
If Ben takes 1 ball without looking, the probability that it will be white is 1/4.
The probability that it will be red is 1/5.
The probability that it will be blue is 1/2.
What is the least number of balls that could be in the box?

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The regular price of a new video game is \$65. It is on sale for 20% off. What is the new price?

Write a fraction equivalent to 0.2 x 0.6 in its simplest form.

What is the value of -2(x - 2(x - y))
if x = -3 and y = 7?

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The Eliot School plans to have the school library carpeted. The room is in the shape of a rectangle and measures 12 feet by 36 feet. If the carpet costs \$32 per square yard including installation, how much will it cost to have the library carpeted?

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The following stem and leaf plot shows the number of glasses sold
each week at a store.  According to this plot, what is the median number
of glasses sold each week?

Glasses Sold Each Week

 Stem Leaf 4 1, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 5, 8 5 2, 3, 6, 7 6 7, 7 7 2, 2, 3, 3, 3

There are yellow, pink, and purple balloons in a package. If Benjamin takes 1 balloon without looking, the probability that it will be yellow is 1/2. The probability that it will be pink is 1/3. The probability that it will be purple is 1/6. What is the least number of balloons that could be in the package?

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Let x be a positive, odd number that is less than 10.

Which of these ordered pairs (x, y) would NOT make the equation y = x - 5 true.

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Select one:

Molly formed three polygons--a triangle, a rectangle, and a pentagon--with string. She calculated the sum of the measures of the interior angles for each polygon and entered her data in the chart shown bellow.

What is the sum of the measure of the interior angles of a hexagon?

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Marty surveyed 24 students and asked them to name their favorite fruit. The circle graph below shows the results of his survey.

Which fruit was the favorite of exactly 6 of the students?

Compute:
10 - (3)2 + (-3)* 2

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A bag contains 3 blue, 4 red, and 2 white marbles. Karin is going to draw out a marble without looking in the bag. What is the probability that she will not draw a red marble?

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 shown, lines l and m are parallel, and triangle ABC
is isosceles. What is the measure of angle ACB?

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Let x be a positive, even number that is less than 10. Which of these ordered pair (x, y) would NOT make the equation y = x + 3 true.

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Select one:

Natalie bought a book that was on sale for 25% off. The regular price of the book was \$18.

What was the sale price of the book?

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Type your answer below as a number (example: 5, 3.1, 4 1/2, or 3/2):
The chart below shows the amount spent by customers at a department store on a typical business day.

Amount Spent Number of Customers
\$0 158
\$0.01-\$5.99 94
\$6.00-\$9.99 203
\$10.00-\$19.99 126
\$20.00-\$49.99 47
\$50.00-\$99.99 38
\$100 and over 53

Based on the information in the chart, what is the probability (rounded to the nearest hundredth) that a customer entering the store on a typical day will spend at least \$10? Express your answer as a decimal.

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