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QuestionA sportswriter claims that her football predictions are accurate 60% of the time. During football season, a fan kept records and found that the writer was inaccurate for a total of 16 games, although she did maintain her 60% accuracy. For how many games was the sportswriter accurate?
(A) 5 (B) 15 (C) 24 (D) 40 (E) 60
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QuestionOn Monday, Gerri ate 1/4 of an apple pie. On Tuesday, she 1/2 of what was left of the pie. What fraction of the entire pie did Gerri eat on both days?
(A) 3/8 (B) 1/2 (C) 5/8 (D) 3/4 (E) 7/8
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Question:Malcolm and Dwayne start off running around the track at the same time. If Malcolm can run around the track in 5 minutes and Dwayne can cover the same distance in 3 minutes, when will they again meet at the start of the track?
A) 12 minutes B) 16 minutes C) 15 minutes D) 18 minutes E) 13 minutes
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Questions:1. Look at this series:
22, 19, 21, 18, 20, 17, 19 ... What three numbers shoud come next? A. 19, 18, 17 B. 18, 16, 17 C. 16, 18, 15 D. 16, 19, 15 2. Here's a more complex series: 10, 12, 50, 15, 17, 50, 20 ... What two numbers should come next? A. 50, 21 B. 21, 50 C. 50, 22 D. 22, 50
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1. If $900 is to be divided equally amongst a group of people, how many persons are in the group? (A) 17 (B) 19 (C) 21 (D) 15 (E) 27 2. Simplify: 6345 (A) 3 (B) 2 (C) 3 (D) 2 (E) 4 3. The Crown Movie Theater collected $705 yesterday. If 54 adults paid $9.50 each and each child paid $3.50 less than each adult, how many children paid admission?
(A) 32 (B) 38 (C) 29 (D) 25 (E) 42
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1. John flies 2,880 miles in 9 hours. What is the average speed of his airplane?
a. 285 miles/hour b. 315 miles/hour c. 320 miles/hour d. 340 miles/hour
2. Sarah spent onefifth of her life in school. If she is now 55, how many years did she spend in school?
a. 9 b. 11 c. 13 d. 15
3. Order from least to greatest:
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How to Balance Weights on the HSPT8/3/2016 For the following images, check the balanced scale at the left and see which weights are balanced. From the results, determine which weights are balanced on the right.
