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Math Practice Problems Module 2

b. 9

1. Evaluate the determinant

c.

a.

160

d. 10

427

6. The equation y = am is equivalent to the equation

053

a.

011

m = logya

b. m = logay

b. 101

c.

c.

d. m = alogy

001

d. 101

m = yloga

2. Find the value of a so that 1+a, 7+a, and 25+a forms a


geometric progression

7. A chemical storeroom has a 90% acid solution and a


40% acid solution. How many centiliters of solution must be
taken from each to obtain 25 centiliters of a 50% acid
solution?

a.

a.

6 and 19

b. 4

b. 4 and 21

c.

c.

5 and 20

d. 5

d. 3 and 22

3. Mel gave Lea of her mystery books. Lea gave Benjie


of the books she got form Mel. Benjie gave Badong of
the books he got from Lea. Badong got only 4 books. How
many books did Mel start with?

8. Find the sum of the sequence +1/4 + 1/8 +1/16 .


a.

b. 4
a.

8.5
c.

b. 7.5
d. 3
c.

4. If the first and tenth terms of an arithmetic sequence are


3 and 30 respectively, find the fiftieth term of the sequence.

9. If you place one cent on the first square of the


chessboard, two cents on the second square, four cents on
the third, and so on, continuing to double the amount until
all 64 squares are covered, how much money will there be
in the last square board?

a.

a.

d. 32

150

9 x 1015

b. 75

b. 9.22 x 1016

c.

c.

50

9.22 x 1015

d. 100

d. 9.22 x 1018

5. What is the remainder if x55+3x47-5x31-8x24+2x18-4 is


divided by x + 1.

10. ________ is the set, which has no elements.


a.

a.

universal set

10
b. infinite set

c.

empty set

a.

48

d. finite set

b. 49

11. There are 2n persons at a dinner dance party of which


the number of males equals the number of females. If the
two persons are selected at random, what is the probability
that the two persons selected at random are of opposite
sex?

c.

a.

n2/2n-1

b. n/2n-1
c.

n/n-1

d. n/2n+1
12. How many four-digit number can be written using the
digits 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 if no digit is repeated in any
number?
a.

3020

b. 3022
c.

3024

d. 3042
13. How many cars can be given license plates having 5digit number using the digit 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 with no
digit repeated in any license plate.
a.

15120

b. 15400
c.

16020

d. 15020
14. Find the number of permutation of the letters in the
word ENGINEER?
a.

33600

b. 3360
c.

3860

d. 3630
15. How many three-digit numbers between 100 and 1000
can be made with the digits 0, 1, 2, 3, and 4 if no digit is
repeated in any number?

46

d. 45
16. How many of the arrangements of the letter of the word
VOLTAGE begins with a vowel and end with a consonant.
a.

1440

b. 1490
c.

1460

d. 1450
17. Find n if P(n+2, 2) = 5 P((n-1, 2)
a.

b. 9
c.

d. 3
18. How many different teams of 5 players can be chosen
out of 12 applicants?
a.

730

b. 718
c.

792

d. 719
19. How many different committees of 5 members can be
formed from 8 men and 6 women if each committee is to
have exactly 3 men?
a.

830

b. 840
c.

860

d. 820
20. In how many ways can 2 or more ties can be selected
out of 8 ties.
a.

235

b. 240

c.

247

c.

1/3

d. 245

d. 820

21. Find n if P(n, 3) = 6C(n,5).

26. A bag contains 4 white and 5 black balls. If 4 balls are


drawn, what is the probability that the first two balls are
white and the last two are black?

a.

b. 9

a.

c.

b. 5/63

10

4/5

d. 7

c.

22. A committee of three is to be chosen from a group of 5


men and 4 women. If the selection is made at random, find
the probability that two are men.

d. 3/5

a.

10/21

b. 9/10
c.

5/9

d. 11/21
23. A bag contains nine balls numbered 1 to 9. Two balls
are drawn at random. Find the probability that one is even
and the other is odd.
a.

5/9

4/53

27. One bag contains 4 white and 6 black balls; a second


bag contains 2 white and 8 black balls; a third bag contains
5 white and 5 black balls. One ball is drawn from each bag.
Find the probability that all are white.
a.

1/25

b. 5/19
c.

3/19

d. 3/25
28. What is probability of throwing a 6 in single throw of two
dice?

b. 9/10

a.

c.

b. 5/36

10/21

1/6

d. 7/9

c.

24. A bag contains nine balls numbered 1 to 9. Two balls


are drawn at random. Find the probability that both are
even.

d. 5/6

a.

9/51

29. Find the probability of throwing a 4 with a die exactly 3


times in 7 trials.

3/18
a.

0.00781

b. 5/18
b. 0.781
c.

1/3
c.

0.0781

d. 7/18
d. 0.0871
25. A bag contains nine balls numbered 1 to 9. Two balls
are drawn at random. Find the probability that both are
odd.

30. A coin is tossed 6 times. Find the probability of getting


4 heads.

a.

a.

3/18

b. 3/8

15/64

b. 3/8

c.

4/36

b. 1/5

d. 13/64

c.

7/156

31. A card is drawn from a deck of 52 cards. What is the


probability that the card drawn is a king or a heart?

d. 4/15
36. In the series of nos. 2, 5, 8, 1141, the sum is

a.

16/52
a.

301

b. 4/52
b. 302
c.

13/52
c.

303

d. 15/52
d. 304
32. Two person A and B work independently on a puzzle. If
the probability that A can solve the puzzle is 0.60 and that
B is 0.75. What is the probability that the puzzle will be
solved?
a.

37. Johnny and Louie can clean a room in 3 hrs. After


working for 2 hrs., Johnny has his snack while Louie
cleaned the room alone for 2 more hrs. How long Louie
takes to clean the room alone?

0.90
a.

5 hrs

b. 0.80
b. 6 hrs
c.

0.75
c.

7 hrs

d. 0.65
d. 8 hrs
33. There are three applicants A, B, and C to an EE
position in an electric firm. The odds that A will get the
position are 7:5 and the odds that B will get the same
position are 1:3. What is the probability that either A or B
will be employed?
a.

3/7

b. 5/6
c.

3/5

d. 2/7

38. Five times Greggys age is 10 more than his


grandfathers age. If the sum of their ages is 86, what is
grandfathers age?
a.

50

b. 60
c.

70

d. 80

34. What are the odds in favor of C in problem 33?

39. Seven times a number is 3 more that 5 times another. If


the sum of the numbers is 9, what are the numbers?

a.

a.

1:5

2 and 7

b. 2:5

b. 3 and 6

c.

c.

3:5

4 and 5

d. 4:5

d. 1 and 8

35. Six red blocks and 4 white blocks are placed at random
in a row. Find the probability that the two blocks in the
middle are of the same color.

40. Train B is 5 mph faster than Train A and can travel a


distance of 105 miles, hour faster than A. What are the
rates of the two trains?

a.

a.

