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Skills needed to score in this band
SKILL 1: Use connections between areas of mathematics, such as the following:
— Coordinate Geometry and Algebra
— Number and Operations and Data, Statistics, and Probability
— Number and Operations and Geometry
— Number and Operations and Algebra
— Data, Statistics, and Probability and Geometry and Measurement
— Algebra and Functions and Data, Statistics, and Probability

1
Use connections between areas of mathematics, such as the following: Coordinate Geometry and Algebra
ExampleIn the system above, what is the slope of diagonal (not shown)?

2
Use connections between areas of mathematics, such as the following: Number and Operations and Data, Statistics, and Probability
ExampleThe sum of five consecutive positive integers is always divisible by which of the following?
. 3
. 5
. The median of the five integers

3
Use connections between areas of mathematics, such as the following: Number and Operations and Geometry
Example
Note: Figure not drawn to scale.In the figure above, point lies on . If and are integers, which of the following is a possible value of ?

4
Use connections between areas of mathematics, such as the following: Number and Operations and Algebra
ExampleWhen the positive integer is divided by , the remainder is . What is the remainder when is divided by ?

5
Use connections between areas of mathematics, such as the following: Data, Statistics, and Probability and Geometry and Measurement
ExampleIn the circle above, arcs , , , and are each less than a semicircle. What is the average (arithmetic mean) measure, in degrees, of these arcs?

6
Use connections between areas of mathematics, such as the following: Algebra and Functions and Data, Statistics, and Probability
ExampleIf the average (arithmetic mean) of , , and is , which of the following must be true?
Skills needed to score in the next band
Solve nonroutine problems involving the application of concepts from the following:
— Algebra and Functions and Number and Operations
— Geometry and Measurement and Algebra and Functions
— Data, Statistics, and Probability and Number and Operations