**3** If n represents an odd number, which computation results in an
answer that is an even number?

(1) 2 x *n* + 1 (3)3 x *n *- 2

(2) 2 x *n*- 1 (4) 3x *n* + 1

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**4** In his will, a man leaves one-half of his money to his wife, one-half of
what is then left to his older child, and one-half of what is then left to
his younger child. His two cousins divide the remainder equally, each
receiving $2,000. What was the total amount of money in the man’s will?

(1) $40,000 (3) $24,000

(2) $32,000 (4) $16,000

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**5** If *a* + *b* is less than *c* + *d*, and *d* + *e* is less than *a* + *b*, then *e* is

(1) less than *c* (3) less than *d*

(2) equal to *c* (4) greater than *d*

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