Mathematics 10C or 10-3 Placement Test

Choose the correct answer for each of the 15 questions.

Your score is calculated from your first response to each question.

If you score 40% or above, you are ready for Math 10C.

If you score less than 40%, your are ready for Math 10-3.

Your score is calculated from your first response to each question.

If you score 40% or above, you are ready for Math 10C.

If you score less than 40%, your are ready for Math 10-3.

If John hikes around Grizzly Trail 2 times, then the approximate distance he hikes is:- 25
- 26
- 44
- 50

- Rene wants to paint his house. Paint is advertised at $9.90 per can,
**not**including tax. He requires 4 cans of paint for the job. What will be the cost of the paint, including 6% tax?- $10.50
- $39.60
- $41.98
- $42.37

- Seven students in a math class participate in at least one sport, as described below:
- Mary and Len play basketball only
- Anne and Susan play volleyball only
- Tom, Lisa, and Kim play both basketball and volleyball

Which of the following Venn diagrams represents the data shown above? - Use the following number line to answer the next question.

Which labeled point on the number line is greater than -3 but less than 0?- T
- U
- V
- W

- Use the following information to answer the next question.
- Which of the following expressions is equivalent to
- Use the following information to answer the next question.

Jennifer wants to buy a computer that costs $2000, including all taxes. She will make a down payment of $500 and arrange to make 5 equal payments for the balance owing.

Which of the following expressions can Jennifer use to determine the amount of each of the 5 equal payments? - Use the following information to answer the next question.

The following shows Rick’s yearly vehicle expenses.- Insurance: $1200
- Gasoline: $1300
- Repairs: $850

If Rick works 8 hours/day, 5 days/week, and takes home $10/hour, then what is the**least**number of complete weeks he must work in order to pay for all his yearly vehicle expenses?- 6 weeks
- 7 weeks
- 8 weeks
- 9 weeks

- Use the following information to answer the next question.

Which of the following equations can be used to calculate the distance,*d*, between each ladder rung? - Use the following information to answer the next question.

10. If the total mass of the barbell and plates equals 60 kg, and if each side of the barbell has the same number of plates, then one weighted plate could have a mass of:- 36 kg
- 12 kg
- 6 kg
- 4 kg

- Use the following information to answer the next question.

The approximate value of is represented by the letter- J
- K
- L
- M

- Which of the following statements is correct?
- In the expression, 3x
^{2}- 4, which answer below shows the degree, the coefficient, and the constant term? - Jim simplified the expression as shown below. Unfortunately Jim made an error.In which step did Jim first make an error when simplifying the expression?
- Step 1:
- Step 2:
- Step 3:
- Step 4:

- The perimeter of a triangle is 24
*x*– 6. The lengths of two sides of the triangle are represented by the expressions 5*x*– 7 and 2*x*+ 5. The expression for the length of the third side of the triangle is:- 17
*x*+ 4 - 17
*x*– 4 - 17
*x*+ 8 - 17
*x*– 8

- 17