Name:    Chapter 2 Pre Test

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

1.

Write an algebraic expression for the statement that follows.

The distance (in miles) traveled in t hours if the average speed is miles per hour.
 a. b. c. d. e.

2.

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

3.

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

4.

Rewrite the product below in exponential form.

 a. b. c. d. e.

5.

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

6.

Combine like terms to simplify the expression .
 a. b. c. d. e.

7.

Combine like terms to simplify the expression .
 a. b. c. d. e.

8.

Combine like terms to simplify the expression .
 a. b. c. d. e.

9.

Translate the phrase into an algebraic expression.

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

10.

Write a verbal description of the algebraic expression , without using a variable.
 a. the sum of a number and b. the sum of a number, and c. the product of and a number, increased by d. the product of and a number, decreased by e. the product of and a number, increased by

11.

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

Thirteen is subtracted from x and the result is multiplied by 4.
 a. b. c. d. e.

12.

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.

13.

The sales tax on a purchase of L dollars is %. Write and algebraic expression that represents the total amount of sales tax.
 a. b. c. d. e.

14.

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

15.

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

16.

Justify Step 4 of the solution.

 Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6
 a. solution b. group like terms & add. c. group like terms. d. original equation e. combine like terms.

17.

Write a verbal description of the algebraic equation , without using a variable.
 a. Four  times the difference of and a number is times the number. b. Four times the difference of a number and is times the number. c. The difference of times a number and is times the number. d. Four times the difference of a number and is times the number. e. The difference of times a number and is times the number.

18.

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

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.