# Linear Inequality and Equation Word Problems [General SAT (College Board) Mathematics]: Questions 1 - 4 of 22

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## Question number: 1

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Appeared in Year: 2010

### Question

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Ellen washed x cars each day for 5 days, which of the following represents the total number of cars Ellen washed during this period? (January)

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Choice (5)Response

a.

b.

c.

d.

e.

## Question number: 2

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Appeared in Year: 2010

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A colony of bacteria grows such that days after the start of an experiment, the number of bacteria is , where is the number of bacteria at the start of the experiment. If there are 10,000 bacteria 6 days after the experiment’s start, what is the value of ? (January)

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Choice (5)Response

a.

5,000

b.

1,250

c.

2,500

d.

3,333

e.

1,667

## Question number: 3

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Appeared in Year: 2008

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A fitness center purchased a number of exercise machines: 4 costing each, 8 costing each, and x costing each, where x is a positive odd integer. If the median price for all the exercise machines purchased by the fitness center was , what is the greatest possible value of x? (January)

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Choice (5)Response

a.

11

b.

14

c.

10

d.

15

e.

12

## Question number: 4

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Appeared in Year: 2008

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Figures I and II above show two stacks of identical pails and their heights. If is the number of pails in a stack and , the height of the stack, in inches, is given by . The number 2 in the equation represents what quantity shown in Figure III? (January)

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Choice (5)Response

a.

, the height of one pail

b.

, the height of the overlap of two pails

c.

, the volume of the bottom pail that remains after the second pail is stacked on top of it.

d.

, the diameter of the bottom of each pail

e.

, the distance between the top of one pail and the top of the next pail in the stack