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SAT Practice Math Question A special lottery is to be held to select the student who will live in the only deluxe room in a dormitory. There are seniors, juniors, and sophomores who applied. Each senior's name is placed in the lottery times; each junior's name, times; and each sophomore's name, time. What is the probability that a senior's name will be chosen? • 1/8 • 2/9 • 2/7 • 3/8 • 1/2
Answer: D • To determine the probability that a senior's name will be chosen, you must determine the total number of seniors' names that are in the lottery and divide this number by the total number of names in the lottery. Since each senior's name is placed in the lottery times, there are seniors' names. Likewise, there are juniors' names and sophomores' names in the lottery. The probability that a senior's name will be chosen is .
SAT • The projected sales volume of a video game cartridge is given by the function where is the number of cartridges sold, in thousands; is the price per cartridge, in dollars; and is a constant. If according to the projections, cartridges are sold at per cartridge, how many cartridges will be sold at per cartridge • A. 20,000 • B. 50,000 • C. 60,000 • D. 150,000 • E. 200,000
SAT • Because King Philip's desire to make Spain the dominant power in sixteenth-century Europe ran counter to Queen Elizabeth's insistence on autonomy for England, ------- was -------. • A. reconciliation . . Assured • B. warfare . . Avoidable • C. ruination . . Impossible • D. conflict . . Inevitable • E. diplomacy . . simple
Answer: D • The word "because" indicates that the information in the first part of the sentence (the part before the comma) explains the reason for the situation described in the second part. The first part states that what King Philip wanted (domination for Spain) "ran counter to" what Queen Elizabeth wanted (independence for England). Choice (D) logically completes the sentence: Given that there was such a fundamental disagreement between the two monarchs, "conflict" would likely be "inevitable," or unavoidable
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ACT Math questions • A car averages 27 miles per gallon. If gas costs $4.04 per gallon, which of the following is closest to how much the gas would cost for this car to travel 2,727 typical miles? • A. $ 44.44 • B. $109.08 • C. $118.80 • D. $408.04 • E. $444.40 • When x = 3 and y = 5, by how much does the value of 3x2 – 2y exceed the value of 2x2 – 3y ? • A. 4 • B.14 • C.16 • D. 20 • E. 50