# Difference between revisions of "2014 AMC 8 Problems"

## Problem 1

Harry and Terry are each told to calculate $8-(2+5)$. Harry gets the correct answer. Terry ignores the parentheses and calculates $8-2+5$. If Harry's answer is $H$ and Terry's answer is $T$, what is $H-T$?

$\textbf{(A) }-10\qquad\textbf{(B) }-6\qquad\textbf{(C) }0\qquad\textbf{(D) }6\qquad\textbf{(E) }10$

## Problem 2

Paul owes Paula 35 cents and has a pocket full of 5-cent coins, 10-cent coins, and 25-cent coins that he can use to pay her. What is the difference between the largest and the smallest number of coins he can use to pay her?

$\textbf{(A) }1\qquad\textbf{(B) }2\qquad\textbf{(C) }3\qquad\textbf{(D) }4\qquad \textbf{(E) }5$

## Problem 3

Isabella had a week to read a book for a school assignment. She read an average of 36 pages per day for the first three days and an average of 44 pages per day for the next three days. She then finished the book by reading 10 pages on the last day. How many pages were in the book?

$\textbf{(A) }240\qquad\textbf{(B) }250\qquad\textbf{(C) }260\qquad\textbf{(D) }270\qquad \textbf{(E) }280$

## Problem 4

The sum of two prime numbers is 85. What is the product of these two prime numbers?

$\textbf{(A) }85\qquad\textbf{(B) }91\qquad\textbf{(C) }115\qquad\textbf{(D) }133\qquad \textbf{(E) }166$

## Problem 5

Margie's car can go 32 miles on a gallon of gas, and gas currently costs $4 per gallon. How many miles can Margie drive on$20 worth of gas?

$\textbf{(A) }64\qquad\textbf{(B) }128\qquad\textbf{(C) }160\qquad\textbf{(D) }320\qquad\textbf{(E) }640$

## Problem 6

Six rectangles each with a common base width of 2 have lengths of 1, 4, 9, 16, 25, and 36. What is the sum of the areas of the six rectangles?

$\textbf{(A) }91\qquad\textbf{(B) }93\qquad\textbf{(C) }162\qquad\textbf{(D) }182\qquad\textbf{(E) }202$

## Problem 7

There are four more girls than boys in Ms. Raub's class of 28 students. What is the ratio of number of girls to the number of boys in her class?

$\textbf{(A) }3 : 4\qquad\textbf{(B) }4 : 3\qquad\textbf{(C) }3 : 2\qquad\textbf{(D) }7 : 4\qquad\textbf{(E) }2 : 1$

## Problem 8

Eleven members of the Middle School Math Club each paid the same amount for a guest speaker to talk about problem solving at their math club meeting. They paid their guest speaker $\$\underline{1}\underline{A}\underline{2}$. What is the missing digit A of this 3-digit number?

$\textbf{(A) }0\qquad\textbf{(B) }1\qquad\textbf{(C) }2\qquad\textbf{(D) }3\qquad\textbf{(E) }4$

## Problem 25

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