2/11

20 and 25

b. 30 and 35
c.

40 and 45

45. A fraction becomes equal to 1 when 9 is added to the


numerator and becomes 1 when 16 is subtracted from
the denominator. What is the fraction?

d. 50 and 55

a.

41. The denominator of a fraction exceeds the numerator


by 4. If the numerator was tripled, the denominator
doubled, the resulting fractions denominator is 1 less than
the numerator of the resulting fraction. What is the original
fraction?

b. 37/46

a.

b. 8/12

46. The sum of the digits of a 2-digit number is 17. if 9 is


added to the number, the order of the digits will be
reversed. Find the number.

c.

a.

7/11

9/13

c.

35/44

39/48

d. 41/50

69

d. 10/14

b. 79

42. Richard can finish off a gallon of ice cream in one hour
while Philip can eat it in 45 mins. How long would it take
both of them to consume the gallon of ice cream?

c.

a.

47. Barry can walk at a rate of 5 km/hr and his brother Alfie
can walk at a rate of 15 km/hr. How long would it take them
to be 60 km apart if they are walking at opposite
directions?

15.51 min

b. 20.61 min
c.

89

d. 99

25.71 min
a.

2 hrs

d. 30.81 min
b. 3 hrs
43. Annie, Betty, Carol and Dina can finish , , 1/8, and
1/6 of a job respectively in one day. How many hours will it
take them to do the whole job if they work together?

c.

4 hrs

d. 5 hrs
a.

17.01 hrs

b. 19.02 hrs
c.

21.03 hrs

48. Two pipes can fill a tank in 5 and 6 hours respectively


while another pipe can empty it in 6 hours. If the 3 pipes
were used at the same time, how many hours would it take
to fill the tank?

d. 23.04 hrs

a.

44. In 5 years, a boy will be 7/6 times as old as his uncle. A


year ago, he will be 4/13 times as old. How old is the boy?

b. 3 hrs
c.

a.

2 hrs

4 hrs

8
d. 5 hrs

b. 9
c.

10

d. 11

49. A woman divides P18, 000 among her 3 daughters in


2:3:4 ratios. How much did each daughter receives?
a.

P4, 000, P6, 000, P8, 000

b. P5, 000, P6, 000, P7, 000

c.

P2, 000, P7, 000, P9, 000

d. P5, 000, P6, 000, P7, 000


50. A balcony section of a convention hall has 12 seats in
the 1st row, 14 in the 2nd, 16 in the 3rd, and so on. If there
are only 15 rows in the said balcony section, how many
seats are there in the 15th row?
a.

b.

7:30

c.

7:45

d.

7:20

6. A man left his office for a business


appointment one afternoon and noticed his
watch at past 2 oclock. Between two to three
hours later, the man returned and noticed that
the hands of the clock have exchanged places.
What time did he leave and arrive?
a.
2:26.01 and 5:12.17

35

b. 40
c.

5. At what time between 7 and 8oclock are the


hands of the clock together?
a.
7:38

45

d. 50

Math Practice Problems Module 3


1. During the recent Olympics on 4-men relay team
completed in a 1600-meter relay have the following
individual speed, R1 = 26 kph, R2 = 27 kph, R3=28
kph, R4=29kph. What is the average speed of the
team?

a.

25.43

b.

26.44

c.

27.47

d.

28.46

2. A garden can be cultivated by 8 boys in 5


days. 5 men can do the same work in 6 days.
How long would it take for 8 boys and 5 men to
finish the job?
a.
15/11 days

b.

2:15 and 5:30

c.

2:20 and 5:32

d.

2:23 and 5:40

7. A survey is made on the smoking habit of the


male population above 18 years old of a certain
community. The survey was on the three
cigarettes A, B and C.
55% smoke S
40% smoke B
30% smoke C
20% smoke A and B
12% smoke B and C
10%smoke A and C
5% smoke all the three brands
How many % do not smoke?
a.
12

b.

20/11 days

c.

30/11 days

b.

15

d.

45/11 days

c.

d.

10

3. At what time between 7 and 8 oclock are the


hands of the clock, at right angles?
a.
7:22
b.

7:18

c.

7:15

d.

7:24

4. At what time between 7 and 8 oclock are the


0
hands of the clock, at 180 apart?
a.
7:05
b.

7:10

c.

7:11

d.

7:30

8. Separate 132 into 2 such that the larger


divided by the smaller, the quotient is 6 and the
remainder is 13. Find the numbers.
a.
17 and 115
b.

20 and 112

c.

24 and 108

d.

30 and 102

9. A number of two digits divided by the sum of


the digits, the quotient is 7 and the remainder is
6. If the digits of the number are interchanged
the resulting number exceeds three times the
sum of the digits by 5. What is the number?

a.

39

c.

b.

48

d.

c.

83

d.

72

15.6

c.

17.8

d.

18

100
0.3010

10. The total tank of the car is filled with 50 liters


of alcogas 25% of which is alcohol. How much
of the mixture must be drawn off which when
replaced by pure alcohol will yield a 50-50%
alcogas?
a.
16.7
b.

101

11. An alloy contains of 25% silver and 10%


copper. How much silver and how much copper
must be added to 20 lbs of the alloy to obtain an
alloy containing 38% silver and 36% copper?
a.
14 lbs. Silver
b.

15 lbs silver

c.

20 lbs silver

d.

30 lbs silver

12. A motorist is traveling from A to B at a


constant rate of 30 kph and return from B to A at
constant rate of 20 kph. What is his average
velocity?
a.
8

16. If 2 = 10
and 9 = 10
x
10 where x equals
a.
0.2552
b.

0.2553

c.

0.6322

d.

0.6532

0.9542

,then 4.5 =

17. If logx (1/144)=-2, then x =


a.
11
b.

12

c.

d.

10

18. If A and B are not mutually exclusive events,


then the probability of the joint occurrence of A
and B or P(A and B) is
a.
not equal to zero
b.

equal to zero

c.

equal to unity

d.

infinite

19. When the occurrence or no occurrence of


event A has no effect on the occurrence of event
B, then A and B are said to be
a.
complementary
b.

dependent

b.

15

c.

independent

c.

30

d.

mutually exclusive

d.

24

13. If log 2 = A and log3 = B, find the log (2.4)


a.
3A-B-1
b.

3A+B-1

c.

3A+B+1

d.

3A-B+1

14. If logx2 +2logx3 = 2 +logx6, then x =


a.
3
b.

c.

d.

6
2

15. Solve logx =(logx)


a.
103
b.

102

20. Which of the following relations is true when


A and B are dependent events?
a.
P(AandB)=P(A)P9(BA)
b.

P(AandB)=P(A)P(B)

c.

P(A or B)=P(A)(BA)

d.

P(A or B) = P(A)+P(B)

21. If A and B are mutually exclusive events,


then
a.
P(A and B) 0
b.

P(A and B) = 0

c.

P(A and B) >0

d.

