1.   Find the difference -3.35 - 6.21.
    A. 2.86 B. -2.86
    C. 9.56 D. -9.56
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  2.   Simplify:
    A. 7c + 4 B. c + 4
    C. D. c + 28
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  3.   Write an equation for the following sentence. Two-thirds of a number is 24.
    A. B.
    C. D.
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  4.   Determine the value of r so that the line through (r, 4) and (-7, 7) has a slope of .
   
    A. 9 B. -3
    C. -11 D. 3
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  5.   Solve |4x - 7| = 13.
    A. {x | x = 5 or x = -5}
    B.
    C. {x | x = 5}
    D.
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  6.   Use elimination to solve the system of equations given below.
x + 3y = 6
2x - 6y = 8
    A. B.
    C. D.
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  7.   Factor 3x3 + 2x2y + 3xy2 + 2y3
    A. (x2 + y2)(3x + 2y)
    B. x2(3x + 2y) + y2(3x + 2y)
    C. (3x + 2y)(x + y)(x - y)
    D. xy(3x2 + 2x + 3y + 2y2)
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  8.   Solve x2 6x + 5 = 0 by graphing.
    A. 1 B. -1
    C. 5 D. 1, 5
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  9.   Use the quadratic formula to solve 3y2 + 2 = 8y. Approximate the solutions to the nearest hundredth.
    A. 0.43, 2.87 B. 0.56, 4.77
    C. -0.64, 1.32 D. 0.28, 2.39
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  10.   Simplify .
    A. z + 4 B.
    C. D.
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  11.   Find .
    A. B.
    C. D. 2
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  12.   Find .
    A. B.
    C. D.
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  13.   Solve .
    A. 10 B. 3
    C. 5 D.
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  14.   Use the graph below to determine if the given system of equations has one solution, no solution, or infinitely many solutions. If the system has one solution, name it.
   
    A. one solution at B. no solution
    C. infinitely many solutions D. one solution at (-6, 0)
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  15.   Solve
    A. No Solution B. y = 21
    C. All Real Numbers D. y = -21
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  16.   Plot the point H(-2, 0) on a coordinate plane.
    A. B.
    C. D.
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  17.   Factor x2 4x 32.
    A. (x 8)(x + 4) B. (x 16)(x + 2)
    C. (x +16)(x 2) D. (x + 8)(x 4)
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  18.   What are two consecutive numbers whose product is 132?
    A. 10 and 11 B. 12 and 13
    C. 6 and 22 D. 11 and 12
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  19.   When using a quadratic equation of the form ax2 + bx + c = 0 to find distances, what should always be ignored?
    A. any solution if is negative B. any solution if a is negative
    C. any positive solution D. any negative solution
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  20.   Which method of solving quadratic equations is best suited for the equation x2 18x = 0
    A. completing the square B. quadratic formula
    C. factoring D. graphing
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