1.   Solve the equation p=2q + 2w for q.
    A. B. q = p - w
    C. D. q = p - 2w - q
    Hint

  2.   What is the final price of a $152 item after 6% tax is added?
    A. $9.12 B. $161.12
    C. $142.88 D. $243.20
    Hint

  3.   Determine the value of r so that the line through (r, 4) and (-7, 7) has a slope of .
   
    A. 3 B. -11
    C. 9 D. -3
    Hint

  4.   Which is the graph of the inequality y - x < 6?
    A.
    B.
    C.
    D.
    Hint

  5.   Use elimination to solve the system of equations given below.
5x + 3y = 3
3x + 4y = 15
    A. B. (5, 0)
    C. (3, -4) D. (-3, 6)
    Hint

  6.   Find (4r + 7s)(4r - 7s)
    A. 16r2 - 56rs + 49s2 B. 16r2 + 56rs + 49s2
    C. 16r2 + 49s2 D. 16r2 - 49s2
    Hint

  7.   Factor 4y2 9.
    A. (2y + 3)(2y + 3) B. (2y 3)(2y 3)
    C. prime D. (2y + 3)(2y 3)
    Hint

  8.   Solve a2 + 16 = 0 by graphing.
    A. B. -4
    C. -4, 4 D. 4
    Hint

  9.   Use the quadratic formula to solve 2x2 + 7x + 4 = 0. Approximate the solutions to the nearest hundredth.
    A. -5.56, -1.44 B. 1.28, 3.66
    C. -2.78, -0.72 D. -3.35, -0.15
    Hint

  10.   Find .
    A. B.
    C. D.
    Hint

  11.   Simplify .
    A. B.
    C. 4 D. 16
    Hint

  12.   Find the slope of the line that passes through (5, -5) and (9, -5).
    A. B.
    C. 0 D. undefined
    Hint

  13.   Solve 10 < 2x 8 < 8.
    A. {x| -1 < x < 8} B. {x| -9 < x < 8}
    C. {x| -1 < x < 6} D. {x| -9 < x < 0}
    Hint

  14.   Use elimination to solve the system of equations given by 3x 2y = 10 and 5x + 2y = 6.
    A. (2, -2) B. (-2, -8)
    C. no solution D. infinitely many solutions
    Hint

  15.   Which of the following expressions is an example of a polynomial with powers of x in ascending order?
    A. x + 2x3 + 5x4
    B. x + 1 6x3 + 2x4
    C. x + 2x3 2x2 5x4
    D. 3x + 5x3 7x4 3
    Hint

  16.   Suppose that we have a 3 ft. × 3 ft. piece of paper, and we cut out a square piece so that the area of the remaining piece is 5 feet. What is the length of a side of the square?
    A. 2 ft. B. 4 ft.
    C. D.
    Hint

  17.   Consider a right triangle whose height is 12 feet and whose hypotenuse is 15 feet. What is the area of the triangle?
    A. 180 feet B. 54 feet
    C. 90 feet D. 108 feet
    Hint

  18.   Which of the following is not necessarily true concerning similar triangles?
    A. The measures of their corresponding angles are equal.
    B. The measures of their corresponding sides are proportional.
    C. Each triangle has angles whose sum is 180°.
    D. The measures of their corresponding sides are equal.
    Hint

  19.   In the figure, what is the value of y?
   
    A. 33.5 B. 11.9
    C. 9.8 D. 13.9
    Hint

  20.   Solve
    A. m = 1 B. m =
    C. m = -1 D. m =
    Hint



Glencoe
The McGraw-Hill Companies