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FTCE Middle Grades Math: Basic Algebraic Expressions Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

Which is the variable in this equation?


7y + 8 = 10

Question 2 2. Which of the following is an equation?

Question 3 3. How can you test two expressions to make sure they're equivalent?

Question 4 4. An ____ expression is a string of numbers, ____, mathematical operations, and possibly exponents.

Question 5 5. Simplify the expression: 2st + 3t - s + 5t + 4s.

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Question 6 6. If a = 1, b = 3, c = 4, what is x? Use the formula x = c / (b - a).

Question 7 7. It takes Susan 2 minutes to solve one math problem. How many minutes will it take Susan to solve 25 math problems?

Question 8 8. Identify the variable(s) in this equation: 4x = 16.

Question 9 9. Identify the constant(s) in this equation: 7x + 2 = 33.

Question 10 10. A particular shirt is on sale for $12. The regular price is $20. How much is the discount? Use the formula Discount = Regular price - Sale price.

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Question 11 11. What is the volume of a gift box that measures 8 inches long, 8 inches wide, and 4 inches tall?

Question 12 12. Evaluate 3a2 + 2b when a = -4 and b = 6.

Question 13 13. Simplify the expression: 3x(x + 5y) + 2y(7x - y) + 4(x^2 + 2y).

Question 14 14. Susie has a box filled with candy. How many candy pieces does she have inside her box if there are 10 chocolate candies, 5 strawberry candies, and 15 vanilla candies?

Question 15 15. Simplify the expression: 2a(4b + 3a) + 2ab.

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Question 16 16. Bob is selling a fried chicken dinner for $5 a plate. At the end of one day, he manages to sell 52 such dinners. How much money did he make?

Question 17 17. Evaluate (p - 3)2 when p = 5.

Question 18 18. Jimmy bought a box of 12 donuts. He is going to eat some and share them with five of his friends. How many whole donuts can each person have?

Question 19 19. Simplify: [-2(g + 2h) - 4g^2] - [-g(5 - 2g) + h]

Question 20 20. Which is an equivalent expression for x^2 + x?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT an equivalent expression of a(a + 2x - x) - a^2 + 2?

Question 22 22.

Which is the coefficient in this equation?


5x + 3 = 0

Question 23 23. Simplify: -5x(x - 3y)

Question 24 24. An algebra class normally has y students, but today it is just 2/3 full. Express the number of students in class today in terms of y.

Question 25 25.

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?

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Question 26 26. Identify the variable(s) in this equation: 6a + 3x = 7y.

Question 27 27. Simplify: -2(-7q - 3r)

Question 28 28. CEO Donald earns three times as much as the combined salary of his two vice presidents, Susan and Kurt. If Susan earns s and Kurt earns k, then how much does Donald earn in terms of s and k?

Question 29 29. Keara is 5 years older than Michelle. If Michelle is m years old, write an expression for Keara's age.

Question 30 30. Simplify the expression: [2x 3 y2]3.

FTCE Middle Grades Math: Basic Algebraic Expressions Chapter Exam Instructions

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