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1.   In two similar triangles, the ratio of the lengths of a pair of corresponding sides is 7:8. If the perimeter of the larger
triangle is 32, find the perimeter of the
smaller triangle.
[1]  8                           [2]  16                      [3]  21                   [4]  28

2.
Which of the following statements is NOT true about the centroid of a triangle?

[1]  The centroid of a triangle is point where the medians of the triangle are concurrent.
[2]  The centroid of a triangle may be located inside the triangle, on a side of the triangle, or outside of the triangle.
[3]  The centroid of a triangle divides the medians of the triangle into a ratio of 2:1.
[4]  The centroid of a triangle is the center of gravity of a triangular shape of uniform thickness and density.

3.
Point C (3,4) is the midpoint of .  If the coordinates of A are (7,6), the coordinates of B are:

[1]  (-1,2)                     [2]  (2,1)                      [3]  (5,5)                  [4]  (11,8)

4.

In , is extended to E, and D is a point on .

 [1]  m m m

5.

If the lengths of two sides of a triangle measure 7 and 15, then the length of the third side could measure:

[1]  7                                  [2]  8                       [3]  11                           [4]   24

6.

In the accompanying diagram of right triangle ABC, altitude divides hypotenuse into segments with lengths
of 4 and 5.  Find the length of leg
.
 [1]  4.5     [2]          [3]  6       [4]  7.5

 7.  In the accompanying diagram, [1]  95º                         [2]  100º                     [3] 120º                   [4]  140º

8.
If the measures of three angles of a triangle are represented by (y + 30)°, (4y + 30)°, and (10y – 30)°, then the
triangle must be
:

[1]  obtuse                      [2]  isosceles               [3]  scalene              [4]  right

9.
The number of points equidistant from two parallel lines and also equidistant from two points on one of the given lines
is
exactly:

[1]  1                              [2]  2                            [3]  3                      [4]  4

10.

The lengths of the bases of an isosceles trapezoid are 6 centimeters and 12 centimeters. If the length of each leg is
5 centimeters, what is the area of the trapezoid?

[1]  18 cm                [2]  36 cm2                    [3]  45 cm2              [4]  90 cm2

 11.  In the accompanying diagram, and are tangents drawn         to circle O, and chord  is drawn.  If m

12.

Which statement is logically equivalent to “If Andrea gets a job, she buys a new car”?

[1]   Andrea gets a job and she buys a new car.
[2]   If Andrea does not buy a new car, she does not get a job.

[3]   If Andrea does not get a job, she does not buy a new car.
[4]   If Andrea buys a new car, she gets a job.

13.

In the accompanying diagram, and intersect at E,
E is the midpoint of  , and .  Which statement can be
used to prove that ?

 [1]  ASA (Angle-Side-Angle)       [3]  SSS (Side-Side-Side)  [2]  HL (Hypotenuse-Leg)           [4]  SAS (Side-Angle-Side)

 14 For this rectangular solid, which plane(s) contain D and are parallel to plane FEH? [1]  planes DAB and HAD  [2]  planes DCB and FCB  [3]  only plane DAB [4]  only plane HAD

15.  In the accompanying diagram of circle O, chords and intersect at E and .  What is the m<DEB?

[1]  36º        [2]  90º       [3]  100º         [4]  126º

16.

The sum of the measures of the interior angles of a regular pentagon is:

[1]  180º                  [2]  360º                   [3]  540º                    [4]  720º

17.  Which statement is false about the line whose equation is y = -2x - 5 ?

[1]  Its slope is -2.
[2]  It is parallel to the line whose equation is  y = 2x + 5.
[3]  Its y-intercept is -5.
[4]  It is perpendicular to the line whose equation is

18.  In the accompanying diagram, ABC is an equilateral triangle with a perimeter
of 30.   What is the length of altitude h of this triangle?

[1]          [2]       [3]          [4]

19.

Which of the following points is a solution to the system   y = 4 - x   and   y = -x2 + 2x + 4 ?

[1]   (1,3)                  [2]   (4,0)                        [3]  (-1,-3)                      [4]  (3,1)

20.
Which equation represents a circle with center (1,–3) and radius 4?

[1]  (x - 1)2 + (y + 3)2 = 16                    [3]  (x + 1)2 + (y - 3)2 = 16

[2]  (x - 1)2 + (y + 3)2 = 4                       [4]  (x + 1)2 + (y - 3)2 = 4

21.  The diagram at the right shows the construction of a perpendicular,
, to a line l from point P.  The arc drawn from point P intersects line l at A and B, and the arcs drawn from points A and B intersect  at C.  Which of the statements is not always true about this construction?
 [1]  PA = PB [2]  AX = BX [3]  PX = CX [4]  AC = BC

22.

The distance between points (4a,3b) and (3a,2b) is

 [1]             [2]           [3]  a + b            [4]

23.
A translation maps (x, y) to (x – 5, y + 3). In which quadrant does the point (–3,–2) lie under the same translation?
[1]  I                       [2]  II                       [3]  III                   [4]  IV

24.
What is the equation of a line that passes through the point (-3,2) and is parallel to the line 2x - 3y = 12?

[1]  y = 2x - 4            [2]              [3]              [4]

 25 The sentence "If __________, then 6 + 3 = 9." is TRUE.  Which of the following statements could be used to fill the blank and maintain the truth value of the sentence? [1]  10/5 = 2 [2]  12/3 = 6 [3]  both choice [1] and choice [2] could be used [4]  neither choice [1] nor choice [2] could be used

26.
A triangle has vertices A(3,2), B(4,1) and C(4,3).  What are the coordinates of point B under the glide reflection

[1]  (2,-4)              [2]  (4,0)                         [3]  (4,2)                  [4]  (-4,2)

 27 The sphere appears in nature whenever a surface wants to be as small as possible.  For this problem, assume that a bubble is a sphere.  If the diameter of the bubble is known to be 2 mm, what is the surface area of the bubble to the nearest square mm ? [1]   13                 [2]  25                          [3]  28                       [ 4]  52

28.

Under a dilation of scale factor 3 with the center at the origin, what will be the coordinates of the image of point
B(2,3)?

[1]  (6,3)                  [2]  (2,9)                        [3]  (5,6)                    [4]  (6,9)

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