P(A and B)< 0

22. If P(A) is the probability of event A;P(B) is


the probability of event B and P(A and B) is the

probability of their joint occurrence, such that


P(A and B)=P(A)P(B), then A and B are said to
be
a.
complementary
b.

disjoint

c.

dependent

d.

independent

23.Which of the following events are not


mutually exclusive?
a.
events ACE and HEART
b.

events ACE and JACK

c.

events 2 and odd

d.

events1 and prime

24. The probability that the Ginebra basketball


team will win the championship is assessed as
being 1/3. Find the odds that the team will win.
a.
1:2
b.

2:1

c.

1:3

d.

3:1

25. The odds that a reviewee will not pass the


board exam are 1:4. Find the probability that the
reviewee will not pass the exam.
a.
0.80

c.

0.65

d.

0.70

28.The mean deviation is a measure of


a.
dispersion
b.

distribution

c.

central tendency

d.

frequency

29. It is the highest score in a distribution minus


the lowest score in the distribution.
a.
range
b.

deviation

c.

variance

d.

interval

30. It is halfway between the lower limit of one


class and the upper limit of the preceding class.
a.
class boundary
b.

class mark

c.

class interval

d.

class size

31. In statistics, which of the following is not


considered as a continuous variable?
a.
height
b.

weight

b.

0.20

c.

number of accidents

c.

0.25

d.

temperature

d.

0.75

26. An experiment consists of selecting a


random of three-television tubes form a lot of 5
containing 2 defective. What is the probability of
getting exactly two defective tubes?
a.
0.25
b.

0.30

c.

0.35

d.

0.40

27. Out of 1, 000 ECE reviewees, the probability


that a reviewee picked at random is over 25
years old is 0.25 and the probability that he is
less than 20 years old is 0.15. What is the
probability that a reviewee picked at random is
between 20 and 25 years old?
a.
0.55
b.

0.60

32. The number of reviewees in a room is a


a.
continuous variable
b.

discrete variable

c.

variate

d.

statistic

33. Find the median of trhe following: 21, 43, 20,


29, 50, 36, 17, 19.
a.
24
b.

25

c.

26

d.

23

34. It is a measure of central tendency, which


depends upon the number of score and not on
the magnitude of the scores.
a.
mean
b.

median

d.

c.

mode

d.

geometric mean

35. A car travels from A and B at 30 kph, from B


to C at 40 kph and from C to A at 50 kph. If A, B
and C are equidistant from each other,
determine the average speed of the car for the
entire trip by using the harmonic lean formula.
a.
37.3
b.

38.3

c.

39.3

d.

36.3

36. Which of the following relations is true?


a.
sin(-A) = sin A
b.

tan(-A) = tan A

c.

cos(-A) = cos A

d.

csc(-A) = csc A

37. What is the period of y = 3sin(x2)?


a.
2
b.

c.

d.

38. If A and B are complementary angles, then


which of the following is true?
a.
sinAcosB = 1
b.

sinAcosB = 0

c.

sin A-cos B = 0

d.

sin A-cos B = 1

39. If tanA = 2, then tan2A is equal to


a.
4/3

csc60

42. Evaluate: 2sinx 3 cotx = 0; 0 x2


a.
/3, 5/3
b.

/3, /4

c.

5/3, /4

d.

none of these

43. cosx>0 and sin x< 0,then x is in quadrant


a.
I
b.

II

c.

III

d.

IV

44. If an angle is 9 degrees more than twice its


supplement then the number of degrees in the
angle is
a.
27
b.

57

c.

114

d.

123

45. A man travels 4 miles north, 12 miles east


and then 12 miles north. How far is he in miles
from the starting point?
a.
17
b.

20

c.

21

d.

24

46. In a triangle, one angle is 3 times as big as


0
the other. If the sum of these angles is 120 .
Find the measure of the third angle.
0
a.
60
0

b.

4/3

b.

90

c.

c.

100

d.

-3/4

d.

110

40. If sinx = cosy,then


0
a.
xy = 90
0

b.

x+y = 90

c.

x-y = 90

d.

none of the above

0
0

47. A triangle has sides of 4, 6, and 8 units long.


If the shortest side of a similar triangle is 12
units long, what are the lengths of the other two
sides?
a.
16 and 26
b.

17 and 25

c.

18 and 24

d.

19 and 23

41. The value of csc 240 is equal to the value of


0
a.
sin60
0

b.

sin60

c.

cos60

12

48. Find the value of (1+i) .

a.

36

b.

64

c.

36i

d.

64i

49. If sin60 +cos3 = 0, find 0 where 0 < <360 .


0
a.
320
0

b.

240

c.

120

d.

110

0
0

0 2

50. Reduce (2cis60 ) (cis(-30 C)) to the form a


+ bi.
a.
2+23i
b.

2-23i

c.

2+3i

d.

2-3i

Math Practice Problems Module 4


1. Reduce (-3+2i)6 / 169 to the form rcis .
a.
13 cis 78805143
b.
13 cis 87705134
c.
13cis 78705143
d.
13 cis 88705134
2. The trigonometric expression
cos(arccosx) is equal to
a.
4x3+3x
b.
4x3-3x
c.
4x2+3x
d.
4x2-3x
3. If arctan (1+x) + arctan (1-x) = arctan
(1/2), find x.
a.
1
b.
2
c.
3
d.
4
4. A tree stands vertically on a hillside that
makes an angle of 220 with the horizontal.
From a point 15 m down the hill from the
base of the tree, the angle of elevation of
the top of tree is 440. Find the distance
from the point to the top of the flagpole.
a.
7.51 m

b.
7.61 m
c.
7.71 m
d.
7.81 m
5. A flagpole 49 m high is situated at the
top of a hill. At a point 183 m down the
hill, the angle between the surface of the
hill and line to the top of the flagpole is 8
degrees. Find the distance from the point
to the top of the flagpole.
a.
223.1 m
b.
232.1 m
c.
322.1 m
d.
233.1 m
6. The angle of depression of a boat
observed from the top of a lighthouse is
3028. If the lighthouse is 27 m high, find
the distance of the boat from the base of
the lighthouse.
a.
445.30 m
b.
445.50 m
c.
445.70 m
d.
445.90 m
7. Two ships left the same port, one going
in the direction N700E and the other
sailing directly east. The first ship traveled
at the rate of 12 kilometers per hour, After
30 minutes, the second ship was
observed to the directly south of the first.
Find the speed of the second ship.
a.
10.82 km/hr
b.
12.28 km/hr
c.
13.82 km/hr
d.
11.28 km/hr
8. A pole stands on an inclined plane,
which makes an angle of 38021 with the
horizontal. At the base of the inclined
plane, the pole subtends an angle of
19036; at a point 11 meters up the
inclined plane, it subtends an angle of
48032. Find the height of the pole.
a.
7.29 m
b.
7.39 m
c.
7.49 m
d.
7.59 m

