SAT II Math I : Range

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for SAT II Math I

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Example Question #1 : Range

Find the range of the following set of numbers:

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

First, we must order these numbers from smallest to largest.

Next, subtract the smallest from the largest.

Example Question #2 : Range

Find the range of the following set of numbers:

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

First, we must order these numbers from smallest to largest.

Next, subtract the smallest from the largest.

Example Question #3 : Range

What is the range of the function?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the range of a function we need to find the y values that the function will cover. To do this we can create a table of values identifying the x and y values of the function.

In our case we get the following

                 

                 

          

                 

          

 

We see that these values great a parabola opening up and the y values at the lowest point is 7 and goes up to infinity. Therefore, the range of this function is

Example Question #4 : Range

What is the range?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

Range is the difference between the largest and smallest number in the set. In this case the smallest number is  and the largest number is . The difference between the two numbers is .

Example Question #5 : Range

What is the range?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

Range is the difference between the biggest and smallest number in the set. The smallest number in the set is . Remember, the bigger the negative value, the smaller it is. The largest number in the set is . We take the difference. Two minus signs become a plus so our answer is .

Example Question #6 : Range

If the maximum in a set goes up by , how does this affect the range?

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The range goes down by .

The range goes up by .

An answer cannot be determined with the information given.

The range goes up by .

The range stays the same.

Correct answer:

The range goes up by .

Explanation:

The range is the distance from the maximum number to the minimum number of a set.  

If the max goes up by , then the max will be  more values away from the min than it was before.  

This will increase your range by .

Example Question #7 : Range

What is the range of: ?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

Step 1: Arrange the numbers from smallest to largest...

Step 2: Subtract the smallest number FROM the largest number...

Step 3: Evaluate..

Example Question #8 : Range

Find the range of the following set:

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the range of a set, subtract the smallest number in the set from the largest number in the set. 

For this set, the smallest number is 5 and the largest number is 16. To solve, subtract these numbers:

Example Question #9 : Range

Find the range of the following set:

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the range of a set, subtract the smallest number in the set from the largest number in the set

In this case, the smallest number is 27 and the largest number is 44. To solve, subtract these numbers.

Example Question #10 : Range

Find the range of the following set:

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the range of a set, subtract the smallest number in the set from the largest number in the set

In this case, the smallest number is 91 and the largest number is 6. To solve, subtract these numbers.

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