# Practice Placement Test (Arithmetic/Pre-Algebra)

#### Amby Duncan-Carr

Answer the 30 questions below and then click the button at the bottom of the page to immediately check your answers. To accurately access your skills you should take NO MORE THAN 30 MINUTES to complete this test.

You may NOT use books, notes, calculators or other people during this test.

### 9 + 208 + 751 + 34 =

Your answer:
982
992
993
1002
none of these

### 4306 - 1492 =

Your answer:
2804
2814
3114
3814
none of these

### 507 x 709 =

Your answer:
39,953
40,053
358,463
359,463
none of these

### 39,472 ÷ 78 =

Your answer:
4997 r 4
634 r 20
506 r 4
56 r 4
none of these

### Find the perimeter of the rectangle shown above.

Your answer:
30 inches
30 square inches
15 inches
44 inches
44 square inches

Your answer:
96
2
57
32
12

### Which of the following is the prime factorization of 510?

Your answer:
10 x 51
2 x 5 x 51
2 x 3 x 5 x 17
2 x 5 x 7 x 13
none of these

Your answer:
2/13
1/3
3/7
39/91
13/31

Your answer:
0.015
0.0015
15
150
0.15

Your answer:
7/30
23/30
5/6
25/30
7/26

### What is the answer to this division problem?

Your answer:
0.015
0.15
1.5
15
none of these

Your answer:
0.184
0.1800
0.185
0.19
0.1900

Your answer:
3/4
63/84
1 1/8
2/3
117/156

Your answer:
0.056
17.48
0.56
2.63
3.98

Your answer:
7/72
1/5
1/18
4/13
5/48

Your answer:
18.2
1.82
2.43
42.32
43.68

Your answer:
2.61
0.1205
26.1
0.0261
0.261

Your answer:
14 2/5
2/5
4 4/5
12 2/5
2/15

### What is the ratio of 50 minutes to two hours?

Your answer:
1/4
5/12
50/2
25
none of these

Your answer:
5
1 4/5
5/9
1 1/4
4/5

Your answer:
3 7/9
4 8/9
3 8/9
4 7/9
3 2/9

Your answer:
0.52
3.125
5.2
31.25
0.3125

### Change 32% to a fraction.

Your answer:
1.6/50
16/5
4/125
8/25
none of these

### Change 8.75% to a decimal.

Your answer:
0.0875
0.875
8.75
87.5
none of these

### What is 4% of 180?

Your answer:
0.72
4.5
7.2
72
none of these

### (-5) - (+6) =

Your answer:
+1
-1
+11
-11
none of these

### 75 is 30% of what number?

Your answer:
2.5
22.5
25
250
none of these

Your answer:
40%
2/5%
25%
250%
400%

Your answer:
\$5.40
\$2.88
\$4.32
\$1.80
\$6.80

### Find the area of the triangle illustrated above   (A = 1/2 b * h).

Your answer:
55 inches
60 inches
60 square inches
120 square inches
50 inches

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