Key_to_Test_1_Version_B_Fall_2008

# Key_to_Test_1_Version_B_Fall_2008 - MthSc 101 Fall 2008 KEY...

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MthSc 101 Fall 2008 KEY TO Exam 1 Version B September 17, 2008 September 17, 2008 Page 1 Multiple Choice Section: 16 questions (3 points each) for a total of 48 points. Circle the correct answer on the test (for your reference later) and then enter it into the appropriate location on the Scantron form. Your answers on this portion of the test will be graded by Scantron only. 1. Consider the following: Premise 1 – All Clemson students wear orange. Premise 2 – Jim wears orange. What can we conclude about Jim? A. Jim does not wear orange. B. Jim is not a Clemson student. C. Jim is a Clemson student. D. None of the above. 2. Which Venn diagram correctly represents the following premises? Premise 1 – All dogs bark. Premise 2 – Sammy is not a dog. Let X represent Sammy. A. B. C. D. X 3. In a room with 34 people, eighteen people take Mathematics; five of these also take English. Eight of the people take neither mathematics nor English. How many take English but not mathematics? A. 8 B. 10 C. 3 D. 13 4. In Europe, the Mthsc101 texbook costs 45 Euros. What is the price in U. S. dollars? A. \$30.79 B. \$65.78 C. \$45.00 D. \$55.39 bark dogs dogs bark bark dogs bark dogs X X X

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MthSc 101 Fall 2008 KEY TO Exam 1 Version B September 17, 2008 September 17, 2008 Page 2 5. Compute: (3.8 X 10 -5 )(4.1 X 10 6 ) A. 1.558 X 10 2 B. 1.558 X 10 -2 C. 1.558 X 10 0 D. 0.1558 X 10 2 6. Hurricane Faye went through a harbor in Florida that contained 1,800 sailboats. The storm destroyed 12% of the sailboats. How many sail boats survived Hurricane Faye? A. 2,016 sailboats B. 1,584 sailboats C. 21,600 sailboats D. 216 sailboats 7. Rewrite the following number in scientific notation: 764,287,000,000,000 A. 0.764287 X 10 15 B. 76.4287 X 10 14 C. 7.64287 X 10 -14 D. 7.64287 X 10 14 8. 13,000 people visit Alligator Park each year. A local rival, Shark Aquarium, gets 15% more visitors than Alligator Park each year. How many people visit Shark Aquarium each year? A. 1,950 people B. 14,950 people C. 11,050 people D. 14,560 people 9. If a car travels 7.5 miles, how far did it travel in kilometers? A. 4.66 km B. 9.11 km C. 8.12 km D. 12.07 km
MthSc 101 Fall 2008 KEY TO Exam 1 Version B September 17, 2008 September 17, 2008 Page 3 The following two questions refer to the Consumer Price Index table below. Year CPI Year CPI Year CPI 1995 152.4 1999 166.6 2003 184.0 1996 156.9 2000 172.2 2004 188.9 1997 160.5 2001 177.1 2005 195.3 1998 163.0 2002 179.9 2006 200.2 10. What was the rate of inflation from 1999 to 2000? A. 5.6% B. 2.7% C. 3.4% D. 9.7% 11. If a gallon of milk cost \$2.75 in 1997, find the expected cost of a gallon of milk in 2005. A. \$2.74 B. \$3.35 C. \$2.26 D. \$3.24 12. It is known that Sue weighs 53.95 kg. On a scale at her gym that gives weight measurements to the nearest ½ kilogram, Sue weighs 54.5 kg. On a digital scale at home that gives weight measurements to the nearest 0.01 kg, Sue weighs 53.47 kg. Which of the following most correctly compares these two scales? A.

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## This note was uploaded on 10/23/2009 for the course MTHSC 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Clemson.

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