Contents

# Frequently Asked Questions 1

# Preguntas Hechas Frecuentemente 3

# Information for Students 7

Tips for Preparing for the CAHSEE 7 Tips for Using the Answer Document 7 Tips for Answering Multiple-Choice Questions 7 Tips for Answering CAHSEE Mathematics Test Questions 8 Examples 9

# Practice Test 11

# Overview of the Standards 32

# 1. Number Sense 33

What Do the Number Sense Standards Ask Me to Do? 33 Why Is Number Sense Important? 34 How Will the CAHSEE Test My Knowledge of Number Sense? 34 Using Number Sense Standards in a Real-Life Situation 43 Additional Number Sense Sample Questions 45

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Statistics, Data Analysis, and Probability 47 What Do the Statistics, Data Analysis, and Probability Standards Ask Me to Do? 47 Why Are Statistics, Data Analysis, and Probability Important? 48 How Will the CAHSEE Test My Knowledge of Statistics, Using Statistics, Data Analysis, and Probability? 48 Using Statistics, Data Analysis, and Probability Standards in a Real-Life Situation 53 Additional Statistics, Data Analysis, and Probability Sample Questions 57

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Algebra and Functions 59 What Do the Algebra and Functions Standards Ask Me to Do? 59 Why Are Algebra and Functions Important? 59 How Will the CAHSEE Test My Knowledge of Algebra and Functions? 60 Additional Algebra and Functions Sample Questions 73

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