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Algebra Practice Test 1

1. M is 8 more than a second number. Which of the following represents the second number?
A) M - 11
B) M - 8
C) M + 8
D) M + 17
2. Which pair of equations does NOT have a solution?
A) x + y = -14x - 3y = 24
B) 4x + 6y = 12 6x + 9y = 12
C) 2x - 3y = -4 2x + y = 4
D) 5x - 4y = 9 x - 2y = -3

3. If 4(3x + 2) - (x+ 5) = -3 then x = ?

A) 11/6
B) -11/6
C) 6/11
D) -6/11
4. (3x³y)³ = ?
A) 9x9
B) 9x6
C) 27x9
D) 27x6
5. (x - 2) is a factor of which polynomial?
I. x² - 4x + 4
II. x² + x - 6
A) I only
B) II only
C) I and II
D) neither

6.      2      = ? 
2/x + 2/y

A) x + y/xy
B) xy/(x + y)
C ) x + y
D) x + y/4
7. x = |-4-5| y = |-4-(-5)| z = |-4| - |-5|
Which is true about x, y, and z?
A) x < z
B) z < y
C) x = z
D) y = z
8. 3x X 8y²= ?
2y 27x

A) 4y/3
B) 4y/9
C) 4y/3x
D) 4y/9x
9. M - 9 = 1 All of the following mean the same as the given equation except:
A) M is one more than nine
B) M is nine more than one
C) One is nine less than M
D) Nine is M less than one
10. Solve for x and y:
2x + y = 3
x - 3y = 12
A) (3, 9)
B) (3,-9)
C) (3, -3)
D) (3,3)


 

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