1. Find the excluded value(s) for the rational expression . A. 0 B. -4, 4 C. -1 D. -1, 4 Hint 2. Find the quotient (3a2 + 10a - 3) ÷ (a + 4). A. B. C. 3a - 2 + 5 or 3a + 3 D. Hint 3. Find the difference . A. -5 B. C. 5 D. Hint 4. Find the LCM for 27ab2 and 36a2b3. A. 36ab2 B. 9ab2 C. 108a2b3. D. 108ab2 Hint 5. Which step is not used in solving a rational equation? A. Divide each side of the equation by the LCD. B. Find the LCD of each term. C. Use the Distributive Property to simplify. D. Multiply each side of the equation by the LCD. Hint 6. Dante used 25% of his money in one day. Express 25% as a fraction in simplest form. A. B. C. 4 D. Hint 7. Find the product . A. 4x3 B. C. D. Hint 8. Find the product . A. B. C. D. Hint 9. Find (9x2 – 16) ÷ (x + 2). A. 3x – 1 B. 9x – 18 + C. 3x – 1 + D. 9x – 18 Hint 10. Find the sum . A. 2 B. 4 C. D. Hint 11. You are throwing a smore party. A smore needs one marshmallow one chocolate bit and one graham cracker. A bag of marshmallows has 40 marshmallows, a box of chocolate has 16 pieces, and a box of graham crackers has 20. How many of each do you need to buy in order to have no ingredients left over after making as many smores as possible? A. 80 bags of marshmallows, 80 boxes of chocolate, 80 boxes of graham crackers. B. 40 bags of marshmallows, 40 boxes of chocolate, 40 boxes of graham crackers. C. 2 bags of marshmallows, 5 boxes of chocolate, 4 boxes of graham crackers. D. 4 bags of marshmallows, 5 boxes of chocolate, 2 boxes of graham crackers. Hint 12. Solve the equation . A. j = -4 B. j = C. j = D. j = 4 Hint