9. A 90-degree arc on the earth is equal to


how many nautical miles in length?
a.
5, 600
b.
5, 400
c.
5, 200
d.
5, 000
10. The plane of a small circle on a
sphere of radius 25 cm is 7 cm from the
center of the sphere. Find the radius of
the small circle.
a.
21
b.
22
c.
23
d.
24
11. Find in kilometers the length of an arc
of a great circle on the earth if its length is
12.5 degrees.
a.
1389
b.
1370
c.
1352
d.
1333
12. A spherical triangle has angles A, B
and C, each of which is less than 180
degrees. Which of the following is true?
a.
A + B + C = 1800
b.
A + B + C > 3600
c.
A + B + C = 3600
d.
A + B + C > 1800
13. Find the difference in longitude
between two points A and B if A is in
longitudes 450 E and B in longitude
1550W.
a.
1100
b.
1600
c.
1800
d.
2000
14. You are in latitude 400N. How far are
you from the equator in statute miles?
a.
2, 476.8
b.
2, 674.8
c.
2, 764.8
d.
2, 467.8

15. If the radius of the earth is 6, 370 km,


find the radius of a parallel of latitude 60
degrees north.
a.
3, 185 km
b.
3, 158 km
c.
3, 518 km
d.
3, 581 km
16. Find the distance in nautical miles
between A (40030N,600E) and B
(80020S,600E).
a.
5,270
b.
5,720
c.
7,520
d.
7250
17. Find the difference in longitude
between New York (40043N, 740W) and
Sydney (33052S, 151013E).
a.
77013
b.
134047
c.
134087
d.
77031
18. If A is 720 nautical miles south of the
equator, find the latitude of A in degrees.
a.
140S
b.
120S
c.
100S
d.
130S
19. Find the area of a spherical triangle
with angles 34023, 119037
and 38043
on a sphere of radius 10.
a.
24.19
b.
23.19
c.
22.19
d.
21.19
20. A spherical triangle, which contains at
least one side equal to a right angle, is
called
a.
a polar triangle
b.
a right triangle
c.
an isosceles triangle
d.
a quadrantal triangle

21. A ship sails in latitude 320N due east


until it has made good a difference in
longitude of 2035. Find the departure.
a.
131.45 nm
b.
141.35 nm
c.
135.41 nm
d.
145.31 nm
22. Using Napiers Rule, write a formula to
find angle A when angle B and side c are
given.
a.
tanA = cosc tanB
b.
cotA = cosc tanB
c.
tanA = tanc cosB
d.
cotA = tanc cosB
23. In a right spherical triangle whose
angles are A = 63015, B = 135034 and C
= 900, find side b.
a.
134.10
b.
143.10
c.
131.40
d.
141.30
24. A ship leaves M (360N, 760W) and
sailing on a great circle arc crosses the
equator at 500W. Find the distance
traveled.
a.
2,601 nm
b.
2,501 nm
c.
2,401 nm
d.
2,301 nm
25. Given a spherical triangle with A =
74021, B = 83041 and C = 58039. Find c.
a.
54.930
b.
56.800
c.
55.730
d.
57.360
26. Given: a = 51031, b = 36047 and c =
80012. Find A
a.
34.450
b.
34.550
c.
34035
d.
34025
27. Given: a = 68027, b = 87032 and C =
97053. Find c.

a.
94.410
b.
97.410
c.
96.410
d.
95.410
28. How long does it take to sail from
Manila (14036N, 12105E) to Hong Kong
(22018N, 114010E) at the rate of 18
mph?
a.
1.5 days
b.
1.6 days
c.
1.7 days
d.
1.8 days
29. Express in hour, minutes and seconds
the time corresponding to 260034.
a. 17h20m16s
b. 17h21m16s
c. 17h22m16s
d. 17h23m16s
30. In a quadrantal spherical triangle
where a = 540, b = 380 and c = 900, find
angle A.
a.
16.310
b.
17.310
c.
18.310
d.
19.310
31. An icosahedron is a regular
polyhedron having
a.
12 faces
b.
16 faces
c.
18 faces
d.
20 faces
32. The perpendicular distance from the
center of a regular polygon to a side is
called the_________ of the polygon.
a.
altitude
b.
amplitude
c.
median
d.
apothem
33. The angle formed by two intersecting
planes is called a
a.
face angle
b.
vertical angle
c.
dihedral angle

d.
central angle
34. Find the area of a pentagon whose
apothem is 10 cm.
a.
336.72 cm2
b.
373.65 cm2
c.
327.36 cm2
d.
363.27 cm2
35. The radii of two spheres are in the
ratio 3:4 and the sum of their surface area
is 2,500sq. cm. Find the radius of the
smaller sphere.
a.
15 cm
b.
10 cm
c.
20 cm
d.
25 cm
36. The base of a pyramid is a regular
hexagon whose apothem is 8.66 cm. If
the altitude of the pyramid is 6 cm, find
the volume of the pyramid rounded to 3
significant figures.
a.
510 cu. Cm
b.
515 cu. Cm
c.
520 cu. Cm
d.
525 cu. Cm
37. A face diagonal of a cube is 4 cm.
Find the volume of the cube.
a.
22.63 cm3
b.
21.64 cm3
c.
23.62 cm3
d.
24.64 cm3
38. What is the distance in cm between
two vertices of a cube, which are farthest
from each other, if an edge measures 5
cm?
a.
52
b.
53
c.
54
d.
55
39. The volume of a cube is reduced to
_____ if all sides are halved.
a.

b.

c.
1/8

d.
1/16
40. The sum of the angles of a polygon of
n sides equals.
a.
3600
b.
1800
c.
(n-2) x1800
d.
(n-2)(1800) / n
41. Each exterior angles of a polygon of n
sides is
a.
180/n
b.
360/n
c.
(n-2)(1800) / n
d.
always 720
42. The median of a trapezoid equals
_________ the sum of the bases.
a.
1/3
b.

c.

d.
1/5
43. A pyramid has a base whose sides
are 10 m, 16 m and 18 m. if the altitude of
the pyramid is 20 m, find the volume of
the inscribed cone in m3.
a.
274.18
b.
1715.36
c.
325.1
d.
376.57
44. The tangent and a secant are drawn
to a circle from the same external point. If
the tangent is 6 inches and the external
segment of the secant is 3 inches, the
length of the secant is _____inches.
a.
12
b.
15
c.
14
d.
18
45. Two secants from a point outside the
circles are 24 and 32. If the external
segment of the first is 8, the external of
the second is:
a.
8
b.
6
c.
10

d.
12
46. A trench is constructed so that its
cross section is a trapezoid the area of
which is 21 square feet. If the shorter
base is 2 times its height and the longer
base is 5 ft longer than its height, find the
height of the trench.
a.
3 ft
b.
4 ft
c.
5 ft
d.
6 ft
47. The second proposition of Pappus
states that the volume of a solid of
revolution is equal to the generating area
times the circumference of the circle
described by the centroid of the area. Find
the volume of the solid formed by
revolving a circle around a line tangent to
it. Let R be the radius of the circle.
a.
19.74 R3
b.
100R3
c.
18.85 R3
d.
R3
48. If a circular cylindrical tank axis
horizontal, diameter 1 meter, and length 2
meters is filled with water up to a depth of
0.75 meter, how much water is in the
tank?
a.
2 m3
b.
1.51 m3
c.
1.2637 m3
d.
3.1415 m3
49. The diagonals of a rhombus are equal
to 30 cm and 40 cm. Find the distance
between the plane of the rhombus and a
point M if the latter is 20 cm distant from
each of its sides.
a.
15 cm
b.
16 cm
c.
17 cm
d.
18 cm
50. The angle at the vertex of an axial
section of a cone is a right one. The area
of the section is equal to 25 cm 2. Find the
area of its base.

a.
b.
c.
d.

