

1. 
Solve –75 = –25a. 


A. 
–50 
B. 
–100 


C. 
3 
D. 



Hint 


2. 
7 times a number is 14. This can be represented by the equation 7n = 14. Solve to find the number. 


A. 
3 
B. 
7 


C. 
2 
D. 
21 


Hint 


3. 
African elephants can weigh up to 16,500 pounds. They weigh about 1.5 times more than Indian elephants. Use the equation 1.5w = 16,500 to find the weight of the Indian elephant. 


A. 
12,500 lbs 
B. 
8,250 lbs 


C. 
14,000 lbs 
D. 
11,000 lbs 


Hint 


4. 
Solve –8z = 32. 


A. 
4 
B. 
24 


C. 
–4 
D. 
–24 


Hint 


5. 
One gallon is four times as much as one quart. A gallon of water weighs about eight pounds. Use the equation 4q = 8 to find out about how much a quart of water weighs. 


A. 
1 pounds 
B. 
8 pounds 


C. 
4 pounds 
D. 
2 pounds 


Hint 


