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Questions:This tapestry was woven in Peru between 1000 and 1500 A.D. The following questions refer to the rows (numbered in red) of dark brown monkeys. Name the transformation through which the
1. third row appears to be the image of the first row. 2. second row appears to be the image of the first row. 3. fourth row appears to be the image of the third row. 4. sixth row appears to be the image of the second row.
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QuestionA prime number is a whole number greater than 1, whose only two whole number factors are 1 and itself. The first few prime numbers are 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19, 23, and 29.
What’s the big deal about prime numbers? Encryption. Large prime numbers are used for encryption. RSA encryption is based on prime numbers — two prime numbers multiplied together. The original two prime numbers are known as your ‘private key’. When you multiply them together, the product (a number that’s only divisible by one, itself and those two prime numbers) is called the ‘public key’. Question: One prime number divided by another prime number is always A) a fraction between 0 and 1 B) an integer C) a positive noninteger D) a prime number
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QuestionsThe language portion of the HSPT measures you knowledge of English usage and grammar. Directions: Choose the sentence that contains an error in punctuation, capitalization, or usage. If you find no mistakes, select choice D. 1.
A) When crossing the street, walk don't run. B) Most flowers bloom in Spring. C) He is often mistaken for his twin. D) No mistake. 2. A) The fire spread very quickly. B) Etta lost ten pounds while on that diet. C) You should brush your teeth everyday. D) No mistake. 3. A) You'll find my number in the phone book. B) The price increased over last year's price. C) More importantly, the economy is slowing. D) No mistake
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QuestionCarter was on a diet. When he weighed himself as the start of his diet, he weighed 220 pounds. At the end of 6 months, Carter weighed 180 pounds. What fraction of his original weight did he lose?
(A) 1/8 (B) 4/13 (C) 3/16 (D) 2/11
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What is the solution set for the above equation?
A) {5} B) {20} C) {−5, 20} D) {5, 20}
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QuestionA car is traveling at x feet per second. The driver sees a red light ahead, and after 1.5 seconds reaction time, the driver applies the brake. After the brake is applied, the car takes x/24 seconds to stop, during which time the average speed of the car is x/2 feet per second. If the car travels 165 feet from the time the driver saw the red light to the time it comes to a complete stop, which of the following equations can be used to find the value of x?
A) x^2 + 48x − 3,960 B) x^2 + 48x − 7,920 C) x^2 + 72x − 3,960 D) x^2 + 72x − 7,920
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\[ (x^2 + bx  2)(x + 3) = x^3 + 6x^2 + 7x 6 \]
In the equation above, b is a constant. If the equation is true for all values of x, what is the value of b?
A) 2 B) 3 C) 7 D) 9
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QuestionMaizah bought a pair of pants and a briefcase at a department store. The sum of the prices before sales tax was $130.00. There was no sales tax on the pants and a 9% sales tax on the briefcase. The total Maizah paid, including the sales tax, was $136.75. What was the price, in dollars, of the pants?
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The picture on the left is by Belgian artist Peter Raedschelders is titled Turtles Forever.
Each successive row has twice as many turtles as the row above it: 1 2 4 8 16 32 64 128 .... Complete the following proportions: (A) 16/32 = 32/? (B) 2/16 = 16/? (C) 4/64 = 64/?
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Questions1. Express the ratio 81/36 in decimal form.
2. Express the ratio 36/16 in decimal form. 3. What is the number 36 called with respect to 81 and 36? 