# Homework # 1

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Homework S1-1 – Rational Numbers Review
TEKS 6.2d, 7.3a, &amp; 8.2d
1. The amount of rainfall was measured
after a recent storm. The north side of
town received 1.78 inch of rain, and the
south side received 2.15 inches of rain.
How much more rain did the south side
receive than the north?
2. Because he sees movies at his local
theater so often, Delmar is being offered
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a discount. He can have either 3 off his
next ticket or 30% off his next ticket.
Which discount should Delmar choose?
Explain.
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3. Willie runs the 110-meter hurdles in 175
seconds, and Anier runs it in
Which runner is faster?
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seconds.
4. Cassie and Robert successfully
Harvested one-fourth of their 360 acre
grape vineyard. How many acres are
left to harvest?
5. My-Lien has enough room in her truck to
move 3.385 tons of gravel. Her father has
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asked her to move 316 tons. Will My-Lien
6. Kishi has a bolt that is
7. In a recent pizza-eating contest, Alfonso
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ate 1 pizzas, Della ate 1 pizzas, and
8. For a recent algebra exam, Pat studied
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1 hours, Toni studied 1 hours, and
be able to move all of the gravel in only
one trip? Explain.
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Jack ate 19 pizzas. Which person won the
contest?
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inch wide, and
she drilled a hole 0.6 inch wide. Is the
hole large enough to fit the bolt?
Explain.
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Morgan studied 1
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hours. List the
students in order by who studied the
most.
Homework due Friday
9. Which of the following shows three
equivalent numbers?
A.
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, 0.45, 45%
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B. 30%, 100 , 0.003
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C. 0.28, 25 , 28%
10. Moisha is studying animal behavior and has
5 laboratory rats that she studies. She weighs
the laboratory rats every week and writes the
weights down to be entered in a table. She
recorded the following data: 55&frac34;, 55.734,
65.15, 65⅛ and 55.07. Order Moisha’s data
from lightest to heaviest.
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D. 200% , 0.2, 4
11. Mrs. Pullen’s science class collected and
weighed different soil samples. Sample A
weighed 2.96 pounds, sample B weighed 3.8
pounds, and sample C weighed 4.417 pounds.
What is the total weight of the samples
rounded to the nearest tenth?
12. A rectangular garden has an area of
119.767 square meters. The width of the
garden is about 11.65 meters. About how
many meters long is the garden?
13. Internet access in the U.S. has increased
dramatically in recent years. If 110 out of
every 200 households has Internet access,
approximately what percent of households has
Internet access?
14. Florida makes up approximately 0.015 of
the land mass of the United States. Write this
decimal as a percent.
15. Maya needed to convert 7% to a decimal. She wrote 0.7 as the conversion. Is she correct?
Explain.
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