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Module 00102-15 Exam Introduction to Construction Math
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What is the place value of 2 in the number 123,456?
Ten Thousands
Forty-five thousand, six hundred twelve pipe fittings have been ordered for a large project. How would you write this number as a whole number using digits?
45,612
Add the following numbers together: 811, 901, 88, and 5. The sum is....
1,805
Your job as a carpenter pays $20/hour and you worked 40 hours last week. The taxes withheld from your wages were $83 federal tax and $19 state tax. Your total check is....
$698
A package contains 12 electrical locks, each with a unique key. A package is delivered to 16 jobs site superintendents. How many unique keys will result from the distribution?
192
You have 5,814 meters of rope that you need to cut into 27 meter sections. How many 27 meter sections of rope will you be able to create, and how much rope will be left over as waste?
215 sections with 9 meters left over
An equivalent fraction to 5/16 is...
10/32
When reduced to its lowest terms, the fraction 12/16 would read as...
3/4
The improper fraction 37/6 can be changed to the mixed number....
6-1/6
1/4 + 3/8 =_____. Reduce your answer to the lowest terms.
5/8
8/12 - 4/8 =______. Reduce your answer to the lowest terms.
1/6
7/8 times 3/9 =______. Reduce your answer to the lowest terms.
7/24
7/8 divided by 7/16=_____. Reduce your answer to the lowest terms
2
In a number such as 52.25, any numbers shown to the right of the decimal point represent_______.
That part of the number that is less than 1.
Of the following series of numbers, which is the higher number? 0.04671; 0.04761; 0.4761; 0.4671.
0.4761
One sheet of drywall weighs 48.7 pounds. If 50 sheets are ordered, the total weight of the order would be_____.
2,435.0 pounds
You need to mix 42 kilograms of mortar. Each kilogram of mortar mix requires 0.03 liters of water. how many liters of water do you need? (Round your answer to the nearest tenth of a liter)
1.3 liters
When a number is stated as a percentage, it means that number represents a portion of
________.
100
When converting decimals to a percentage, simply move the decimal point______.
two places to the right
Convert 0.86 into a fraction and reduce the answer to the lowest terms.
43/50
An inside measurement can be taken with a tape measure by _______.
adding the length of the tape measure case
In the metric system, each millimeter increment is equal to _______.
1/10 of a centimeter
Convert 612 feet to meters using the following information: 1 meter = 3.28 feet. Round your answer to the nearest one-hundredth
186.59 meters
Using the formula 1kg = 2.205 lbs, 165 lbs converts to a weight of _______.
74.8 kilograms
One ounce is equal to 28.35 grams. Convert 16 ounces to grams. Round your answer to the nearest tenth.
453.6 grams
One cubic meter represents a cube shape that measures 1 meter in all three dimensions. How long is each side in centimeters?
100 cm
On the Fahrenheit scale, ho many degrees are there between the freezing and boiling point of water?
180 degrees
Convert 70 degrees Fahrenheit to Celsius using the following formula: degree Celsius=5/9 (degree Fahrenheit-32). Round your answer to the nearest degree.
21 degrees Celsius
If an angle is not acute, straight, or obtuse, it must be a(n)_______.
right angle
While the measurement of the individual angles in a triangle can vary, their sum is always_______.
180
What does a square have in common with a rectangle?
All four corners are 90 degree angles
The circumference of a circle represents______.
the distance around the outside
Given the equation 1/2(b times h), the area of a triangular roof section with a base of 7 feet and a height of 3.5 feet is________.
12.25 sq ft
A floor for a 4-meter square shed must be fabricated. The area of the floor is_______
16m^2
The volume of a shape in the metric system is stated in terms of ________
cubic meters
The volume of a 9-inch cube is______
729 cu in
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