# GEDMathematical ReasoningExam v6.0 (GED-Mathematical-Reasoning)

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The PTAs drive to get new members exceeded its goal by 10 percent. If the number of new members totaled 165, how many new members did the PTA have as its original goal?

• A. 140
• B. 145
• C. 150
• D. 155
• E. 160

Answer : C

A teacher has 12 pieces of candy for each of his 20 students. However, 5 students do not want any. If all the candy is distributed evenly to the remaining students, how many pieces will each receive?

• A. 24
• B. 20
• C. 18
• D. 16
• E. 15

Answer : D

The boards on the surface of an outdoor deck are often placed at a 45 angle for decorative appeal. The hypotenuse of a 45-45-90 right triangle is found by multiplying the length of a leg by2. To the nearest tenth of a foot, how long must a board be to cover the diagonal of the square deck shown at the left?

• A. 11.9
• B. 12.6
• C. 13.2
• D. 13.8
• E. 14.1

Answer : E

Jasmine had a piece of wood that was inches long. She cut off one piece that was 12 inches long, and cut the remaining section intotwo pieces of equal length. If 87 3/4inch of wood was wasted making the two cuts, how long, in inches, were each of the two equal pieces?
A)
B)

C)

D)

E)

• A. Option A
• B. Option B
• C. Option C
• D. Option D
• E. Option E

Answer : B

The slope of the function gives the cost per hour for using each Internet service. To the nearest whole dollar, what is the approximate cost per hour for using the Cost Cutter
Service?

• A. \$1
• B. \$3
• C. \$5
• D. \$6
• E. \$8

Answer : B

How much MORE does it cost to use Advanced Access service for 6 hours per month than to use the same service for 2 hours per month?

• A. \$ 0
• B. \$ 4
• C. \$20
• D. \$40
• E. Not enough information is given.

Answer : A

A police officer stopped Martin for driving 65 miles per hour, or 10 miles per hour over the posted speed limit. The fine for speeding is \$50.00 plus \$10.00 for each mile per hour over the speed limit, up to 5, and then \$15.00 for each mile per hour over that. Which expression below shows how much Martin was fined?

• A. \$50.00 + \$10.00
• B. \$50.00 + \$10.00E.
• C. \$50.00 + \$15.00E.
• D. \$50.00 + \$10.00(10)
• E. \$50.00 + \$10.00E.+ \$15.00E.

Answer : E

If x = 5 and y = 2x + 2, what is the value of y ?
A)

B)

C)

D)
E)

• A. Option A
• B. Option B
• C. Option C
• D. Option D
• E. Option E

Answer : D

After two weeks, what was the approximate height (in centimeters) of the small plants that were not fertilized?

• A. 40
• B. 50
• C. 60
• D. 70
• E. 80

Answer : B

After how many weeks of growth was the height of the seeds in fertilizer the same as the height of the small plants not fertilized?

• A. 1
• B. 2
• C. 3
• D. 4
• E. 5

Answer : C

Shelly paid a total of \$80 for seven tickets for a hockey game. Five of the tickets were in the cheapest price range, and two were in the most expensive range. If the cheaper tickets were \$10 each, which of the following equations could be used to determine x, the price (in dollars) of the expensive ones?

• A. 7(10) + 2x = 80
• B. 2(10) + 7x = 80
• C. 5(10) + 2x = 80
• D. 2(10) + 5x = 80
• E. 5(10) + 7x = 80

Answer : C

A basket weaver charges the following amounts for baskets:
If 7 small baskets, 4 medium baskets, and 3 large baskets were sold, which of the following expressions would equal the total amount of basket sales?

• A. 14(\$27.50)
• B. \$4.50 + \$8.00 + \$15.00
• C. 4(\$4.50) + 3(\$8.00) + 7(\$15.00)
• D. 3(\$4.50) + 7(\$8.00) + 4(\$15.00)
• E. 7(\$4.50) + 4(\$8.00) + 3(\$15.00)

Answer : E

A soccer team played 30 games. The team won 40 percent of the first 10 games and 70 percent of the remaining games. Which expression correctly shows how many games they won in all?

• A. 0.4(30)
• B. 0.7(20)
• C. 0.4(20) + 0.7(10)
• D. 0.4(10) + 0.7(20)
• E. 0.4(10) + 0.7(30)

Answer : D

Angie bought a snack pack of candy at the store. The pack has 24 candies in all, with 6 blue, 5 red, 7 orange, 2 brown, and 4 green pieces. If she reaches into the bag without looking, what is the probability that she would choose a brown piece of candy?

• A. 1/12
• B. 1/8
• C. 1/6
• D. 2/25
• E. 2/7

Answer : A

The population trend of Smalltown for the years 1990 through 1996 is shown in the graph at the left.
If the trend continued, what was the population of Smalltown in 1997?

• A. 2250
• B. 2000
• C. 1750
• D. 1500
• E. 1250

Answer : D

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