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# GED Math Practice Test 2 (page 2)

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Updated on Mar 23, 2011

### Part II

You may NOT use a calculator for questions on this part of the test.

1. A new art exhibit was attended by 4,289 people. Round 4,289 to the nearest hundred.
1. 4,000
2. 4,200
3. 4,300
4. 4,500
5. 5,000
2. Joey buys a journal for \$2.25 and a pen for \$0.75. He pays with a \$10 bill. Which expression shows how to find the amount of his change?
1. \$2.25 + \$75 – \$10
2. \$10 – (\$2.25 + \$75)
3. (\$2.25 + \$0.75) – \$10
4. \$10 – (\$2.25 + \$0.75)
5. \$10 – (\$2.25 – \$0.75)
3. A box weighing 11.3 kilograms contains two dozen cans of canned corn. When empty, the box weighs 0.5 kilograms. Which expression gives the weight, in kilograms, of one can of corn?
1. (11.3 + 0.5) ÷ (2 × 12)
2. 11.3 ÷ (2 × 12) – 0.5
3. (11.3 × 12) × 2 – 0.5
4. 11.3 ÷ (12 × 2) – 0.5
5. (11.3 – 0.5) ÷ (2 × 12)
4. Before he began a workout routine, Ray weighed 147 pounds. After working out for one week, his weight had dropped to 146pounds. What fraction of a pound did Ray lose? Mark your answer in the circles in the grid.
5. After being on sale for only two weeks, 63% of the television sets at Crazy Carl's were sold. Which of the following fractions is the best estimate of the fraction of the total televisions sold?
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7. Mike needs to repair his car. Using the following graph, what is the ratio of the cost for materials to the cost for labor?
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9. What is the approximate length of a ladybug?
1. 1 meter
2. 1 centimeter
3. 10 centimeters
4. 1 millimeter
5. 1 liter
10. Martin arrived at the library at 10:45 A.M. He left at the time shown.
11. How long was Martin at the library?

1. 2 hours 45 minutes
2. 2 hours 30 minutes
3. 2 hours 15 minutes
4. 1 hour 45 minutes
5. 1 hour 30 minutes
12. Blaire earned \$48 babysitting five hours on Saturday. She is scheduled to babysit three more hours on Sunday afternoon. If she is paid at the same rate, which proportion can be used to find the amount (b) Blaire will earn on Sunday?
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14. Ramy needs to determine the distance between two cities, so he looks at a state map. He measures the distance between the cities on the map and sees that it is almost 2 inches. The map scale reads "1 inch = 15 miles." What is the distance between the cities?
1. between 25 and 30 miles
2. between 31 and 35 miles
3. between 36 and 40 miles
4. between 41 and 45 miles
5. between 46 and 50 miles
15. What is the best estimate of the angle shown here?
1. 10°
2. 45°
3. 85°
4. 140°
5. 185°
16. What is the area in square yards of the triangular park shown here?
1. 120 square yards
2. 110 square yards
3. 100 square yards
4. 80 square yards
5. 60 square yards

Questions 38 and 39 refer to the following coordinate plane.

1. What are the signs of the coordinates of points in the shaded quadrant?
1. x value negative, y value positive
2. x value positive, y value negative
3. x value negative, y value negative
4. x value positive, y value positive
5. none of the above
2. What coordinates are identified by point J?
1. (–4,–3)
2. (–4,3)
3. (–3,–4)
4. (3,–4)
5. (–3,4)
3. (5,1) and (2,0) are on a graphed line. Which expression gives the slope of this line?
1. (5 – 1) ÷ (2 – 0)
2. (2 – 1) ÷ (5 – 0)
3. (5 – 2) ÷ (1 – 2)
4. (1 – 0) ÷ (5 – 2)
5. (1 – 0) ÷ (2 – 2)

Questions 41–43 refer to the following coordinate plane.

1. Use the line of best fit to estimate the average height of a student who has a foot length of 10.5 inches. Mark your answer in the circles in the grid.
2. Use the line of best fit to estimate the foot length of a person who has a height of 62 inches.
3. What is the median foot length of students in the class?
1. 8 inches
2. 9 inches
3. 10 inches
4. 11 inches
5. 12 inches
4. Of the last 15 calls to the Rivera family, 10 have been for Mr. Rivera. Of the next 6 calls, how many of the calls most likely will be for Mr. Rivera?
1. 2
2. 3
3. 4
4. 5
5. 6
5. In Judy's math class, there are m men in a class of n students. Which expression gives the ratio of men to women in the class?
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7. Cory bought 8 tennis balls and 12 golf balls. He spent a total of \$32.50. Each tennis ball was \$1.75. Which equation tells how to find g, the cost of each golf ball?
1. 8g = \$32.50 + \$1.75 × 12
2. 8g = \$32.50 – \$1.75 × 12
3. 12g = \$32.50 × \$1.75 – 8
4. 12g = \$32.50 + \$1.75 × 8
5. 12g = \$32.50 – \$1.75 × 8
8. Jim and his family want to go to the beach. The cost of admission follows the pattern in the following table.
9. What will be the total cost for Jim and four other family members to go to the beach?

1. \$7
2. \$9.25
3. \$9.75
4. \$10.50
5. \$11.50
10. In the equation y = 6p – 23, p is a positive whole number. What is the least value of p for which y is positive?
1. 1
2. 2
3. 3
4. 4
5. 5
11. Which of the following lines contains the point (3,1)?
1. y = 2x + 1
2. y = 2x + 2
3. y = ()x – 2
4. y = ()x – 1
5. Not enough information is given.
12. At Luna Pizza, pizza pies come in two sizes. The large size has twice the diameter of the small size. About how much more cheese topping is on the large size than on the small size? Remember, the formula for the area of a circle is area = π × radius2.
1. twice as much
2. 2π times as much
3. four times as much
4. 4π times as much
5. eight times as much