

1. 
Evaluate the expression 2x – 3y if x = –8 and y = –5. 


A. 
–31 
B. 
31 


C. 
–1 
D. 
1 


Hint 


2. 
The four regions of a coordinate system are called ______. 


A. 
quadrants 
B. 
axes 


C. 
coordinates 
D. 
graphs 


Hint 


3. 
The ordered pair (1, 4) is in which quadrant? 


A. 
IV 
B. 
I 


C. 
II 
D. 
III 


Hint 


4. 
Which symbol makes the expression –15 ___ –14 true? 


A. 
× 
B. 
= 


C. 
< 
D. 
> 


Hint 


5. 
Find the sum (–4) + 6. 


A. 
10 
B. 
–10 


C. 
2 
D. 
–2 


Hint 


6. 
Which equation illustrates the additive inverse property? 


A. 
6 + (–6) = 0 
B. 
(–3) + 0 = (–3) 


C. 
2 + (–4) = (–2) 
D. 
4 = 4 


Hint 


7. 
Solve the equation k = (–45) ÷ 3. 


A. 
–41 
B. 
41 


C. 
–15 
D. 
15 


Hint 


8. 
Find the quotient of 144 and –8. 


A. 
–18 
B. 
12 


C. 
–36 
D. 
9 


Hint 


9. 
Add –6 + (–6). 


A. 
12 
B. 
0 


C. 
–12 
D. 
–6 


Hint 


10. 
Evaluate q – r if q = –13 and r = –2. 


A. 
15 
B. 
11 


C. 
–15 
D. 
–11 


Hint 


11. 
Find the product 3(–12). 


A. 
–36 
B. 
36 


C. 
9 
D. 
–9 


Hint 


12. 
Evaluate –11xy if x = –3 and y = 5. 


A. 
165 
B. 
22 


C. 
–22 
D. 
–165 


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