Elementary Algebra Practice Test 2

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1.
Perform the indicated operations.   
37 – 18 – (–46)
A.
65
B.
65
C.
9
D.
9


2.
Perform the indicated operations.       
4(6 – 9) + 9
A.
51
B.
51
C.
21
D.
21


3.
Perform the indicated operations.   
96 – 32 ÷ (–2)(4)
A.
100
B.
128
C.
160
D.
8


4.
Distribute.
   
A.
B.
C.
D.


5.
Simplify.
   
A.
B.
C.
D.


6.
Simplify.
   
A.
B.
C.
D.


7.
Evaluate when x = –14 and z = –9.
              x + 6z
A.
93
B.
68
C.
68
D.
93


8.
Solve the equation.
   
A.
8
B.
–8
C.
–34
D.
34


9.
Solve the equation.
   
A.
–4
B.
–2
C.
2
D.
4


10.
Solve the equation.
   
A.
–2
B.
2
C.
–10
D.
10


11.
Solve the equation.
   
A.
26
B.
6
C.
–6
D.
–26


12.
Solve the equation.
   
A.
–2
B.
4
C.
2
D.
–4


13.
Solve the inequality. Write your answer in interval notation.
   5y + 6 > 10
A.
B.
C.
D.
(4, ∞)


14.
Solve the inequality. Write your answer in interval notation.
   11 < 4(n + 4) – 2n
A.
B.
C.
D.


15.
Solve the inequality. Write your answer in interval notation.
   –10 – 4(2x + 1) < x – (–10 – x)
A.
B.
(–∞, –10)
C.
D.


16.
Which of the following graphs shows the correct location of the point (–3, 4)?
A.
B.
C.
D.


17.
Give the coordinates of the point graphed below.
A.
(0, 4)
B.
(4, 0)
C.
(0, –4)
D.
(–4, 0)


18.
The point (–5, 4) is in the __________ quadrant.
A.
First
B.
Second
C.
Third
D.
Fourth


19.
Which of the following points lies on the x-axis?
A.
(26, 0)
B.
(3, –24)
C.
(0, 17)


20.
Which of the following is a solution to y = 6x – 7?
A.
(0, 7)
B.
(3, 11)
C.
(3, 25)
D.
(–3, 11)


21.
Which of the following is NOT a solution of y = –x + 5?
A.
(–5, 0)
B.
(1, 4)
C.
(–4, 9)
D.
(4, 1)


22.
The graph of the equation x = –46 is a ____________ line.
A.
Horizontal
B.
Vertical
C.
Slanted
D.
Dotted


23.
If two lines are parallel, the corresponding system of equations is _____________.
A.
Consistent
B.
Dependent
C.
Inconsistent


24.
Solve the system.
   2x + y = 8
   4x y = 40
A.
(8, –8)
B.
(5, –7)
C.
(–8, 8)
D.
There is no solution.


25.
Solve the system.
    x + y = 13
   3x + y = 23
A.
(9, –4)
B.
(5, 8)
C.
(8, 5)
D.
no solution


26.
Solve the system.
   y = 39 – 5x
   7x + 8y = 48
A.
(–8, 8)
B.
(8, –1)
C.
(–1, 8)
D.
(–1, –7)


27.
Solve the system.
   2x + 4y = 4
   x 2y = 5
A.
(–6, 4)
B.
(0, 0)
C.
There are infinitely many solutions.
D.
There is no solution.


28.
At one store, 5 pairs of jeans and 2 sweatshirts costs $183, while 3 pairs of jeans and 4 sweatshirts costs $163. Find the cost of one sweatshirt.
A.
$19
B.
$29
C.
$16
D.
$31


29.
One number is 12 more than another. The sum of the smaller number and twice the larger number is 39. Find the larger number.
A.
5
B.
7
C.
17
D.
34


30.
The length of a rectangle is 3 in. more than twice its width. If the perimeter of the rectangle is 30 in., find the width of the rectangle.
A.
3 in.
B.
4 in.
C.
5 in.
D.
6 in.



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