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Question 1 of 10
1. Question
What would be the result if the following operation is performed: (−2.1×10^4 )(4.2×10^−5 )= ____?
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You must follow this solution in order to arrive at the correct answer: (1) Multiply 2.1 x 4.2 = 8.82. (2) Then, multiply 10^4 by 10^5 − to get 10^1 (3) Lastly, 8.82 x 10^1 = 0.882.
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You must follow this solution in order to arrive at the correct answer: (1) Multiply 2.1 x 4.2 = 8.82. (2) Then, multiply 10^4 by 10^5 − to get 10^1 (3) Lastly, 8.82 x 10^1 = 0.882.

Question 2 of 10
2. Question
A restaurant has 465 employees. Currently, there are 280 waiters and 185 cooks. What percent of the waiters will receive a pay raise if 168 waiters and 85 cooks receive pay raises?
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You must follow this solution in order to arrive at the correct answer: (1) The total number of waiters is 280 and 168 of them get a pay raise.
(2) Divide the number of employees getting a raise by the total number of waiters to get the percent: 168/280 = 0.6 = 60%.Incorrect
You must follow this solution in order to arrive at the correct answer: (1) The total number of waiters is 280 and 168 of them get a pay raise.
(2) Divide the number of employees getting a raise by the total number of waiters to get the percent: 168/280 = 0.6 = 60%. 
Question 3 of 10
3. Question
Farmer organizations all over the world are linking up to stop genetically engineered seeds from being introduced. How would you define the term “linking up” based on the sentence?
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Please note that as per the given sentence, the farmers aim to gain support from as many other farmers as possible to run the fight against genetic seeds. The farmers aim to collaborate with as many other organizations as possible.
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Please note that as per the given sentence, the farmers aim to gain support from as many other farmers as possible to run the fight against genetic seeds. The farmers aim to collaborate with as many other organizations as possible.

Question 4 of 10
4. Question
Geneticist Edward Fugger and his fellows at Genetics and IVF Institute have created a recent breakthrough that will enable parents to choose the sex of their future child. How would you define the word “breakthrough”?
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Please note that the scientists have found a new method that is yet to be discovered by anyone else. This already means that the said key piece of insight is the focus of the article.
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Please note that the scientists have found a new method that is yet to be discovered by anyone else. This already means that the said key piece of insight is the focus of the article.

Question 5 of 10
5. Question
Lia and Yuna played volleyball for 63 hours in June and for 89 hours in July. If you look at it closely, how many more hours did they play in July than in June?
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Please note that you need to subtract the two values to find the answer.
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Please note that you need to subtract the two values to find the answer.

Question 6 of 10
6. Question
Big utility companies, who figure to suffer the most if Prop. 200 passes have carefully published a misleading message that aims to sap the power of Prop. 200. How would you define the word “sap” as used in the sentence?
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Please note that in order to understand the word as used in context, you must use the words “misleading” and “power” to define the word “sap.”
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Please note that in order to understand the word as used in context, you must use the words “misleading” and “power” to define the word “sap.”

Question 7 of 10
7. Question
A sandwich has a price of $3.25. Each topping or condiment costs an additional $.25. Each order of cheese costs an extra $.50. Considering that there is no tax, what would be the total cost of Frank’s purchase if he ordered 2 sandwiches without cheese, with 2 condiments each, and 2 sandwiches with cheese, with 1 condiment each?
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You must follow this solution in order to arrive at the correct answer: (1) 4 sandwiches = $13.00. (2) There are 6 condiments that cost a total of $1.50, and two orders of cheese, which cost $1.00 total. (3) The total sum of Frank’s order is $15.50.
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You must follow this solution in order to arrive at the correct answer: (1) 4 sandwiches = $13.00. (2) There are 6 condiments that cost a total of $1.50, and two orders of cheese, which cost $1.00 total. (3) The total sum of Frank’s order is $15.50.

Question 8 of 10
8. Question
By what percent did the price of the blackboard drop if the price of a blackboard is reduced from $70.00 to $56.00?
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Please note that the given is a percent decrease question. You must follow this solution in order to arrive at the correct answer: (1) Use the formula for percent change = difference ÷ original. (2) The difference between the two amounts is $14.00, and the original amount is $70.00. (3) That reduces to 1/5, which is 20%.
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Please note that the given is a percent decrease question. You must follow this solution in order to arrive at the correct answer: (1) Use the formula for percent change = difference ÷ original. (2) The difference between the two amounts is $14.00, and the original amount is $70.00. (3) That reduces to 1/5, which is 20%.

Question 9 of 10
9. Question
If the given 654,322 is rounded off to the nearest thousand, what would be its value?
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Please note that you must look at the hundreds place in order to round the number off to the nearest thousand. In this case, since the hundreds place has a value less than 5, you must not round off the given number.
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Please note that you must look at the hundreds place in order to round the number off to the nearest thousand. In this case, since the hundreds place has a value less than 5, you must not round off the given number.

Question 10 of 10
10. Question
How many hours of the class did Johnna attend if she attended class for 3 hours each day and there are 165 days of class?
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Please note that in order to arrive at the correct answer, you must multiply the number of hours per day by the total number of days. 165 × 3 = 495.
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Please note that in order to arrive at the correct answer, you must multiply the number of hours per day by the total number of days. 165 × 3 = 495.