# USA TEST PREP ANSWER MATH Essay

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Halee set up a lemonade and cookie stand at the end of her street. She is selling lemonade for $0.25 per cup and cookies for $0.25 each. She sells 15 cookies and 35 cups of lemonade. Her total sales can be represented by the expression shown.

0.25(35) + 0.25(15)

Use the commutative property to write an equivalent expression.

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The solution is 0.25(15) + 0.25(35). The order in which the products are added does not matter. This is an example of using the commutative property.

Solution

This is the result of solving an equation to find a value(s) for the variable(s) which make the equation true.

Product

This is the result after multiplying a set of numbers or algebraic

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If you set up this equation you would get 5.6 + 3p = 36.35. Choose compatible numbers and rewrite the equation to be 6 + 3p = 36. Then solve for p and you get 10. Therefore A puppy weights approximately 10 lbs.

Weight

This is the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity, expressed in pounds or Newtons.

Equation

The statement formed when an equal sign is placed between two expressions.

Set

The group of terms being studied is called the __ of data. solve To _____________ a formula or equation for a specified variable means to rearrange it so that the variable appears alone on one side of the equal sign.

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The weight of a dog crate is 5.6 lbs. The crate and 3 puppies together weigh 36.35 lbs. Estimate the weight of one puppy.

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A)

A puppy weighs approximately 6 lbs.

B)

A puppy weighs approximately 10 lbs.

C)

A puppy weighs approximately 14 lbs.

D)

A puppy weighs approximately 30 lbs.

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When solving an inequality, when do you reverse the inequality sign?

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When you multiply or divide both sides by a negative. This is because if the coefficient of