25 cm2
30 cm2
50 cm2
625 cm2

Math Practice Problems Module 5


1. The altitude of a cone is equal to half the
diameter of the sphere circumscribed about it.
How many times is the volume of the sphere
greater than that of the cones?
a.

b.
2
c.
4
d.

2. Determine the volume of the spherical


segment given its altitude equal to 4 cm and the
radius of the base circle equal to 8 cm.
3
a.
252/3 cm
b.

342/3 cm

c.

342/3 cm

3
3

d.
416/3 cm
3. A ball whose radius is equal to 30 cm is
provided with a cylindrical hole bored along its
diameter. Compute the volume of the remaining
portion if the radius of the cylindrical hole is
equal to 18 cm.
3
a.
20, 582 cm
3

b.

15, 325 cm

c.

18, 432 cm

d.
21, 153 cm
4. The edge of a cube is equal to a. Find the
radius of the circumscribed sphere.
a.
9/2
b.
2a
c.

a3/2

d.
42a
5. The perimeter of a rectangle is 22. If one of
the rectangles is doubled and the other tripled,
the perimeter would be 32 more than the
perimeter of the original rectangle. What are the
sides of the rectangle?
a.
6 and 5
b.
8 and 7
c.
10 and 9
d.
12 and 11

6. if a polygon has 54 diagonals, then it must


have,
a.
12 sides
b.
10 sides
c.
11 sides
d.
13 sides
7. A trench is constructed so that its cross
section is a trapezoid the area of which is 21
sq.ft. if the shorter base is 2 times its height and
the longer base is 5 ft longer than its height.
Find the length of the shorter base.
a.
3
b.
4
c.
5
d.
6
8. if the acute angles of a right triangle are in the
ratio 1:2, then the number of degrees in the
small angles is:
a.
30
b.
20
c.
45
d.
90

9. The length of a wire fence around a circular


flowerbed is 10 feet. The area of the flowerbed
in sq.ft is
a.
100
b.

50

c.

25

d.
5
10. The perimeter of rectangle is 28m and its
diagonal is 10 m. find the area of the rectangle.
a.
48 sq.m
b.
38 sq.m
c.
10 sq.m
d.
28 sq.m
11. This conic section may be defined as the loci
of appoint that moves in a plane so that the sum
of its distances from two fixed points of the
planes is a constant.
a.
hyperbola
b.
circle
c.
parabola
d.
ellipse
12. The graph of r=a(1+cos) is a
a.
cardioid
b.
lemniscate
c.
limacon

d.
rose
2
13. The parabola y= 4-x opens
a.
to the right
b.
to the left
c.
upward
d.
downward
14. The equation r=a is the polar equation of
a.
an ellipse
b.
a parabola
c.
a hyperbola
d.
circle
3
3
15. The graph of x +y -3axy = 0 is called the
a.
cycloid
b.
strophoid
c.
folium of Descartes
d.
cissoids of diocles
16. The intersection of the medians of a triangle
whose vertices are (-6, -8), (3, -5) and (4, -2) are
at
a.
(0, 0)
b.
(-1/3, -5)
c.
(-1/3, 5)
d.
1/3, -5)
17. Find the equation of the line, which passes
through the point (-2, 9) and the sum of its
intercepts equal to 10.
a.
2x+3y-23 = 0
b.
3x+2y-12 = 0
c.
3x-2y+24 = 0
d.
2x-3y+31 = 0
18. A parabola may be defined as the set of
points that are equidistant from a fixed point and
a fixed line. The fixed point is called the focus
and the fixed line is called the
a.
asymptote
b.
latis rectum
c.
directrix
d.
tangent line
19. Find x if the lilneL1 through (-1, 3) and (-3, 2) is perpendicular to the line L2 through (-7, 4)
and (x, 0).
a.
6
b.
3
c.
4
d.
2
20. The general equation of the parabola whose
axis is parallel to the y-axis is
2
2
a.
Ax +Cy +Dx+Ey+F=0

b.
Ax +Dx+Ey+F=0
2
2
c.
Ax +Cy +Dx+Ey+F=0 where
A=C have the same sign
d.
None of the above
21. The point P divides the line segment P1P2 in
the ratio r=P1P0/P1P2=3/10. if P0=(9, 2) and (6,
8), find P2.
a.
(15, -13)
b.
(16, -12)
c.
(17, -10)
d.
(18, -9)
22. The length of the latus rectum of
2
2
4x +9y +24x+36y+36=0 is
a.
2.76
b.
2.67
c.
2.65
d.
2.65
23. Find the angle from the line through (-2, -3)
and 94, 3) to the line through (-1, 6) and (3, -2).
a.
arctan(1/2)
b.
arctan(1/3)
c.
arctan 3
d.
arctan 2
2
24. The graph of y =x is
a.
a parabola
b.
a pair of intersecting lines
c.
a pair of parallel lines
d.
none of the above
25. The slope of the line 3x-2y = 4 is equal to
a.
3/2
b.
2/3
c.
3
d.
none of the above
26. If the eccentricity of a conic section is
greater than one, then it is
a.
an ellipse
b.
a circle
c.
a hyperbola
d.
a parabola
27. If the lines L1 and L2 with slopes m12 and
m2 respectively, are perpendicular to each other,
then
a.
m2=0
b.
m1=m2
c.
m1m2=-1
d.
m1 = -m2
2
28. The vertex of a parabola y -4x+6y+13 = 0 is
at

