Basics of Algebra Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT an equivalent expression of a(a + 2x - x) - a^2 + 2?

Question 2 2. What are the terms in the mathematical expression 4xy + 6/(y) + 2 ?

Question 3 3. Which is an equivalent expression for x^2 + x?

Question 4 4. In the mathematical expression, -x +7y + 5x^2, what are the coefficients?

Question 5 5. Evaluate 3a2 + 2b when a = -4 and b = 6.

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Question 6 6. Factor t^2-9.

Question 7 7. Can you factor x^2+4x-4?

Question 8 8. What are the coefficients for the terms in the mathematical expression, x - 3(5x + 7)^2 + (4/9)?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is a quadratic equation?

Question 10 10. Evaluate 7x when x = 5.

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Question 11 11.

What number is needed to complete this square?

x^2 + 6x = 9

Question 12 12. How can you test two expressions to make sure they're equivalent?

Question 13 13. Evaluate the expression when x = -1 and y = 4. Please give your answer in its most reduced form.

Question 14 14. Evaluate (p - 3)2 when p = 5.

Question 15 15. Factor x^2-9x+1

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Question 16 16. Can you factor s^2-4?

Question 17 17.

What is the next step in completing the square for this equation?

3x^2 + 9x = 12

Question 18 18.

If we plug 2 in for x in the following expressions, they both give the same answer:

2x - 1

3x / 2

Although both expressions yield the same solution in this case, why are they NOT equivalent?

Question 19 19. What is a quadratic expression?

Question 20 20. An ____ expression is a string of numbers, ____, mathematical operations, and possibly exponents.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT a mathematical expression?

Question 22 22. How many terms are in the mathematical expression, x + 2/(x - 6) + 3y - 1?

Question 23 23. Complete the square for the equation x^2 + 8x + 1 = 0.

Question 24 24. Evaluate 3c3 - 7d when c = -4 and d = 6

Question 25 25. Complete the square for the equation 3x^2 + 9x - 3 = 0

Basics of Algebra Chapter Exam Instructions

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