## March, 2013

## SAT: Probability Question

The complete cycle of a traffic light takes 90 seconds. During each cycle, the light is red for 50 seconds, yellow for 5 seconds, and green for 35 seconds. At a randomly chosen time, what is the probability that the light will not be green? (A) 18/7 (B) 9/4 (C) 18/17 (D) 9/7 (E) 11/18

## SAT: Rate Problem

Kawika can complete 4 problems in 5 minutes. At this rate, how many problems will he complete in an hour and a half. (A) 24 (B) 36 (C) 54 (D) 72 (E) 90

## SAT: Geometry Question

What is the greatest possible area of a triangle with one side of length 7 and another side of length 10 ? (A) 17 (B) 34 (C) 35 (D) 70 (E) 140

## SAT: Word Problem

Twenty students have each sampled one or more of three kinds of candy bars that a school store sells. If 3 students have sampled all three kinds, and 5 have sampled exactly two kinds, how many of these students have sampled only one kind? (A) 8 (B) 12 (C) 15 (D) 17 (E) 18

## SAT: Word Problem

A band wants to distribute its music on compact discs (CD’s). The equipment to produce the CD’s costs $250, and blank CD’s cost $5.90 for a package of 10. Which of the following represents the total cost, in dollars, to produce n CD’s, where n is a multiple of 10? (A) (250 + 0.59)n (B) (250 […]

## SAT: Fraction Question

A student was given a piece of rope and told to cut it into two equal pieces, keep one piece, and pass the other piece to the next student. Each student was to repeat this process until every student in the class had exactly one piece of rope. Which of the following could be the fraction of the original […]

## SAT: Geometry Question

Two spheres, one with radius 7 and one with radius 4, are tangent to each other. If P is any point on one sphere and Q is any point on the other sphere, what is the maximum possible length of PQ ? (A) 7 (B) 11 (C) 14 (D) 18 (E) 22

## SAT: Statistics Question

10, 18, 4, 15, 3, 21, x If x is the median of the 7 numbers listed above, which of the following could be the value of x ? (A) 5 (B) 8 (C) 9 (D) 14 (E) 16

## SAT: Word Problem

On Wednesday Heather ran 3 miles in 30 minutes. If she ran for 45 minutes at this rate on Thursday, how far did Heather run on Thursday? (A) 3.5 miles (B) 4 miles (C) 4.5 miles (D) 5 miles (E) 5.5 miles

## SAT: Word Problem (Quantitative)

“All of Kay’s brothers can swim.” If the statement above is true, which of the following must also be true? (A) If Fred cannot swim, then he is not Kay’s brother. (B) If Dave can swim, then he is not Kay’s brother. (C) If Walt can swim, then he is Kay’s brother. (D) If Pete is […]