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SAT problem solving practice test 05

1. Sheila works 8 hours per day on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and 6 hours per day on Tuesday and Thursday. She does not work on Saturday and Sunday. She earns $324 per week. How much does she earn in dollars per hour?

A. 11
B. 10
C. 9
D. 8
E. 7

2. ABCD is a parallelogram. BD = 2. The angles of triangle BCD are all equal. What is the perimeter of the parallelogram?

A. 12
B. 9√3
C. 9
D. 8
E. 3√3

3. If the product of 6 integers is negative, at most how many of the integers can be negative?

A. 2
B. 3
C. 4
D. 5
E. 6

4. If a positive integer n, divided by 5 has a remainder 2, which of the following must be true?

I n is odd
II n + 1 cannot be a prime number
III (n + 2) divided by 7 has remainder 2

A. none
B. I only
C. I and II only
D. II and III only
E. I, II and III

5. A solid cube of side 6 is first painted pink and then cut into smaller cubes of side 2. How many of the smaller cubes have paint on exactly 2 sides?

A. 30
B. 24
C. 12
D. 8
E. 6

6. Line l contains the points (3,1) and (4,4).
If line m is a different line, parallel to line l in the same coordinate plane, which of the following could be the equation of line m?

A. y = 3x - 8
B. y = 1/3x - 3
C. y = -3x - 8
D. y = 3x + 1
E. y = -8x + 3

7. In the figure above the square has two sides which are tangent to the circle. If the area of the circle is 4a²π, what is the area of the square?

A. 2a²
B. 4a
C. 4a²
D. 16a²
E. 64a²

8. A triangle has a perimeter 13. The two shorter sides have integer lengths equal to x and x + 1. Which of the following could be the length of the other side?

A. 2
B. 4
C. 6
D. 8
E. 10

9. A machine puts c caps on bottles in m minutes. How many hours will it take to put caps on b bottles?

A. 60bm/c
B. bm/60c
C. bc/60m
D. 60b/cm
E. b/60cm

10. Paint needs to be thinned to a ratio of 2 parts paint to 1.5 parts water. The painter has by mistake added water so that he has 6 litres of paint which is half water and half paint. What must he add to make the proportions of the mixture correct?

A. 1 litre paint
B. 1 litre water
C. ½ litre water and one litre paint
D. ½ litre paint and one litre water
E. ½ litre paint

Test information

Q 10 questions

Time 12 minutes

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