Name:    Chapter 2 Post Test

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

1.

Identify the variable(s) and the constant(s) in the expression that follows.

 a. b. c. d. e.

2.

Eliminate all exponents by expanding as a product.
 a. b. c. d. e.

3.

Rewrite the product below in exponential form.

 a. b. c. d. e.

4.

Evaluate the algebraic expression when , , and .
 a. b. c. d. e.

5.

Use the Distributive Property to expand .
 a. b. c. d. e.

6.

Find the area of the entire rectangle below by finding the areas of the smaller rectangles then using the Distributive Property to combine the areas of the smaller rectangles.

 x
 a. Area = b. Area = c. Area = d. Area = e. Area =

7.

Simplify the expression by combining like terms.
 a. b. c. d. e.

8.

Simplify the expression by removing symbols of grouping and combining like terms.
 a. b. c. d. e.

9.

Simplify  by eliminating the parentheses and combining like terms.
 a. b. c. d. e.

10.

Find the area of the trapezoid below using the formula .

 a. Area b. Area c. Area d. Area e. Area

11.

Find an algebraic expression for the verbal phrase below.

Ten decreased by the product of 4 and a number x
 a. b. c. d. e.

12.

Translate the phrase into an algebraic expression.

The ratio of and a number x
 a. b. c. d. e.

13.

Write a verbal description of the algebraic expression , without using a variable.
 a. the difference of a number and , all divided by b. the difference of a number and , all multiplied by c. the difference of and a number, all divided by d. the difference of a number and , all divided by e. the difference of and a number, all multiplied by

14.

Translate the phrase into an algebraic expression and simplify the expression.

The sum of and x is added to the sum of x and –5.
 a. b. c. d. e.

15.

A cash register contains dimes and x quarters. Write an algebraic expression that represents the total amount of money in the register (in dollars).
 a. b. c. d. e.

16.

A bubble rises through water at a rate of about feet per second. How far will the bubble rise in seconds? Round your answer to two decimal places.
 a. ft b. ft c. ft d. ft e. ft

17.

Find an equation that has as a solution.
 a. b. c. d. e.

18.

Use a calculator to find an equation that has as a solution.
 a. b. c. d. e.

19.

Simplify and state the units on the simplified value.
 a. b. c. dollars d. dollars e.

20.

Solve the equation.

 a. b. c. d. e.