GED Practice

Math 7 PARCC Reviewer 1 (7.RP.1)

Sub-claim:
The students solve problems involving the Major Content with connections to the Standards for Mathematical Practice
Type of items: Type 1
Color Code: Peach
Evidence Statement Key: 7.RP.1
Calculator: Yes
Point: 1 each (1:29)
Evidence Statement Text: 
Compute unit rates associated with ratios of fractions, including ratios of lengths, areas and other quantities measured in like or different units. For example, if a person walks 1/2 mile in each 1/4 hour, compute the unit rate as the complex fraction 1/2/1/4 miles per hour, equivalently 2 miles per hour.
Clarifications, limits, emphases, and other information intended to ensure appropriate variety in tasks:
i) Tasks have a real-world context. 

ii) Tasks do not assess unit conversions
Sample Questions (taken from PARCC’s Practice Tests and Released Items):
EOY Released Test Item 19 

EOY Released Test Item 30 
PBA Released Test Item 7 
2016 Released Item #26 
2016 Released Item #30

1. EOY Released Test Item 19 
Ruben put an empty cup underneath a leaking faucet. After 1 1/2 hours, Ruben had collected 1/4 cup of water. What is the rate, in cups per hour, at which the water is leaking from the faucet?
a. 1/6
b. 3/8
c. 8/3
d. 6/1
2. EOY Released Test Item 30 
George is building a fence. He builds his fence at a constant rate of 1/3 section of fence every 1/2 hour. At this rate, what fraction represents the section of fence George can build per hour? Express your answer as a fraction. Enter your answer as a fraction.
3. PBA Released Test Item 7 
A drawbridge rises at a constant rate. It takes 1 1/2 minutes for the drawbridge to rise 6/20 of its total height. How much time, in minutes, does it take for the drawbridge to reach its total height?
a. 1/5
b. 9/20
c. 20/9
d. 5
4. 2016 Released Item #26 
A box contains 12 1/2 square feet of tiles and costs $40.21. What is the approximate price per square foot?  
$ ________ per square feet
5. 2016 Released Item #30
A teapot is 1/3 full of tea. When all of the tea is poured into an empty container, the container is 2/3 full. What fraction of the tea from a full teapot is needed to fill 1 entire container?  

Reference:  
PARCC. (n.d.). Retrieved December 20, 2017, from http://www.aps.edu/assessment/parcc