a.
(-3, 1)
b.
(1, -3)
c.
(0, 0)
d.
(1, 1)
29. If a line sklants upward to the right, then its
slope is
a.
zero
b.
positive
c.
negative
d.
infinity
2
2
30. The graph of 3x y = y +6x is
a.
an ellipse
b.
a parabola
c.
a circle
d.
a hyperbola
31. The lines 3x+4y-10 = 0 and 4x-3y-1 = 0 are
a.
parallel
b.
coincident
c.
bisecting
d.
perpendicular
32. The equation of the line passing through (2,
2) and (4, 8) is y = ________
a.
x-4
b.
3x-4
c.
3x+2
d.
x+2
2
2
33. Given the curve Ax +By +F=0, passes
through the points (4, 0) and (0, 3). Find the
value of A.
a.
9
b.
3
c.
4
d.
5
2
2
34. The center of the circle 3x +3y -6x+10y+2 =
0 is at
a.
(1, 1)
b.
(2, 1/3)
c.
(1, -5/3)
d.
(0, 0)
2
2
35. The eccentricity of the ellipse x /5 +y /7 = 1
is
a.
1/714
b.
2/3
c.
5/7
d.
1
2
2
36. If the coefficient of the terms in x and y are
unequal and of the same sign, then the conic is:

a.
parabola
b.
hyperbola
c.
ellipse
d.
circle
37. _________is the locus of appoint the
absolute value of the difference of whose
distances from two distinct fixed points is a
positive constant
a.
ellipse
b.
parabola
c.
hyperbola
d.
circle
2 2
2 2
38. The slope of asymptotes of x /a + y /b = 1
is
a.
b/a
b.
a/b
c.
1
d.
1-b/a
2
39. The locus of the parabola (x-5) = -12(y-1) is
a.
(5, 1)
b.
(5, -2)
c.
(1, -2)
d.
(1, -1)
40. The straight line equation y = x-5 passes
through the points
a.
(6, 3)
b.
(3, 0)
c.
(2, 2)
d.
(0, -4)
41. The rectangular coordinates of a point are
(3, 1). The polar coordinates of this point are
a.
(4, /6)
b.

(2, /6)

c.

(4, /3)

d.

(3, 1)

42. The rectangular form of r=4 tan sec is


3
2
a.
4x =y
3
2
b.
x =4y
2
3
c.
4x =y
2
3
d.
x =4y
43. The equation of the line passing through (0,
4) and parallel to the x-axis is
a.
y=4
b.
4x+y = 0
2
c.
y = x +4
d.
4y-2=x
2

44. The graphs of the equations y = 2x+3 and y=


2
x -x-1intersect at two point. The coordinates of
these points are
a.
(0, 3), (2, 1)
b.
(-1, 1), (4, 11)
c.
(-1, 1), (-6, 3)
d.
(1, 5), (2, 5)
45. The area of the triangle whose vertices are (3, 8)(7, 4) and (5, -1) is
a.
40 sq. units
b.
29 sq. units
c.
30 sq. units
d.
60 sq. units
2
46. The curve xy = a is
a.
hyperbola
b.
parabola
c.
circle
d.
ellipse
47. The distance between two points P1(2, -1)
and P2(6, 2) is
a.
4
b.
5
c.
6
d.
3
48. The polar form of xy = 3(x+y) is
a.
r = 6csc20(cos+sin)
2

b.

r =6scs4

c.

r=2sin2
2

d.
r =3cos3
49. A quadrilateral whose four sides are equal
and parallel with no angle equal to aright angle
is called a
a.
parallelogram
b.
parallelepiped
c.
trapezoid
d.
rhombus
50. The graph of an equation of the form r = a b
cos is a limacon with a loop if
a.
1

b.

a/b = 1

c.

0,<a/b<1

d.

2 a/b

Math Practice Problems Module 6


1. If the equation r = () is unchanged
when is replaced by 180 + of when r is
replaced by r, then the curve is
symmetric with respect to
a.
normal size
b.
polar axis
c.
pole
d.
both axes
2. The curve whose general equation is r=
a sin n of r=a cos n.
a.
rose
b.
lemniscate
c.
cardoid
d.
spiral
3. An equilateral triangle is inscribed in
the parabola x2=8y with one vertex of the
triangle at the origin. Find the area of the
triangle.
a.
1923
b.
1923/2
c.
1923/4
d.
1923/5
4. Find the area in the second quadrant
bounded by the curve x2/9 +y2/9 = 1 and
the coordinates axes
a.
6
b.
2.25
c.
3
d.
4
5. If P (x, y) is such that AP/PB = 7/6
where A(2, 5) and B(5, -1), find x.
a.
43/13
b.
54/13
c.
47/13
d.
51/13
6. If the line segment AB is parallel to
the line segment CD and A (4, -3), B(2, 0),
C(4, 1), D(x,2), find x.
a.
11/3
b.
10/3

c.
7/3
d.
5/3
7. Which of the following curves is
symmetric with respect to the x-axis?
a.
y2=x3
b.
y3=x2
c.
y=x3
d.
y=x2
8. Determine k so that the radius of the
circle x2+y2+3x-2y +k =0 is equal to 2.
a.
3/4
b.

c.
3/5
d.
3/5
9. Find the eccentricity of 25x2+16y2 = 400
a.
0.55
b.
0.66
c.
0.65
d.
0.70
10. A power cable hangs in parabolic arc
between two poles 100 ft apart. If the
poles are 40 ft and if the lowest point on
the suspended cable is 35 ft above the
ground, find the height of the cable at a
point 20 ft from the pole.
a.
34.8 ft
b.
35.8 ft
c.
36.8 ft
d.
37.8 ft
11. Find the distance between (4, 3, 2)
and (-3, -2, 1).
a.
33
b.
43
c.
53
d.
63
12. Find the distance from the origin to (4,
-3, 2).
a.
29
b.
27
c.
13
d.
31

13. Find the radius of the sphere x2+y2+z22x+6y+2z-14 = 0.


a.
a. 4
b.
5
c.
6
d.
3
14. The triangle with vertices (3, 5, -4), (1, 1, 2) and (-5, -5, -2) is
a.
right
b.
isosceles
c.
equilateral
d.
scalene
15. Find the direction numbers of the line
through P1 (-3, 2, 4) and P2 (2, 5, -2).
a.
5, 3, 6
b.
5, -3, 6
c.
5, 3, -6
d.
5, 3, 6
16. Find the angle between the line
L1 with direction numbers 3, 4, 1 and the
line L2 with direction numbers 5, 3, -6.
a.
60.410
b.
60.510
c.
60.610
d.
60.710
17. Find the angle A of the triangle whose
vertices are A(4, 6, 1), B(6, 4, 0) and C(-2,
3, 3).
a.
112.390
b.
113.290
c.
119.230
d.
112.930
18. If the angle between two lines with
direction numbers 1, 4, -8 and x, 3, -6 is
arcos(62/63), find x.
a.
4
b.
3
c.
2
d.
1
19. The direction numbers of two lines are
2, -1, 4 and 3, y, 2. If the lines are
perpendicular, find y.
a.
2

