Think you’ve got your head wrapped around **Basic Operations**? Put your knowledge to
the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!

Q. When multiplying or dividing an even number of negatives together, like (-16) × (-13) × (-10) + (-2) × (-7) + (-5), the answer will always be

positive

negative

zero

I don't know, and why would anyone ever want to multiply so many numbers?

impossible to determine

Q. In winter in Antarctica, the temperature ranges from approximately -40°F to -94°F. What's the difference from the average high to the average low?

-134°

134°

-54°

54°

34°

Q. Simplify the expression .

1

-1

5

-5

2

Q. Simplify the expression (|-5 + 62| - |-7|)^{2}.

1444

324

80

1156

50

Q. A submarine is located 200 feet below sea level. It then descends 350 more feet. What is its new location?

150 ft below sea level

150 ft above sea level

550 ft below sea level

550 ft above sea level

At sea level

Q. Michelle has a combined score of 3 under par after the first four holes of a course. Which of the following could she have shot on her first four holes?

2 under par, 2 under par, par, and par

1 under par, par, 3 above par, and 1 above par

2 under par, par, 1 under par, and par

1 under par, par, 2 above par, and 1 above par

Cannot be determined

Q. Simplify the expression (-12) + (-7) + 8 + (-11) + 15 + 3 + (-2).

58

18

-10

-6

2

Q. Simplify the expression -|(-3) × (-6) – (-20) + 5|.

22

-22

14

-14

2

Q. Simplify the expression –(-(-(-(-|-12|)))).

12

-12

Whatever

Negative whatever

Cannot be determined

Q. You begin the day owing your mom $25. You earn $45 babysitting, and then you go see a movie with friends and spend $14 on admission and candy. What is your balance at the end of the day?

$84

$34

$6

$85 in debt

$2