# Basic Algebra

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25 Algebra problems.

1. Which number is prime?

A) 4 B) 43 C) 39 D) 121

2. Find the GCF for 14 and 21.

A) 1 B) 6 C) 7 D) 42

3. Find the LCM for 13 and 78.

A) 1 B) 13 C) 78 D) 1014

4. Convert to a fraction.

A) B) C) D)

5. Convert 0.4 to a fraction and write the result in lowest terms.

A) B) C) D)

6. Multiply. 5.34 ? 3.17

A) 15.9378 B) 16.6478 C) 15.6478 D) 16.9278

7. Write the following phrase using symbols. " The quotient of p minus q, divided by 5"

A) B) C) D)

8. Which of the following is not an expression?

A) y(z + 10) B) y - ÷ z C) z?y - 8 D) z + y + 4

9. Which property of the real numbers is illustrated by the following statement?

(2 + 16) + 3 = 2 + (16 + 3)

A) Commutative property of addition C) Distributive property

B) Associative property of addition D) Identity Property

10. Find the median.

13, 17, 40, 46, 54, 26, 52, 31

A) 35.5 B) 13 C) 31 D) 40

11. Evaluate. 8 + 2 ? 5 - 24 ÷ 6 ? 2

A) 16 B) 10 C) 48 D) 42

12. Evaluate if m = -2, n = 4, and p = -1.

A) -24 B) 24 C) -16 D) 16

13. Solve. 2x + 4 = -8

A) -8 B) 0 C) -6 D) -2

14. Solve. - 6 = 12

A) 36 B) C) D) 45

15. Tickets for a play at the community theater cost $16 for an adult and $10 for a child. If 270 tickets were sold and the total receipts were $3420, how many of each type of ticket were sold?

A) 100 adult tickets, 120 child tickets B) 140 adult tickets, 200 child tickets

C) 80 adult tickets, 110 child tickets D) 120 adult tickets, 150 child tickets.

16. A furniture store marks up items 20% (based on cost). If the furniture store buys a couch for $350, what will the selling price be?

A) $410 B) $420 C) $430 D) $440

17. A bracelet was marked up $175 from cost, which amounts to a 50% increase. Find the original cost of the bracelet.

A) $365 B) $360 C) $360 D) $350

18. Solve and graph the solution set. 3x ≥ 7x + 20

A)

-5 0

B)

-5 0

C)

0 5

D)

0 5

19. Give the coordinates of the point graphed below.

A) (0, 4) B) (4, 0) C) (0, -4) D) (-4, 0)

20. Find the slope of the line passing through the points (-5, 5) and (-3, 5).

A) 0 B) 1 C) 2 D) Undefined

21. Use the following tabe to answer the question.

Population of Europe by Age Groups

Population (in thousands)

1950 1970 1995

Age 0-14 143,175 166,367 139,464

Age 15-64 359,162 421,432 487,110

Age 65+ 44,981 68,642 101,338

Age 75+ 14,553 22,762 38,139

Total 547,318 656,441 727,912

Source: European Rural Development (ERD) Project.

What percentage of Europe's population was in the age 75+ group in 1970?

: A) 6.0% B) 4.5% C) 5.0% D) 3.5%

22. Write the equation of the line with slope -5 and y-intercept (0, 5).

A) y = 5x - 5 B) 5x - 5y = 0 C) y = -5x + 5 D) -5y = 5

23. Match the graph with one of the equations.

A) B) C) y = 2x - 1 D)

24. Determine which two equations represent parallel lines.

(a) y = -5x + 2 (b) y = 5x + 2 (c) y = x + 2

(d) y = -5x + 5

A) (a) and (b) B) (b) and (c) C) (a) and (c) D) (a) and (d)

25. Solve the system by addition.

-4x - 7y = -11

x - 2y = -1

A) (3, -2) B) (-1, 1) C) (3, 2) D) (1, 1)

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