1. Find the difference -8 - (-2). A. 6 B. 10 C. -6 D. -10 Hint 2. The sum of two negative rational numbers is _______. A. positive B. negative C. zero D. one Hint 3. Find -10.75 - 2.25. A. -13 B. 8.5 C. -8.5 D. 13 Hint 4. Solve the equation x - = A. 1 B. C. -1 D. Hint 5. A recipe for cookies calls for 1 cups of sugar. You want todivide the recipe by 3. How much sugar should you use? A. cup B. 1 cups C. cup D. 1 cups Hint 6. Two tall buildings in New York City are the Empire State Building and 2 New York Plaza. The height of the Empire State Building is 1250 feet. This is 242 feet higher than twice the height of 2 New York Plaza. What is the height of 2 New York Plaza? A. 503 feet B. 746 feet C. 1008 feet D. 504 feet Hint 7. In mathematics, a relation is _______. A. a set of ordered pairs with the same y-coordinates B. a set of ordered pairs in which every x-coordinate equals every  y-coordinate C. a set of ordered pairs D. a set of ordered pairs with the same x-ccordinates Hint 8. Which statement is not true about an inverse variation? A. If y varies inversely as x, then y is inversely proportional to x. B. In the equation xy = k, k is a constant. C. The product of the variables is constant. D. The constant of variation is . Hint 9. Write the point–slope form of an equation for the line passing through (2, –5) with slope A. B. C. D. Hint 10. On the graph below, which ordered pair correctly identifies point J? A. (4, 0) B. (0, -4) C. (-4, 0) D. (0, 4) Hint 11. Evaluate jkl if j = 2, k = -3, and l = -4. A. 9 B. 24 C. -24 D. -9 Hint 12. Evaluate if c = 16 and d = -2. A. -8 B. 2 C. -2 D. 8 Hint 13. Find 4.5 + (-2.9) + 3.2. A. 4.8 B. -10.6 C. -4.8 D. 10.6 Hint 14. On a science test, Odell and his friends got the following scores. Who had the median score of the group? A. Odell B. Candace C. Cindy D. Taina Hint 15. Horacio has baked a loaf of raisin nut bread. The loaf is 7 inches long. If he wants to cut the loaf into inch wide slices, how many slices will he have? A. 12 B. 16 C. 8 D. 9 Hint 16. Evaluate ÷ if d = 3. A. B. 25 C. D. Hint 17. Write the point–slope form of an equation for the line passing through (2, 3) with slope 2. A. y + 2 = 2(x + 3) B. y + 2 = 2(x + 3) C. y – 3 = 2(x – 2) D. y + 3 = 2(x + 2) Hint 18. Consider the equation y = -x – 5. Which graph will have the same slope but a y-intercept shifted down 2 units? A. y = -x – 5 B. y = -x – 3 C. y = -x – 7 D. y = x – 5 Hint 19. If c is the measure of the longest side of a triangle and c2 = a2 + b2, then ___________________. A. the triangle is not an isosceles triangle B. the triangle is a right triangle C. the triangle is an isosceles triangle D. the triangle is not a right triangle Hint 20. Rewriting the expression (y + 5) – (4y + 1) as (1 – 4)y + (5 – 1) shows of grouping the like terms and the use of the _______. A. Distributive Property B. Associative Property of Addition C. Commutative Property of Multiplication D. Addition Property of Equality Hint