

1. 
Solve 2x = 10. 


A. 
x = 5 
B. 
x = 8 


C. 
x = 12 
D. 
x = 5 


Hint 


2. 
The formula A = lw finds the area of a rectangle. What is the width of a rectangle whose area is 60 square inches and whose length is 5 inches? 


A. 
55 in. 
B. 
25 in. 


C. 
12.5 in. 
D. 
12 in. 


Hint 


3. 
The median is the _________ of a set of numbers. 


A. 
highest number 
B. 
middle number 


C. 
most frequent 
D. 
average 


Hint 


4. 
Write the following expression with exponents. b × b × b × b × b × b × b × b × b 


A. 
b^{9} 
B. 
b^{2} 


C. 
9b 
D. 
b^{18} 


Hint 


5. 
Which point is not a solution for the system of inequalities? 





A. 
(2, 5) 
B. 
(3, 3) 


C. 
(2, 7) 
D. 
(3, 7) 


Hint 


6. 
Find the sum (4xy^{2} – 3x^{2}y – 5xy – 6) + (5xy^{2} – 2xy + 3). 


A. 
xy^{2} – 3x^{2}y – 3xy – 3 
B. 
4xy^{2} – 7xy – 3 


C. 
4xy^{2} – 8x^{2}y – 7xy – 3 
D. 
xy^{2} – 3x^{2}y – 7xy – 3 


Hint 


7. 
Which of the following trinomials is a perfect square trinomial? 


A. 
x^{2} + 16x + 16 


B. 
4y^{2} + 10y + 25 


C. 
9a^{2}  12a + 4 


D. 
r^{2}  6r + 36 


Hint 


8. 
Identify the conclusion in the following statement: If 13b + 12 = 77, then b = 5. 


A. 
13b + 12 = 17 
B. 
b 


C. 
13b + 12 
D. 
b = 5 


Hint 


9. 
Write and in order from least to greatest. 


A. 



B. 



C. 



D. 



Hint 


10. 
Find three consecutive odd integers that have a sum that is 45. 


A. 
14, 15, 16 
B. 
15, 17, 19 


C. 
13, 15, 17 
D. 
11, 13, 15 


Hint 


11. 
Parallelogram WXYZ has vertices W(2, 2), X(6, 2), Y(3, 5), and Z(1, 5). Find the coordinates of the vertices of the image if the parallelogram is translated 4 units to the left and 7 units up. 


A. 
W´(6, 9), X´(10, 9), Y´(7, 12), Z´(3, 12) 


B. 
W´(2, 5), X´(2, 5), Y´(1, 2), Z´(5, 2) 


C. 
W´(2, 9), X´(2, 9), Y´(1, 12), Z´(5, 12) 


D. 
W´(6, 5), X´(10, 5), Y´(7, 2), Z´(3, 2) 


Hint 


12. 
Write an equation of a line that passes through (9, 64) with slope –7. 


A. 
y = 7x – 127 
B. 
y = 7x – 1 


C. 
y = 7x + 1 
D. 
y = 7x 


Hint 


13. 
Which equation describes the line that contains the points (7, 17) and (15, 33)? 


A. 

B. 



C. 
y = 2x + 3 
D. 
y = 2x + 31 


Hint 


14. 
Write the pointslope form of an equation for a horizontal line that passes through (15, 11). 


A. 
y + 15 = 0 
B. 
y + 11 = 0 


C. 
y – 11 = 0 
D. 
y – 15 = 0 


Hint 


15. 
Which point is not in the solution set of y < 7x + 6 and y < 7x + 6. 


A. 
(1, 6) 
B. 
(0, 2) 


C. 
(2, 15) 
D. 
(1, 5) 


Hint 


16. 
How can the polynomial x^{2}y^{2} + 2y^{3} – 5xy^{4} + x^{3} be written with powers of x in descending order? 


A. 
x^{3} + x^{2}y^{2} + 2y^{3} – 5xy^{4} 


B. 
x^{2}y^{2} + x^{3}+ 2y^{3} – 5xy^{4} 


C. 
x^{2}y^{2} + 2y^{3} + x^{3}– 5xy^{4} 


D. 
x^{3} + x^{2}y^{2} – 5xy^{4} + 2y^{3} 


Hint 


17. 
Find (4x^{2} – 2x – 3) + (–x^{2} + 7x – 4). 


A. 
3x^{2} + 5x + 1 
B. 
3x^{2} + 5x – 7 


C. 
5x^{2} + 5x + 1 
D. 
5x^{2} + 5x – 7 


Hint 


18. 
Which of the following is not one of the steps for adding rational expressions with unlike denominators? 


A. 
Find the LCD. 


B. 
Change each rational expression into an equivalent expression with the LCD as the denominator. 


C. 
Add just as with rational expressions with like denominators. 


D. 
Add the unlike denominators together. 


Hint 


19. 
Suppose one runner can run 8 laps in 12 minutes, and another runner can run 8 laps in 10 minutes. If they start at the same time, after how many laps by the fast runner will he lap the slow runner? 


A. 
after 6 laps 
B. 
after 8 laps 


C. 
after 5 laps 
D. 
after 7.5 laps 


Hint 


20. 
Solve 


A. 
{–3, 1} 
B. 
{–1, 4} 


C. 
–3 only 
D. 
4 only 


Hint 


