1.
Solve 5
x
= 40.
A.
6
B.
8
C.
35
D.
9
Hint
2.
Solve –75 = –25
a
.
A.
–100
B.
–50
C.
3
D.
Hint
3.
African elephants can weigh up to 16,500 pounds. They weigh about 1.5 times more than Indian elephants. Use the equation 1.5
w
= 16,500 to find the weight of the Indian elephant.
A.
14,000 lbs
B.
8,250 lbs
C.
12,500 lbs
D.
11,000 lbs
Hint
4.
Solve –8
z
= 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 4
q
= 8 to find out about how much a quart of water weighs.
A.
4 pounds
B.
1 pounds
C.
8 pounds
D.
2 pounds
Hint