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About how many students are majoring in Math

Question : About how many students are majoring in Math : 2162211

MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.

The following bar graph shows the number of students by major in the College of Arts and Sciences. Use the bar graph to solve the problem.

1) About how many students are majoring in Math?

A) 150 students

B) 250 students

C) 300 students

D) 200 students

2) About how many students are in the College of Arts and Sciences?

A) 1100 students

B) 1225 students

C) 1325 students

D) 1050 students

3) Which major has the largest number of students?

A) History

B) Math

C) Science

D) English

4) Which major has about 150 students?

A) Science

B) Math

C) English

D) History

5) About how many more students are majoring in math than in science?

A) 150 students

B) 100 students

C) 10 students

D) 50 students

6) The science department spends about $200 on equipment for each student majoring in science. About how much should the science department budget for equipment?

A) $20,000

B) $30,000

C) $40,000

D) $3,000

7) The English department assigns a counselor to each student majoring in English. Each counselor is assigned 50 students. About how many counselors are needed?

A) 12 counselors

B) 15 counselors

C) 8 counselors

D) 10 counselors

8) The science department is planning to buy some new equipment. They want to make sure that there is one new machine for every 5 students majoring in science. If each machine costs $800, about how much should they budget for the new equipment?

A) $20,000

B) $32,000

C) $28,000

D) $24,000

The bar graph shows the number of tickets sold each week by the garden club for their annual flower show.

9) During which week did the garden club sell the most tickets?

A) week 4

B) week 5

C) week 1

D) week 2

10) During which week did the garden club sell the least tickets?

A) week 5

B) week 4

C) week 6

D) week 2

11) How many tickets were sold during week 3?

A) 59 tickets

B) 30 tickets

C) 19 tickets

D) 40 tickets

12) During which week were 11 tickets sold?

A) week 3

B) week 5

C) week 4

D) week 2

13) How many more tickets were sold during week 5 than week 3?

A) 20 tickets

B) 15 tickets

C) 70 tickets

D) 10 tickets

14) How many tickets were sold in all?

A) 205 tickets

B) 105 tickets

C) 195 tickets

D) 215 tickets

The bar graph shows the expenditures of one city government in a recent year.

15) Name the agency with the largest spending and estimate this value.

A) Human Resources; $24.2 million

B) Miscellaneous; $6.5 million

C) Environment; $3.2 million

D) Fire; $4.3 million

16) Name the agency whose spending for the year was between $4 million and $5 million and estimate its spending.

A) Fire; $4.3 million

B) Health; $4.3 million

C) Fire; $5.4 million

D) Health; $5.4 million

17) Estimate how much more was spent in that year on Education than on Justice.

A) $9.2 million

B) $12.4 million

C) $10.7 million

D) $13.7 million

18) Estimate the amount that was spent in that year on Health and Pensions combined.

A) $18.0 million

B) $20.4 million

C) $18.8 million

D) $19.6 million

19) If expenditures remain the same, estimate how much will be spent on Fire over the next five years.

A) $21.5 million

B) $23.5 million

C) $24 million

D) $22.5 million

20) If expenditures remain the same, estimate how much will be spent on Education over the next eight years.

A) $178.4 million

B) $184.8 million

C) $181.6 million

D) $176.8 million

21) If expenditures remain the same, estimate the total amount that will be spent on Environment and Justice over the next ten years.

A) $144 million

B) $162 million

C) $170 million

D) $152 million

The following double bar graph shows the number of male (M) and female (F) athletes at a university in various years. Use the bar graph to solve the problem.

22) Which year had the smallest number of male athletes?

A) 2003

B) 2005

C) 2006

D) 2004

23) About how many female athletes were there in 2004?

A) 300 athletes

B) 500 athletes

C) 150 athletes

D) 200 athletes

24) Which year had the greatest number of female athletes?

A) 2006

B) 2003

C) 2004

D) 2005

25) In which year was the number of male athletes equal to about 375?

A) 2006

B) 2003

C) 2004

D) 2005

26) Estimate the increase in the number of female athletes from 2003 to 2004.

A) 200 athletes

B) 75 athletes

C) 100 athletes

D) 50 athletes

27) What was the approximate decrease in the number of female athletes from 2005 to 2006?

A) 50 athletes

B) 75 athletes

C) 100 athletes

D) 200 athletes

28) What is the only year in which the number of female athletes declined from its previous value?

A) 2003

B) 2004

C) 2005

D) 2006

29) About how many athletes were there in 2006?

A) 800 athletes

B) 750 athletes

C) 825 athletes

D) 775 athletes

30) In 2006, about how many more male athletes were there than female athletes?

A) 150

B) 780

C) 130

D) 190

31) What was the average number of female athletes over the four-year period? Round your answer to the nearest ten.

A) 300 athletes

B) 600 athletes

C) 340 athletes

D) 260 athletes

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