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Algebra Multiple Choice

1. How many times larger than 1/4x is 5x?: *
4/5
5/4
9
20

2. The probability that Robin Hood hits a target is 5/6. The probability that Little John hits a target is 1/7. If Robin Hood and Little John each shoot one arrow at the target, what is the probability that they both miss?: *
5/42
1/7
6/7
37/42

3. If (5x2 - 7x + 8) is subtracted from (12x2 + 2x + 5), the result is: *
7x2 + 9x - 3
7x2 - 5x + 13
-7x2 - 9x + 3
-7x2 - 5x + 13

4. X3 - 5x2 + 2x + 20 divided by (x-3) gives a remainder of:: *
-58
-20
8
17

5. 5x3y(4x2 + 3y - 2) = : *
20x6y +15x3y - 10x3y
20x5y + 15x3y2 - 10x3y
20x6y + 15x3y2 - 10x3y
20x5y + 15x3y - 10x3y

6. A rectangular swimming pool is twice as long as it is wide. A small walkway surrounds the pool. The walkway is a constant 2 feet wide and has an area of 196 square feet. Find the dimensions of the pool.: *
10 feet wide, 20 feet long
12 feet wide, 20 feet long
15 feet wide, 30 feet long
20 feet wide, 30 feet long

7. A student is given $20 to buy school lunches for the week. The cost of one lunch ticket is $2.25. What is the equation the student could use to calculate the amount of money, m, left after d days, assuming the student uses one lunch ticket each day?: *
m = 20 - 2.25d
m = 20 + 2.25d
m = 2.25d - 20
m = 2.25d + 20

8. Solve:

(10, 4/3)
(5,-2)
(4/3, 10)
(-2, 5)

9.:

Choice a
Choice b
Choice c
Choice d

10. A student got 50% of the questions on an algebra test correct. If he answered 10 out of the first 12 questions asked correctly but missed 3/4 of the remaining questions, how many questions were on the test?: *
16
28
40
100

11. Which quadrant is completely shaded in the graph of y ≤ 9x+5?: *
I
II
III
IV

12. What is the solution set of the equation 3x2 - 34x - 24 = 0?: *
{-2, 6}
{-12, 2/3}
{-2/3, 12}
{-6, 2}

13. A family makes a 43.25 km trip in 5.5 hours. On the first part of the trip they crossed a lake in a canoe paddling at 12 km/h. For the rest of the trip, they hiked on a scenic trail. If their average walking speed was 5 km/h, how far did they walk?: *
2.25 km
3.25 km
11.25 km
16.25 km

14.:

Choice a
Choice b
Choice c
Choice d

15. Find the value of m such that (8, -2) is the midpoint between (m, 3) and (10, -7): *
-14
12
9
6

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