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Factoring with FOIL, Graphing Parabolas and Solving Quadratics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Expressing the equation below in the vertex form will give a value of 'h' = _____ .

Question 2 2. Which quadratic equation below is in standard form and could be solved right away without doing any other algebra first?

Question 3 3. Which phrase describes a parabola that looks like an upside down U?

Question 4 4. Solve the equation below.

Question 5 5. Select the FALSE statement.

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Question 6 6.

Factor:

xy - 2x + 3y - 6

Question 7 7. Completing the square involves changing a quadratic equation from standard form into _____.

Question 8 8.

What is the vertex of this parabola:

y = -3 (x-2)^2 + 1

Question 9 9. What is the b-value of the quadratic equation below?

Question 10 10. Which equation below contains a trinomial that can be readily rewritten as a perfect square binomial?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following are the solutions to the equation below?

Question 12 12. For which of the following trinomials can completing the square be done without having to do any extra work on it?

Question 13 13. The points that intersect the x- or y-axis are called the _____.

Question 14 14. When completing the square on the quadratic equation listed below, how is c calculated?

Question 15 15. What would the first step be in completing the square of the following equation?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is a quadratic equation?

Question 17 17. What do the letters in FOIL stand for?

Question 18 18. Rewrite the quadratic below in standard form and find the value of 'a'.

Question 19 19. Rewrite the following equation in the vertex form.

Question 20 20.

Factor:

x^2 + 4x - 12

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Question 21 21.

Find the solutions to:

2x^2 - 5x - 3 = 0

Question 22 22. What is the equation of the axis of symmetry of the parabola given by the equation y = 6(x+1)(x-5)?

Question 23 23.

Multiply:

(x + 4) (3x - 7)

Question 24 24. Look at the choices below, which one correctly reflects the quadratic formula?

Question 25 25.

Multiply:

(x-2)(2x+1)

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Question 26 26. When completing the square, a quadratic trinomial is turned into _____ .

Question 27 27.

For the following quadratic equation, which of the following statements is FALSE?

3x^2 + 5x - 28 = 0

Question 28 28. What does the Zero Product Property tell us?

Question 29 29.

Which of the following is NOT an intermediate step when completing the square of:

x^2 + 4x - 12 = 0

Question 30 30. Why can't you solve a quadratic equation simply by using inverse operations to get the variable by itself?

Factoring with FOIL, Graphing Parabolas and Solving Quadratics Chapter Exam Instructions

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