# Mini-Quiz: Basics of Arithmetic

by Ron Kurtus (revised 9 January 2011)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.

1. What is a main reason our numeric system is based on 10?

It is the only way that numbers work

Because we have 10 fingers

So that multiples of 10 end in 0

2. What mathematical operation is multiplication related to?

Subtraction

Algebraic equations

3. What is the fraction 7/10 in decimal notation?

0.7

7

70

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Arithmetic. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.

Numbers make sense of the world

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