### All PSAT Math Resources

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : How To Square A Decimal

Simplify. Assume all integers are positive real numbers.

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Explanation:

There are two ways to solve this problem.

First, leave the question in decimal form.

Second, put your question in fraction form.

### Example Question #1 : How To Square A Decimal

If all real values of lie between 0 and 1, which of the following is always greater than 1?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Explanation:

If is greater than 0, then adding 1 to will make it greater than 1. Taking a number between 0 and 1 to a power results in a smaller number.

### Example Question #1 : How To Square A Decimal

Evaluate:

0.08^{2}

**Possible Answers:**

0.00064

0.0064

0.064

0.00064

0.64

**Correct answer:**

0.0064

Explanation:

0.08 * 0.08

First square 8:

8 * 8 = 64

Then move the decimal four places to the left:

0.0064

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