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Question #3

A landscaping company estimates the price of a job, in dollars, using the expression 60+12nh, where n is the number of landscapers who will be working and h is the total number of hours the job will take using n landscapers. Which of the following is the best interpretation of the number 12 in the expression?

(Source: SAT Practice Test #2, Section 2, Question 3)





 

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Question #2

NC State’s authors wrote “However, a student’s high school academic record, including grade point average (weighted and unweighted) and class rank, receives significant emphasis in engineering admissions decisions.”

What does “significant emphasis” mean in this context?