# PRACTICE QUIZ

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PRACTICE QUIZ
Permutations, Combinations and Scientific
Notation
A. Permutations and Combinations (various point values)
1)
Sally, Teresa, and Vicki are the final 3 contestants in the spelling bee. List
ALL possible ways the final standings could be. (2 points for listing ALL
the ways)
2)
Coach Turnbull must choose 4 of his track members to run in the relay race.
There are 15 students on the track team. How many different permutations
for the relay race are possible? (2 points for correct answer)
3)
Mr. Seidel asks his homeroom to line up in the hallway by the lockers to get
ready to go to the auditorium. There are 13 students in his homeroom. How
many different ways could the students arrange themselves in the hallway?
4)
Keith has room for 3 of his friends to ride in his mom’s car on the way to
their little league game. Five of his friends (Jim, Ken, Mike, Paul, and Tom)
want to ride with him. How many different combinations of friends could
ride with Keith? (3 points for listing ALL the ways)
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5)
Two coins are flipped and the spinner is spun. How many different outcomes
are there? (2 points for correct answer)
1
2
8
3
7
4
6
5
6)
Exeter, Mifflin, Reading, and Wilson are all in the same division for
baseball. Each team will play the other team TWICE. How many division
games will be played? (3 points for listing ALL ways)
7)
Coach Seidel must select 4 more players for his basketball squad. He must
choose from the remaining 6 tryouts (Amy, Beth, Cindy, Debbie, Elle, and
Faith) How many different combinations of players could he select?
(3 points for listing ALL ways)
8)
The Olive Garden allows you to create your own 3-item appetizer. You may
choose from mushrooms, calamari, mozzarella sticks, ravioli, and chicken
tenders. How many different combinations are possible? (3 points for
listing ALL ways)
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B. Writing numbers in Scientific Notation. (2 points each)
9)
0.00348
12)
9
10)
450,000
13)
21,060,000
11)
0.01029
C. Writing numbers in Standard Notation. (2 points each)
14)
7.11 &times; 105
17)
1.9 &times; 10-2
15)
3.76 &times; 100
18)
8.5 &times; 10-4
16)
4.04 &times; 107
Extra Credit: (2 points)
You will be asked a question that involves both permutations/combinations and
probability.
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