b.
3
c.
4
d.
5
20. Find the x-coordinate of the point
which is 10 units from the origin and has
direction cosines cos = 1/3 and cos = 2/3.
a.
20/3
b.
19/3
c.
10/3
d.
17/3
21. A triangle has a vertices at A(2, -1, 3),
B(-4, -3, 1) and C(0, 5, -1). Find the length
of the median from vertex A to the side
BC.
a.
27
b.
28
c.
29
d.
30
22. Transform xy = 8 to cylindrical
coordinates.
a.
r2sin2 = 8
b.
r2sin= 16
c.
rsin2=8
d.
rsin2=16
23. Transfrom psinsintan=5 50
rectangular coordinates.
a.
y=5x
b.
y2=5x
c.
y=5x2
d.
xy=5
24. Transform p=6 to cylindrical
coordinates
a.
r2+z2=2
b.
r2+z2=62
c.
r2+z2=36
d.
r2+z2=360
25. Give the equivalent spherical
coordinate of (3, 4, 6).
a.
(61, 53.130, 38.90)
b.
(61, 53.130, 39.810)
c.
(61, 51.330, 39.810)

d.
(61, 53.310, 39.910)
26. Find the equation of the plane which
passes through (-1, -3, 6) and which
parallel to the plane 4x-9y+7z+2 = 0
a.
4x-9y+7z-65 = 0
b.
4x-9y+5z-60 = 0
c.
4x-9y-7z+65 = 0
d.
4x-9y+5z-60 = 0
27. Find the distance from 2x +7y +4z 3
= 0 to (2,3,3).
a.
32/69
b.
33/69
c.
35/69
d.
34/69
28. Find the coordinates of thepoint which
divides the line segment P1P2 where P1(2,
5, -3) and P2(-4, 0, 1) in the ratio 2:3.
a.
(-2/5, 3, -7/5)
b.
(/5, -3, -7/5)
c.
(2/5, -3, 7/5)
d.
2/5, -3, 7/5)
29. If the angle between the planes 2x3y+18 and 2x-y+kz = 12 is arcos(19/21),
fin k.
a.
2
b.
3
c.
4
d.
5
30. Find the angle between the line with
dircton numbers 1, -1, -1 and the plane
3x-4y+2z-5 = 0
a.
30.400
b.
31.410
c.
32.420
d.
33.430
31. Find the direction numbers of the line
2x-y+3z+4 =m 0 and 3x+2y-z+7 = 0
a.
[5, 11, -7]
b.
[-5, 11, 7]
c.
[5, -11, 7]
d.
[-5, -11, 7]
32. Find the equation of the plane
perpendicular to the line joining (2, 5, -3)

and (4, -1, 0) and which passes through


(1, 4, -7).
a.
2x-6y+3z-43 = 0
b.
2x+6y+3z+43 = 0
c.
2x-6y+3z+43 = 0
d.
2x-6y-3z-43 = 0
33. If the acute angle between the planes
kx-y+z = 7 and x+y+2z = 11 is 600, find k.
a.
1
b.
2
c.
3
d.
4
34. The surface described by the equation
4x2+y2+26z = 100 is
a.
an elliptic hyperboloid
b.
an elliptic paraboloid
c.
an ellipsoid
d.
an elliptic cone
35. Find the Cartesian coordinates of the
point having the cylindrical coordinates
(3, /4, 5).
a.
(0, 5, 3)
b.
(0, 3, 5)
c.
5, 0, 3)
d.
(3, 0, 5)
36. Find the cylindrical coordinates of the
point having the Cartesian coordinate (4,
4, -2).
a.
(42, /4, -2)
b.
(22, /6, -2)
c.
(3, /3, -2)
d.
(42, /2, -2)
37. Find the Cartesian coordinates of the
point having the spherical coordinates
(4, /6,/4)
a.
(6, 2, 22)
b.
(3, 2, 23)
c.
(6, 3, 2)
d.
(3, 6, 22)
38. If an x = a, y<0, then y decreases as
x
a.
increases

b.
decreases
c.
becomes infinite
d.
becomes zero
rd
39. If the 3 derivative of a function in one
variable is equal to zero, then the function
is
a.
quadratic
b.
cubic
c.
linear
d.
quartic
40. Find the maximum point of y = 4+3xx3.
a.
(0, 40
b.
1, 2)
c.
(1, 6)
d.
(-2, 6)
41. A picture 2 m high is hanging on a
wall with the bottom of the picture 0.6 m
above the observers eye level. How far
from the wall must be observer stand in
order that the angle subtended by the
picture be a maximum?
a.
1.23 m
b.
1.25 m
c.
1.27 m
d.
1.29 m
42. Evaluate
lim x3-x2-x+10
x -2 x2+3x+2
a.
0
b.

c.
5
d.
15
43. If the first derivative of a function is a
constant, then it is a, _______function.
a.
linear
b.
quadratic
c.
logarithmic
d.
exponential
44. The function y = f(x) has a minimum
value at x = 2 of f92) = 0 and if
a.
f(2) = 0

b.
f(2) 0
c.
f(2)<0
d.
f(2)>0
45. How fast does the diagonal of a cube
increase if each side of the cube
increases at the constant rate of 5 cm/s?
a.
6.7 cm/s
b.
7.6 cm/s
c.
8.7 cm/s
d.
7.8cm/s
46. At the minimum point, the slope of the
tangent line is
a.
zero
b.
positive
c.
negative
d.
infinity
47. At the inflection point where x = a,
a.
f(a) = 0
b.
f(a)>0
c.
f(a)<0
d.
f(a)0
48. When y is negative, then the curve y
= f(x) is
a.
concave upward
b.
concave downward
c.
horizontal
d.
vertical
49. The volume of a sphere is increasing
at the rate of 6 cm3/hr. At what rate is its
surface area increasing when the radius is
40 cm?
a.
0.5 cm2/hr
b.
0.4cm2
c.
0.3 cm2/hr
d.
0.2 cm2/hr
50 The paths of two planes, flying in
straight line at the same altitude, intersect
at an angle of 60 degrees at a point A.
one of the planes is flying at 300 kph
towards A while the other is flying at 400
kph away from A. if at some point, they
are 100 km away from A, find the rare at

which the distance between them is


changing.
a. 60 kph
b. 70 kph
c. 50 kph
d. 40 kph
Math Practice Problems Module 1

a.
b.
c.
d.

a.
b.
c.
d.

a.
b.
c.
d.

a.
b.
c.
d.

a.
b.
c.
d.

a.

1.Which of the following quadratic


equations will have two real and distinct
roots?
6x2-5x + 4 = 0
9x2-6x + 1 = 0
6x2-61x +143 = 0
x2-22x + 121 = 0
2. Radicals can be added if they have the
same radicand and the same
coefficient
b. exponent
power
order
3. Drawing a card from a deck of cards is
called
an event
an outcome
a trial
an experiment
4. The set of integers does not satisfy the
closure property under the operation of
addition
subtraction
multiplication
division
5. A number which can be expressed as
the quotient of two integers is
rational
irrational
natural
prime
6. All board reviewees are not more than
25 years old. This statement implies that
they are:
less than 25 years old

b. at least 25 years old


c. 25 years old or less
d. 25 years old or more
7. The roots of the equation 6x2 61x +
143 = 0 are
a. real and distinct
b. real and equal
c. complex and distinct
d. complex and unequal
8. A set of elements that is taken without
regard to the order in which the elements
are arranged is called a:
a. permutation
b. combination
c. progression
d. probability
9. If the value of the discriminant of a
quadratic equation is 1.25, then the roots
of the equation are:
a. real and equal
b. real and unequal
c. complex and unequal
d. imaginary and distinct
10. Find the value of k that will make x2
28x +k a perfect square trinomial.
a. 196
b. 169
c. 144
d. 121

a.
b.
c.
d.

a.
b.
c.
d.

