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Prentice Hall Pre-Algebra Chapter 13: Nonlinear Functions & Polynomials Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

What is the fifth term in this sequence?

7, 14, 28

Question 2 2.

What is the common ratio of this sequence?

5, 25, 125, . . .

Question 3 3. A parabola that concaves up has y-values that go from 8 to 20. What is the minimum of this parabola?

Question 4 4. What is the rule for the nth term of the sequence with a7 = 53 and a13 = 101?

Question 5 5. Which rule represents the nth term in the sequence 9, 16, 23, 30...?

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Question 6 6. Which of these is a polynomial?

Question 7 7. A transformation that shifts the graph up/down or left/right is called which one of the following?

Question 8 8. Which one of the following divides the parabola into two equal halves?

Question 9 9. Which of these is a binomial?

Question 10 10. What are the coordinates of the vertex of the graph y = |x - 9| - 2?

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Question 11 11. Multiply (x + 4)(x - 3).

Question 12 12. A brick wall has 60 bricks in the first row, but each row has 3 fewer bricks than the previous one. How many bricks are in the 12th row?

Question 13 13. Which equation matches the graph below?

Question 14 14. Which graph matches the equation below?

Question 15 15. Which of the following equations will be the graph of a parabola?

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Question 16 16. Every year a laptop is worth 1/3 of what it was worth for each year previous. If you have a $600 laptop, how much is it worth after 15 years?

Question 17 17. Which of these equations correctly represents the following scenario: In her prime, 40 million people knew who Britney Spears was, but that number has been decreasing by 10% each year. So, since 90% of people still recognize her each year, how many people still know who Britney is each year?

Question 18 18. Which of the following has a common ratio of 3?

Question 19 19. If a2 = 5 and a8 = 35, what is the value of a30?

Question 20 20.

What type of expression is x^2 - 1?

A: Polynomial

B: Binomial

C: Quadratic

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Question 21 21. Which graph below could represent an absolute value?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is TRUE about the vertex of a parabola?

Question 23 23. Which of these is a quadratic?

Question 24 24. Which of the following equations represents an exponential decay?

Question 25 25. Subtract: (x2 + 3x + 4) - (7x2 - 5x + 2)

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Question 26 26. What do the letters in FOIL stand for?

Question 27 27. What is the 83rd term of the sequence 91, 87, 83, 79, ... ( = a1, a2, a3, a4, ...)?

Question 28 28. Which expression is the conjugate of x+11?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is a geometric sequence?

Question 30 30. If f(x) = abx, f(2) = 480 and f(5) = 30,720, then a = _____.

Prentice Hall Pre-Algebra Chapter 13: Nonlinear Functions & Polynomials Chapter Exam Instructions

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