

1. 
Solve 5x = 40. 


A. 
8 
B. 
6 


C. 
9 
D. 
35 


Hint 


2. 
Solve –75 = –25a. 


A. 

B. 
–50 


C. 
–100 
D. 
3 


Hint 


3. 
7 times a number is 14. This can be represented by the equation 7n = 14. Solve to find the number. 


A. 
21 
B. 
3 


C. 
2 
D. 
7 


Hint 


4. 
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. 
11,000 lbs 
D. 
14,000 lbs 


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 