11. In how many ways can a picture be


painted by using two or more of 7 different
colors?
120
110
128
131
12. What is the probability of getting a
number 4 thrice in five tosses of a die?
0.0232
0.0322
0.3220
0.2330

a.
b.
c.
d.

a.
b.
c.
d.

a.
b.
c.
d.

a.
b.
c.
d.

a.
b.
c.
d.

a.
b.
c.

13. In how many ways can 8 persons be


seated at a round table if a certain 2 are
to sit next to each other?
1, 440
1,008
4, 140
5, 040
14. If x:y:z =4: - 3:2 and 2x+4y-3z = 20,
find the value of x.
6
4
8
7
15. At a Math Contest, the judges
eliminate 1/3 of the contestants after each
half hour. If 81 contestants were present
at the start, how many would be left after
2 hours?
18
12
16
10
16. Getting an odd number by throwing a
die is called:
an experiment
an outcome
an event
a trail
17. Two prime numbers, which differ by
two, are called prime twins. Which of the
following pairs of numbers are prime
twins?
(1,3)
(7,9)
(13,15)
(17,19)
18. The probability of As winning a game
against B is 1/3. What is the probability
that A will win at least two of a total of 3
games?
7/27
8/27
19/278

d. 15/27
19. The probability of drawing a black jack
and an ace is succession from a deck of
52 cards
a. 0.0003
b. 0.003
c. 0.03
d. none of the above
20. If P(n+1, 4) = 2P(n, 4)
a. 4
b. 7
c. 10
d. 7

a.
b.
c.
d.

a.
b.
c.
d.

a.
b.
c.
d.

a.
b.
c.
d.

21. What is probability of getting the


number 1 thrice when a die is tossed 5
times?
0.0233
0.0223
0.0355
0.0322
22. In how many ways can 7 boys be
seated in a row so that 3 boys are always
seated together?
720
360
144
270
23. Find the 100th term of the sequence
1.01, 1.00, 0.99,
0.02
0.03
0.04
0.05
24. What is the probability of obtaining at
least 4 tails when a coin is tossed five
times?
0.1857
0.1758
0.1785
0.1875
25. Mr. Diaz can finish a job in 9hrs. After
working for 5 hrs, he decided to take a

a.
b.
c.
d.

a.
b.
c.
d.

a.
b.
c.
d.

a.
b.
c.
d.

a.
b.
c.
d.

rest. Mr. Torres helped Mr. Diaz finished


the job in 2 hrs and 20 minutes. How long
would it take Mr. Torres to do the job
alone?
3 hrs and 5 min
4 hrs and 10 min
5 hrs and 15 min
6 hrs and 20 min
26. Find 2 numbers whose sum is 12 and
the sum of their squares is 74.
3 and 9
4 and 8
6 and 6
7 and 5
27. Two jeepney start at the same point
but are going in different directions. If
jeepney A runs at the rate of 60 km/hr and
jeepney B at 50 km/hr and both start at
the same time, when will the two jeepney
be 550 km apart?
4 hrs
5 hrs
6 hrs
7 hrs
28. A man and a boy can dig a trench in
20 days. It would take the boy 9 days
longer to dig it alone than it would take the
man. How long would it take the boy to
dig it alone?
54 days
45 days
35 days
36 days
29. The roots of the equation 2x2 3x +
20 = 0 are
real and equal
real and unequal
complex and equal
complex and unequal

a.
b.
c.
d.

a.
b.
c.
d.

a.
b.
c.
d.

a.
b.
c.
d.

a.
b.
c.
d.

a.
b.
c.
d.

a.
b.

30. If x3+3x2+(5+k)x+2-k is divided by x+1


and the remainder is 3, then the value of k
is
5
3
2
4
31. What is the sum of the prime numbers
between 1 and 15?
38
41
39
42
32. The sum of the integers that are
exactly divisible by 15 between 288 and
887 is
21, 810
22, 815
23, 805
23, 700
33. If 16 is 4 more than 3x, find the value
of 2x-5.
5
4
3
2
34. The 20th term of the progression 1, 4,
7, 10, .is
56
57
58
59
35. Which of the following quadratic
trinomial is NOT factorable?
6x2 + 5x - 4
6x2 - 7x - 343
6x2 - 52x - 60
6x2 61 x + 143
36. The value of k for which the roots of
8x2+8kx+3k+2 = 0 are real and equal is
3
1

c. 2
d. 4
37. If the radius of a circle is diminished
by 20%, then its area is diminished by
a. 25%
b. 46%
c. 52%
d. 36%
38. Which of the following is an irrational
number?
a. 1.363636.
b. (16)3/4
c.
35
d. 0.75
39. Which of the following numbers is not
a prime number.
a. 2
b. 5
c. 9
d. 7
40. If i2=-1, then i7-i6+i5=
a. i
b. I
c. 1
d. 1
41. The degree of the polynomial f(x, y, z)
= 7x3y2-4xz5+2x2y is
a. 5
b. 6
c. 3
d. 4
42. Two sisters are 14 and 21 years old
respectively. In how many years will the
ratio of their ages be 3:4?
a. 9
b. 8
c. 7
d. 6
43. If (n+3)! / (n+1)! = 20, find n.
a. 3
b. 4
c. 5
d. 2

a.
b.
c.
d.

a.
b.
c.
d.

a.
b.
c.
d.
a.
b.
c.
d.

a.
b.
c.
d.

a.
b.
c.
d.

a.
b.
c.

44. If x:6 = y:2 and x y = 12, find y.


8
2
4
6
45. Car A runs 30 km/hr less than Car B.
Car A covers 250 km in the same time car
B travels 400 km. Find the rate of each.
50 km/hr and 80 kms/hr
60 kms/hr and 90 kms/hr
70 kms/hr and 100 kms/hr
809 kms/hr and 110 kms/hr
46. What is the probability of obtaining at
least 4 heads when a coin is tossed 5
times?
0.1857
0.1758
09.1785
0.1875
47. 2(2n+2)/2n+1-2n =
2
4
8
16
48. The product of two irrational numbers
is
always irrational
sometimes irrational
never irrational
rational
49. The least common multiple of (x2)2 and x2+x-6 is
x-2
(x-2)3(x+3)
(x-2)2(x+3)
(x+3)3
50. The length of a rectangle is increased
by 50%. By what percent would the width
have to be decreased to maintain the
same area?
33 1/3
50
66 2/3

d. 150