# Comparing - practice problems

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- Sum of absolute values

Is it possible for |r| + |s| = |r+s|? If so, when? - Drill bit

Bill's 3/8 inch drill bit is missing and is needed for a job. He can get by with drilling a smaller hole than 3/8 inch as long as it is as close to 3/8 inch as possible. Which of the following bits would be the best to use? A. 13/32 inch B. 23/64 inch C. - The average 7

The average lifespan for cricket is 90 days, with a standard deviation of 13 days. If we assume that the lifespan of cricket is normally distributed, a. What is the probability a randomly selected cricket has a lifespan of fewer than 75 days? b. What is t - Three friends

You and your friends are playing basketball. You make 7 out of 15 shots. Your first friend makes 6 out of 10 shots and your second friend makes 5 out of 12 shots. Who is the better shooter (write a, b, c)? How would you solve the problem using what you kn - The point

The point which lies in the fourth quadrant is A.(2,1) B.(1,-3) C.( -5,-2) D. (-4,0) E. (0,0) - Once simplified

Once simplified, which of the expressions below have a value between 20 and 30? Select all that apply. A) 32÷8×514 B) -18÷6×9 C) 4×12÷2 D) 12×413÷(-2) - Choose

Choose the three equivalent forms of 6.375. A. six and three eighths, 6.375%, fifty one eighths B. six and three seventy fifths, 6.375%, thirty seven sixths C. six and three seventy fifths, 637.5%, thirty seven sixths D. six and three eighths, 637.5%, fif - Ordered pairs

Given: Set T = {(1,2), (2,3), (3,4), (4,5), (5,5), (6,7), (6,6), (7,8), (8,9), (9,9), (9, 10), (11,12), (12,13), (13,14), (15,16), (16,16), (17,18), (18,19), (20,21)} Find the probability of having an ordered pair wherein the second element is greater tha - The chief

The chief fisherman Peter estimates that if he uses four lines, then the probability of making a catch on one line is 0.7. If he uses five lines, then the probability of making a catch on any line is 0.6. If he uses six lines, the probability of making a - Which 14

Which set of rational numbers is arranged from least to greatest? A) -3.5, negative 1 over 4, 2, 1 over 3 B) -3.5, negative 1 over 4, 1 over 3, 2 C) 2, 1 over 3, negative 1 over 4, -3.5 D) negative 1 over 4, 1 over 3, 2, -3.5 - Non equivalent ints

Two n-digit integers are said to be equivalent if one is a permutation of the other. Find the number of 5-digit integers such no two is equivalent. If the digit 5,7,9 can appear at most one, how many non-equivalent five-digit integers are there? - Score on tests

On the first six tests in his Mathematics subject, his scores were 92, 82, 86, 93, 96, and 91. If he took the seventh test and raised the mean of his scores exactly one point, what is his score on the 7th test? - Eddie

Eddie and Fran are scuba diving. Eddie is 35 meters below the surface of the water, and Fran is 8 meters directly above him. The following equation describes this situation: -35 + 8 = -27 What does -27 tell us? Choose one answer: ... - The cost 7

The cost of a pen is Rs. 20/3, and that of a pencil is 25/6. Which costs more and by how much? - Taylor

Taylor filled eight 5 oz glasses with orange juice ⅔ full. Emeline filled five 9 oz glasses with orange juice ¾ full. Who used more juice? - For each

For each pair of expressions, circle the greater product without finding the product. (write 1=left expression, 2=right expression) a. 3/4 x 2/3 and 3/4 x 1/2 b. 2/3 x 3 1/4 and 4/3 x 3 1/4 c. 3/8 x 3/8 and 3/8 x 1/2 - Equivalent expression 3

Ariel needs to calculate 12×8-6×8. Which expression will give Ariel the same answer? A.8×(12-6) B.8×(12-8) C.(12×6)-(8×8) D. (12×6)-(8+8) - Six people

Six people who get the same salary arrange them in increasing order of their savings and also mention who saves the most Anil 1/3. Duma 2/5. Niki 1/4.CAI 2/3. Kat 3/4. Boo 1/2. - Compare fractions

Find which is the larger of the two fractions: 11/32, 7/24 by expressing the numbers as: a) fractions with the same denominator; b) decimals. - 1/12 fraction

Which statement about determining the quotient 1/12÷3 is true? A.Because 1/36×3=1/12, 1/12 divided by 3 is 1/36. B.Because 1/4×3=1/12, 1/12 divided by 3 is 1/4. C.Because 3/4×3=1/12, 1/12 divided by 3 is 3/4. D.Because 4/3×3=1/12, 1/12 divided by 3 is 4/3

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