Problem-Solving in Real World Math Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Solve x + 10 = 19

Question 2 2. Solve -5x = -10

Question 3 3. What's the first step to solving the equation 5x + 6x - 22 = 0?

Question 4 4. Solve 9x - 9 = 9

Question 5 5. Solve 6x + 3 = -3

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Question 6 6. Angela invested $4000 in an account that earns 5% interest yearly (simple interest). She forgets about it for 12 years. What is the TOTAL amount of money in the account after those 12 years?

Question 7 7. Kate is investing $1000 and wants to double it in 8 years. What yearly, simple interest rate will she need to find?

Question 8 8. As she enters college, Amy puts $500 in a savings account that earns 3.5% simple interest yearly. At the end of 4 years, how much money will be in the account?

Question 9 9. Steve is trying to earn $300 in interest for a new guitar. He puts $2500 in an account that earns 2% interest yearly (simple interest). How long will it take to earn $300?

Question 10 10. Arnold invested $7000 in his account and he had $8050 after 4 years. What was the yearly interest rate (simple interest)?

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Question 11 11. If 4 gallons of gasoline costs $7.32, how much does 9 gallons of that same gasoline cost?

Question 12 12. Suppose it has been raining out for 8 hours and during that time 2 inches of rain has fallen. Use proportions to find out how much rain was falling per hour during that time?

Question 13 13.

Set up a proportion to represent the following problem.

You can read 17 pages in 21 minutes from a certain book. How many pages can you read in 45 minutes?

Question 14 14. What equation do we come up with if we use cross multiplication on the following proportion?

Question 15 15. Which of the following statements is true?

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Question 16 16. Calvin has twice as many dimes as nickels. If he has a total of $4, how many nickels does he have?

Question 17 17. Jennifer has three more dimes than nickels and three times as many quarters as nickels. If she has $7.50, how many quarters does she have?

Question 18 18. Connor has seven more nickels than dimes and twice as many quarters as dimes. If he has $6.20, how many nickels does he have?

Question 19 19. Faith buys gifts for 5 friends. If each gift costs $18, how much did she spend in total?

Question 20 20. George earns $12 per hour painting houses. If he works for 7 hours one day, how much does he earn?

Problem-Solving in Real World Math Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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