# Number Sense

California High School Exit Exam
- Mathematics Section -
Oct. 2008
Number Sense
1.4 and 1.5
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tested on the
CAHSEE
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Scientific Notation
Scientific Notation
• Scientific notation is a short way to write very
large or very small numbers using powers of
10.
• A number in scientific notation is always
written as a number greater than or equal to 1
but less than 10, times a power of 10.
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Fractions
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# 9 Fractions2
# 10 Percentages
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# 13 Fraction --&gt; Percentage
# 14 Percent increase
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# 16 Percent decrease
# 17 Percent decrease
# 18 Interest
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STATISTICS, DATA ANALYSIS,
AND PROBABILITY
The following seven California mathematics academic content standards from the Statistics, Data Analysis, and Probability strand are
assessed on the CAHSEE by 12 test questions and are represented in this booklet by 30 released test questions. These
questions represent only a few of the ways in which these standards may be assessed on the CAHSEE.
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Algebra 1
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