PSAJ5M - Grade 8 Mathematics Practice Test 1998
Which vertex of the rectangle has the coordinates (-3,4)?

Which of the figures below has the greatest area?

Pierre's class is taking a field trip to the Eiffel Tower. Pierre read that to reach the top of the tower he must climb 1665 steps, each of which is 8 inches tall. Pierre weighs 125 pounds. How many foot-pounds of work will he have to perform to climb to the top of the tower?

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Roberto bought skates marked for \$69.95. The rate of sales tax is 5%. How much will Roberto have to pay to purchase the skates?

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

3.62 + 49.1 + 56 = ?

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Abby's class is taking a field trip to the Bunker Hill Monument. Abby read that to reach the top of the monument she must climb 294 steps, each of which is 8 inches tall. Abby weighs 130 pounds. How many foot-pounds of work will she have to perform to climb to the top of the monument?

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Tom made the game board shown above.
Small marbles start at the top and always roll down the marked paths until they land in one of the circles at the bottom.

How many different paths can a marble take to land in Circle 2?

Mr. Hong took a survey in which he asked each of the 30 students in his math class to choose his or her favorite food. He tallied the results in this chart. Mr. Hong wants to construct a circle graph for this data.  For this circle graph, what should be the measure of the angle in the hamburgers section?

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Tom turned these cards face down and mixed them up. What is the probability that the first card he picks up will be an S?
Kendra is observing how the height of a tall, thin cylindrical candle changes over time as it burns.

Which graph best represents the changes in the height of the candle over time?
Select one:
The distance, d, in feet that a steel marble falls in t seconds is given by this equation.

d = 16t2

Based on this equation, how many feet would the steel marble fall in 10 seconds?

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In the scatterplot, each dot represents one student who participated in the 50-meter race. Vicki won the race.

According to the scatterplot, how old is Vicki?

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Triangle ABC is an isosceles triangle in which line AC is congruent to line BC. What is the measure of angle ACB?

At the end of every 2nd mile of the Boston Marathon, a typical runner takes 4 ounces of water. The marathon is 26.2 miles long. At this rate how many gallons of water are used by the 40,700 runners in the race?

(Note: There are 128 ounces in a gallon. )

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At the end of every 2nd mile of the Boston Marathon, a typical marathon runner takes about 4 ounces of water. Over the course of the marathon, the runner will take 52 ounces of water. How many pints of water would an average runner take in an entire marathon?

Note: there are 4 quarts in a gallon. There are 2 pints in a quart. There are 16 ounces in a pint.

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At the end of every 2nd mile of the Boston Marathon, a typical marathon runner takes about 4 ounces of water. At this rate, how many ounces of water would an average runner take in an entire 26 mile marathon?

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