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This module is from Fundamentals of Mathematics by Denny Burzynski and Wade Ellis, Jr. This module is a proficiency exam to the chapter "Measurement and Geometry." Each problem is accompanied with a reference link pointing back to the module that discusses the type of problem demonstrated in the question. The problems in this exam are accompanied by solutions.

Proficiency exam

( [link] ) The process of determining, by comparison to some standard, the size of something is called .

measurement

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For problems 2-9, make each conversion.

( [link] ) 14 yards to feet

42 feet

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( [link] ) 51 feet to inches

612 inches

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( [link] ) 1 3 size 12{ { {1} over {3} } } {} yard to feet

1 foot

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( [link] ) 2 1 4 size 12{2 { {1} over {4} } } {} minutes to seconds

135 seconds

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( [link] ) 5.8623 L to kL

0.0058623 kL

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( [link] ) 213.1062 mm to m

0.2132062 m

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( [link] ) 100,001 kL to mL

100,001,000,000 mL

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For problems 10-13, simplify each number.

( [link] ) 4216 lb

2 tons 216 pounds

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For problems 14-18, perform the indicated operations. Simplify answers if possible.

( [link] ) Add 6 wk 3 da to 2 wk 2 da.

8 weeks 5 days

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( [link] ) Add 9 gal 3 qt to 4 gal 3 qt.

14 gallons 2 quarts

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( [link] ) Subtract 3 yd 2 ft 5 in. from 5 yd 8 ft 2 in.

2 yards 5 feet 9 inches

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( [link] ) Subtract 2 hr 50 min 12 sec from 3 hr 20 min 8 sec.

29 minutes 56 seconds

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( [link] ) Subtract the sum of 3 wk 6 da and 2 wk 3 da from 10 wk.

3 weeks 5 days

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For problems 19-30, find either the perimeter, circumference, area, or volume.

( [link] ) Approximate circumference
A circle with a radius of 14ft.

87.92 feet

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( [link] ) Approximate perimeter
A rectangle with a half-circle cut out of the center of the top of the shape. The circular cutout has a radius of 1mi. The height of the rectangle is 15mi. The width of the rectangle is 12mi.

55.14 miles

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( [link] ) Approximate area
A circle of diameter 0.06cm.

6.002826 sq cm

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( [link] ) Approximate area
A half-circle with a radius of 2mi.

6.28 sq miles

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( [link] ) Exact area
A circle with a radius of 9.2in.

84.64 π sq in.

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( [link] ) Approximate volume
A cone with a radius of 2mm and a height of 6mm.

25.12 cu mm

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( [link] ) Exact volume
A cylinder with a diameter of 3.2ft and a height of 1.8ft.

4.608 π cu ft

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( [link] ) Approximate volume
A rectangular solid with a cylinder sitting on top of it. The cylinder's height is 8mm, and its radius is 2mm. The rectangular prism's height is 3mm, its length is 8mm, and its width is 10mm.

340.48 cu mm

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Questions & Answers

Application of nanotechnology in medicine
what is variations in raman spectra for nanomaterials
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I only see partial conversation and what's the question here!
Crow Reply
what about nanotechnology for water purification
RAW Reply
please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
Damian
yes that's correct
Professor
I think
Professor
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
Rafiq
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
Damian
How we are making nano material?
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what is a peer
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What is meant by 'nano scale'?
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What is STMs full form?
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scanning tunneling microscope
Sahil
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Santosh
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
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what is differents between GO and RGO?
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what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
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if virus is killing to make ARTIFICIAL DNA OF GRAPHENE FOR KILLED THE VIRUS .THIS IS OUR ASSUMPTION
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analytical skills graphene is prepared to kill any type viruses .
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what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
Bob
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
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nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Damian
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
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what king of growth are you checking .?
Renato
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
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why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
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Kyle
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
Adin
why?
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what school?
Kyle
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
Joe
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
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Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
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what does nano mean?
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nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
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Source:  OpenStax, Fundamentals of mathematics. OpenStax CNX. Aug 18, 2010 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col10615/1.4
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