 Math Foundations Test

For

Psychology 2300 - Introduction to Statistics

Instructor - Dr Jeremy Jackson

Basic Math - you should be able to do this without a calculator

1) What is 1/4x1/4?

2) What is 1/4/1/4?

3) The sum of 3 subtracted from each of the following numbers: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 is?

4) 1-3 squared is?

5) 1/4 squared is?

6) The square root of 4 is?

7) The result of: (1-3)x(1+3) is?

8) Which number is farther away from 3, 1 or -1?

9) 1/2x1/2x1/2 is?

10) (3-4)/2 is?

11) (2-4)/0 is?

Basic Trigonometry

1) The area of a rectangle with sides of length 3 and 6 is?

2) The area of a rectangle with sides of length .5 and 4 is?

3) The area of a right angle triangle with base=4 and height=2 is?

4) If a right angle triangle has area of 1 and a base of 1, what is it's height?

5) If a right angle triangle has a base of 1 and height of 1, the length of the hypotenuse is?

Basic Algebra

1) The square root of X squared is?

2) If X is 1 and Y is 1 (X-Y)x(X-Y) is?

3) If X is 2 and Y is 1 (X-Y)x(X-Y) is?

4) If Z=(3-X)/3 and z=0, X is?

5) If Z=(6-0)/X and z=1, X is?

6) The square root of X/4 is 4. What is X?

7) If Y = 2 + 3X and X=3, what is Y?

8) If y=.1 and y=X/10, what is X?

9) X cubed divided by X squared is?

ANSWERS: 1/16, 1, 0, 4, 1/16, 2, -8, -1, 1/8, -1/2, undefined, 18, 2, 4, 2, 1.414, X, 0, 1, 3, 6, 64, 11, 1, X 