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NMTA Math: Algebraic Expressions Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Mary's living room measures 7 feet wide by 12 feet long. In the formula for the area of her living room, A = lw, what is w ?

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

Question 3 3. Evaluate the expression when x = -1 and y = 4. Please give your answer in its most reduced form.

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

Question 5 5. Use the distributive property to simplify the following expression: -5(-10a + 2)

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Question 6 6. Simplify the expression: 3x(x + 5y) + 2y(7x - y) + 4(x^2 + 2y).

Question 7 7. 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 8 8. In a football game, Peyton threw 17 more complete passes than Tom, who threw p. Express the number of complete passes Peyton had in terms of p.

Question 9 9. Simplify: 4x^2 + 6x + 2x^2 - 8x + 10

Question 10 10. Evaluate 3a2 + 2b when a = -4 and b = 6.

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Question 11 11. If the price of a shirt is $25, then express the price of n shirts.

Question 12 12. Use the distributive property to simplify the following expression: -3(-x - 3y)

Question 13 13. Keara is 5 years older than Michelle. If Michelle is m years old, write an expression for Keara's age.

Question 14 14. Simplify: -2(-7q - 3r)

Question 15 15. Evaluate 7x when x = 5.

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Question 16 16. Use the distributive property to simplify the following expression: 4(2x + 7)

Question 17 17. 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.

Question 18 18. Evaluate 3c3 - 7d when c = -4 and d = 6

Question 19 19. Simplify the expression: 2st + 3t - s + 5t + 4s.

Question 20 20. Simplify: [-2(g + 2h) - 4g^2] - [-g(5 - 2g) + h]

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Question 21 21. If a = 1, b = 3, c = 4, what is x? Use the formula x = c / (b - a).

Question 22 22. Simplify: -5x(x - 3y)

Question 23 23. Simplify: 5x + 12x

Question 24 24. Use the distributive property to simplify the following expression: -(4 + a)

Question 25 25. Simplify the expression: 2m + 4m - 8.

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Question 26 26. Donald is the CEO of a company and 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 27 27. Simplify: 8x^3 - 4x + 3x^3 + 6x^2 - x

Question 28 28. Simplify the expression: [2x 3 y2]3.

Question 29 29. Simplify: m2 - 6n - 2m2 + 3n

Question 30 30. Simplify: -3ab - b + ab - 4b + 2ab

NMTA Math: Algebraic Expressions Chapter Exam Instructions

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