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## Natalie starts at the finish line of a straight 1,300-foot track and runs to the left toward the starting line at a constant rate of 12 feet per second. Jonathon starts 150 feet to the right of the starting line and runs to the right toward the finish line at a constant rate of 9 feet per second. To the nearest tenth of a second, after how many seconds will Natalie and Jonathon be at the same point on the track?

(A)483.3

(B) 383.3

(C) 63.7

(D) 54.8

(E) 10.9

The Correct Answer

Given |x - 3| > x - 3, what is the solution set for the inequality?

（A）x > 3 （B） x < 3 （C） x > 0 （D） x < 0 （E） All real numbers

Correct Answer: B

As shown below, ABC has vertices at points a (1, 1), b (7, 2), and c (3, 4). If ABC was reflected about the origin to form a new triangle, A′B′c′, which of the following correctly lists the coordinates of points a′, b′, and c′, respectively? （A）(1, 1); (2, 7); (4, 3) （B） (-1, 1); (-7, 2); (-4, 3) （C） (-1, -1);(-7, -2);(-3, -4) （D） (-1, -1); (-2, -7);(-3, -4) （E） (1, -1); (7, -2); (3, -4)

Correct Answer: C

If a is a factor of 32 and b is a factor of 45, the product of a and b could NOT be which of the following?

(F) 1,440(G) 288(H) 80(J) 54(K) 1

Correct Answer: J