1.2: Practice Questions
Directions: The following question (1) is an example of a gridin math problem. On the SAT, you will solve the problem and indicate your answer by darkening the ovals on the special grid provided. Since you do not have this type of answer sheet to practice on, simply write your response. For more information about gridin questions, please visit sat.collegeboard.com/practice/satpracticequestionsmath/studentproducedresponse.

(Numbers and Operations) — The average of five nonrepeating positive odd numbers is
73 . Ifx is the greatest of these integers, what is the greatest possible value ofx ?
Directions: For this section, solve each problem and decide which is the best of the choices given. You may use any available space for scratchwork.

(Numbers and Operations) — How many unique real roots does the equation
y=x2−10x+25 have? No solutions.

0 
1 
2 
3

(Algebra and Functions) — If
g(x)=4x−4x , what is the value ofg(32) ?
−2 
6 
8 
2 
0


(Algebra and Functions) — If
f(x)=x+9 , which of the following is a solution off(5a)+3=f(3a)+11 ? In other words, what might be the value of ‘a ’? There are no solutions.

6 
8 
53 
4

(Algebra and Functions) — If the mean of
x and4x is10 , thenx= 
20 
16 
4 
10 
5


(Geometry) — If a line is perpendicular to the line
y=3x−4 and passes through the point(0,6) , what is the equation of the perpendicular line?
y=3x+6 
y=−3x+6 
y=−13x+6 
y=−13x−6 
y=13x+6


(Geometry) — What is the height of a building if the angle to the top is
27∘ when you are standing150 feet away from the building’s base? Round to the nearest whole number.
68 
134 
76 
330 
168


(Geometry) — Which of the following equations defines
g(x) in terms off(x) ?
g(x)=f(x−2)+3 
g(x)=f(x+2)+3 
g(x)=f(x−2)−3 
g(x)=f(x+2)−3 
g(x)=f(x−2)

 (Probability and Statistics) — The following chart gives the graduation ages of 10 students?
What is the median age of the graduating students?


16 
16.5 
17 
17.5 
18

10. (Probability and Statistics) — Assume that the edge of the smaller shaded square is
What percent of the diagram is unshaded?


35% 
30% 
15% 
10% 
25%

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