Chapter 1 Practice Test

Elementary Algebra 2nd Edition 1.

Into which set of numbers does - 6 fit? a) integer c) irrational

3.

5.

b) 42

c) - 11

d) 11

b) - 9

c) - 15

1 b) - 4

10. 11 c) 12

b) - 1

11 d) - 12

-4 -8 3 ÷ -6

16 c) 9

c) - 31

d) 31

b) 25

c) - 7

d) 7

1 b) - 12

1 c) 2

1 d) - 2

- 4 15 Evaluate and simplify - 3 · 8 11 a) 5

12.

b) 15

1 5 Evaluate and simplify - 3 + 12 1 a) 12

d) 15

b) whole number d) undefined

Evaluate - 9 – 16 a) - 25

8.

- 25 fit?

Evaluate 8 – 23 a) - 15

6.

Evaluate and simplify

a) 1

13.

d) 33

1 7 Evaluate 4 – 6 1 a) 4

11.

c) - 33

Evaluate - 3 – (- 12)

a) 9 9.

b) 5

Into which set of numbers does a) integer c) irrational

4.

Evaluate - 28 + 17 a) - 42

7.

b) whole number d) undefined

Evaluate - 14 + 19 a) - 5

2.

11 b) - 5

5 c) 2

5 d) - 2

Find the solutions to the Factor Game with Key # = + 36 and the Sum # = - 13.

16 d) - 9

Find the solutions to the Factor Game with Key # = - 72 and the Sum # = + 14.

14.

a) - 9 and - 4

b) - 9 and + 4

c) - 12 and + 3

d) - 12 and - 3

Find the solutions to the Factor Game with Key # = - 30 and the Sum # = - 13.

a) + 17 and - 3

b) - 17 and + 3

a) - 10 and - 3

b) - 15 and + 2

c) + 18 and - 4

d) - 18 and + 4

c) - 10 and + 3

d) - 15 and - 2

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15.

Evaluate the expression (10)1 + (- 1)4. a) 6

17.

d) 11

c) 7

b) 1

b) 3

16

-9

20.

|2–8|

–

|-9|

d) 19

w – 10 when - 3k

25.

b) - 2

8 c) - 3

a) - 3b3 b) - 3b6 c) 3b3

27.

Multiply (- 9x)(- x).

b) - 6

9 .

d) undefined

4 – 2 · (- 12) (- 2)2

c) - 5

d) 24

c) - 24

d) 6

What is the coefficient of the second term in

a) 3

26. d) 3b6

c) - 3

d) 4

Simplify - 2h – (- 9h). a) 7h

28.

b) 3x4

b) 7h2

c) -11h2 d) - 11h

y–w y=3 w=-5 Evaluate m = x – v when x = - 4 v = 8 3

a) - 10x

b) - 10x2

a) m = - 4

c) 9x

d) 9x2

c) m = 6

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c) 2

–

5

d) 4

Simplify - 8b3 + 5b3.

b) - 6

25

the expression 2x5 – 3x4 – 4 x + 12

w is replaced by 2 and k is replaced by -1. a) 2

b) 4

d) 1

Evaluate the expression y2 – 5y when y is replaced by - 3. a) 24

24.

c) - 1

Evaluate the expression a) 7

22.

b) - 17

Evaluate the expression a) 16

d) undef.

c) - 15

Evaluate the expression

18.

–

Evaluate the expression (- 2)3 + (3)2. a) 17

d) - 7

c) 5

Evaluate the expression

a) - 3

23.

b) 25

Evaluate the expression a) 7

21.

c) 14

Evaluate the expression - 42 – 32. a) - 25

19.

b) 9

16.

1

2

b) m = - 3 1

d) m = - 2

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29.

Distribute to simplify - 6(- 3x + 7) a) 18x + 7 c) - 18x + 7

30.

Distribute to simplify - 4y(y3 – 7y) a) - 4y3 – 7y c) - 4y4 + 28y2

b) 18x – 42 d) - 18x – 42

b) - 4y4 – 7y d) - 4y4 – 28y2

For #31 - 36, show all your work. 31.

1

Evaluate A = 2 ·h·(b + B) when

32.

3

h = 6, b = 5 and B = 8

P = 800; r = .12 and t = 4

33.

Evaluate the expression - 24 ÷ 6 · 2 – 4

35.

Micah put $2,000 in a short-term account 36. that gained 9% interest. How much interest did the account gain after 4 months?

Chapter 1 Practice Test

Evaluate I = P·r·t when

34.

Evaluate the expression

- 7 – 32 (- 2)3

Find the solutions of the Factor Game with Key # = + 60 and the Sum # = - 19.

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37.

Write the expression x2 + 6 in English.

38.

Write the expression (3 · x)2 in English.

39.

Write the algebraic form of “The difference of 5 and the product of a number and 9.”

40.

Write the algebraic form of “The square of the sum of a number and 6.”

Answers 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

a d b a c

6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

a a a d c

11. 12. 13. 14. 15.

b a c b d

16. 17. 18. 19. 20.

d a c d a

21. 22. 23. 24. 25.

a a c c a

26. 27. 28. 29. 30.

a d b b c

31.

39

32.

72

33.

- 12

34.

2

35.

60

36.

- 15 and - 4

37.

x2 + 6: or:

38.

(3 · x)2 or:

39.

5 – x·9

40.

(x + 6)2

“The sum of the square of x and 6.” “The sum of the square of a number and 6.” “The square of the product of 3 and x.” “The square of the product of 3 and a number.”

