

1. 
Evaluate if a = 6. 


A. 
4 
B. 
8 


C. 
24 
D. 
12 


Hint 


2. 
Solve the equation 


A. 

B. 
4 


C. 

D. 
4 


Hint 


3. 
Find the median of {55, 21, 47.4, 69, 71}. 


A. 
21 
B. 
71 


C. 
47.4 
D. 
55 


Hint 


4. 
Which pair of ratios forms a proportion? 


A. 

B. 



C. 

D. 



Hint 


5. 
Factor r^{4} – 81. 


A. 
prime 
B. 
(r^{2} + 9)(r + 3)(r  3) 


C. 
(r + 3)^{2}(r + 3)^{2} 
D. 
(r^{2} + 9)(r^{2} + 9) 


Hint 


6. 
Solve a^{2} + 16 = 0 by graphing. 


A. 
4 
B. 
4, 4 


C. 
4 
D. 



Hint 


7. 
Simplify . 


A. 

B. 



C. 

D. 



Hint 


8. 
Find . 


A. 

B. 
2 


C. 

D. 



Hint 


9. 
Find the length of the missing side to the nearest hundredth. 





A. 
4.87 
B. 
3 


C. 
6.24 
D. 
9.43 


Hint 


10. 
Simplify . 


A. 

B. 



C. 

D. 



Hint 


11. 
Write a verbal expression for 2x + y^{2}. 


A. 
The sum of 2 times x and y. 


B. 
The sum of 2 times x and y squared. 


C. 
The difference of 2 times xand y squared. 


D. 
The sum of x and y squared. 


Hint 


12. 
Draw a graph of the ordered pairs in the table. 





A. 

B. 



C. 

D. 



Hint 


13. 
Solve 


A. 
No Solution 
B. 
x = 6 


C. 
x = 6 
D. 
All Real Numbers 


Hint 


14. 
A pair of tickets to a hockey game cost $85.00. If the sales tax is 6%, what is the total price? 


A. 
$58.51 
B. 
$136.00 


C. 
$90.10 
D. 
$90.31 


Hint 


15. 
Find h(3a) if h(z) = z^{2}  9z – 10. 


A. 
3a^{2}  27a – 10 
B. 
9a^{2}  27a – 10 


C. 
18a – 10 
D. 
24a – 10 


Hint 


16. 
Write an equation for the n^{th} term of 3, 8.5, 14, 19.5, …. 


A. 
= 5.5n – 2.5 
B. 
= n – 4.5 


C. 
= 3.5n 
D. 
= 5.5n + 2 


Hint 


17. 
From the set {(4, 4), (0, 3), (5, 1), (7, 0)}, which ordered pairs are a part of the solution set for 3x  4y < 4? 


A. 
{(5, 1), (7, 0)} 
B. 
{(0, 3), (7, 0)} 


C. 
{(4, 4), (0, 3)} 
D. 
{(4, 4), (5, 1)} 


Hint 


18. 
Simplify ((2^{2})^{3})^{4}. 


A. 
2^{24} =16,777,216 
B. 
2^{20} = 1,048,576 


C. 
2^{9} = 512 
D. 
2^{12} = 4096 


Hint 


19. 
How can the following expression be described 3x^{2} + 4x + 5x – 3? 


A. 
binomial 
B. 
monomial 


C. 
polynomial other than these listed 
D. 
trinomial 


Hint 


20. 
A guest on a talk show tends to receive many phone calls right after she is on the show, and then the calls become less frequent. This can be represented by the equation y = 20(0.53)^{d}, where y is the number of phone calls after d days. On what day should she expect to have 3 calls? 


A. 
10 
B. 
2 


C. 
15 
D. 
3 


Hint 


