Basic Mathematics
# Reasoning Skills

Which of the following is closest to

$123,456,789 \times 987,654,321 ?$

(A) $\ \ 1.0 \times 10^{15}$

(B) $\ \ 1.0 \times 10^{16}$

(C) $\ \ 1.0 \times 10^{17}$

(D) $\ \ 1.0 \times 10^{18}$

(E) $\ \ 1.0 \times 10^{19}$

If Kevin has $25$ quarters, $3$ dimes, $5$ nickels, and $2$ pennies in his pocket, approximately how much money does he have?

(A) $\ \ \$2.5$

(B) $\ \ \$6.25$

(C) $\ \ \$6.8$

(D) $\ \ \$25.35$

(E) $\ \ \$680$

NOTE: One quarter is $\$0.25,$ one dime is $\$0.1,$ one nickel is $\$0.05,$ and one penny is $\$0.01.$

If Jane gets $99$% on her math test, Tom gets $89$% and James gets $71$%, what is their approximate average score?

(A) $\ \ 77$%

(B) $\ \ 80$%

(C) $\ \ 86$%

(D) $\ \ 89$%

(E) $\ \ 94$%

The above pie chart shows the number of men, women and children who attended a State Fair. What is the ratio of women to children?

(A) $\ \ 9:4$

(B) $\ \ 4:9$

(C) $\ \ 3:2$

(D) $\ \ 2:3$

(E) $\ \ 1:1$

What is the best approximation of $\sqrt{96}+\sqrt{124}?$

(A) $\ \ 19$

(B) $\ \ 20$

(C) $\ \ 21$

(D) $\ \ 22$

(E) $\ \ 23$