Chapter 1 Practice Test

or

5 – 9x

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Elementary Algebra 2nd Edition 1.

Into which set of numbers does - 6 fit? a) integer c) irrational

3.

5.

b) 42

c) - 11

d) 11

b) - 9

c) - 15

1 b) - 4

10. 11 c) 12

b) - 1

11 d) - 12

-4 -8 3 ÷ -6

16 c) 9

c) - 31

d) 31

b) 25

c) - 7

d) 7

1 b) - 12

1 c) 2

1 d) - 2

- 4 15 Evaluate and simplify - 3 · 8 11 a) 5

12.

b) 15

1 5 Evaluate and simplify - 3 + 12 1 a) 12

d) 15

b) whole number d) undefined

Evaluate - 9 – 16 a) - 25

8.

- 25 fit?

Evaluate 8 – 23 a) - 15

6.

Evaluate and simplify

a) 1

13.

d) 33

1 7 Evaluate 4 – 6 1 a) 4

11.

c) - 33

Evaluate - 3 – (- 12)

a) 9 9.

b) 5

Into which set of numbers does a) integer c) irrational

4.

Evaluate - 28 + 17 a) - 42

7.

b) whole number d) undefined

Evaluate - 14 + 19 a) - 5

2.

11 b) - 5

5 c) 2

5 d) - 2

Find the solutions to the Factor Game with Key # = + 36 and the Sum # = - 13.

16 d) - 9

Find the solutions to the Factor Game with Key # = - 72 and the Sum # = + 14.

14.

a) - 9 and - 4

b) - 9 and + 4

c) - 12 and + 3

d) - 12 and - 3

Find the solutions to the Factor Game with Key # = - 30 and the Sum # = - 13.

a) + 17 and - 3

b) - 17 and + 3

a) - 10 and - 3

b) - 15 and + 2

c) + 18 and - 4

d) - 18 and + 4

c) - 10 and + 3

d) - 15 and - 2

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15.

Evaluate the expression (10)1 + (- 1)4. a) 6

17.

d) 11

c) 7

b) 1

b) 3

16

-9

20.

|2–8|

–

|-9|

d) 19

w – 10 when - 3k

25.

b) - 2

8 c) - 3

a) - 3b3 b) - 3b6 c) 3b3

27.

Multiply (- 9x)(- x).

b) - 6

9 .

d) undefined

4 – 2 · (- 12) (- 2)2

c) - 5

d) 24

c) - 24

d) 6

What is the coefficient of the second term in

a) 3

26. d) 3b6

c) - 3

d) 4

Simplify - 2h – (- 9h). a) 7h

28.

b) 3x4

b) 7h2

c) -11h2 d) - 11h

y–w y=3 w=-5 Evaluate m = x – v when x = - 4 v = 8 3

a) - 10x

b) - 10x2

a) m = - 4

c) 9x

d) 9x2

c) m = 6

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c) 2

–

5

d) 4

Simplify - 8b3 + 5b3.

b) - 6

25

the expression 2x5 – 3x4 – 4 x + 12

w is replaced by 2 and k is replaced by -1. a) 2

b) 4

d) 1

Evaluate the expression y2 – 5y when y is replaced by - 3. a) 24

24.

c) - 1

Evaluate the expression a) 7

22.

b) - 17

Evaluate the expression a) 16

d) undef.

c) - 15

Evaluate the expression

18.

–

Evaluate the expression (- 2)3 + (3)2. a) 17

d) - 7

c) 5

Evaluate the expression

a) - 3

23.

b) 25

Evaluate the expression a) 7

21.

c) 14

Evaluate the expression - 42 – 32. a) - 25

19.

b) 9

16.

1

2

b) m = - 3 1

d) m = - 2

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29.

Distribute to simplify - 6(- 3x + 7) a) 18x + 7 c) - 18x + 7

30.

Distribute to simplify - 4y(y3 – 7y) a) - 4y3 – 7y c) - 4y4 + 28y2

b) 18x – 42 d) - 18x – 42

b) - 4y4 – 7y d) - 4y4 – 28y2

For #31 - 36, show all your work. 31.

1

Evaluate A = 2 ·h·(b + B) when

32.

3

h = 6, b = 5 and B = 8

P = 800; r = .12 and t = 4

33.

Evaluate the expression - 24 ÷ 6 · 2 – 4

35.

Micah put $2,000 in a short-term account 36. that gained 9% interest. How much interest did the account gain after 4 months?

Chapter 1 Practice Test

Evaluate I = P·r·t when

34.

Evaluate the expression

- 7 – 32 (- 2)3

Find the solutions of the Factor Game with Key # = + 60 and the Sum # = - 19.

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37.

Write the expression x2 + 6 in English.

38.

Write the expression (3 · x)2 in English.

39.

Write the algebraic form of “The difference of 5 and the product of a number and 9.”

40.

Write the algebraic form of “The square of the sum of a number and 6.”

Answers 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

a d b a c

6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

a a a d c

11. 12. 13. 14. 15.

b a c b d

16. 17. 18. 19. 20.

d a c d a

21. 22. 23. 24. 25.

a a c c a

26. 27. 28. 29. 30.

a d b b c

31.

39

32.

72

33.

- 12

34.

2

35.

60

36.

- 15 and - 4

37.

x2 + 6: or:

38.

(3 · x)2 or:

39.

5 – x·9

40.

(x + 6)2

“The sum of the square of x and 6.” “The sum of the square of a number and 6.” “The square of the product of 3 and x.” “The square of the product of 3 and a number.”

Chapter 1 Practice Test

or

5 – 9x

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