Saxon Algebra 2: Other Types of Equations Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. You're saving up for a $16,000 car. If you put $6,000 in a bank account that gives you 12% interest each year, how many years, to 1 decimal place, will it take before you have enough money for the car?

Question 2 2. Rebecca wants to borrow $500 to buy her favorite video game player and a couple of games. She asks a friend to lend her this amount, offering to pay him back $548 in 9 months. What is the annual interest rate for this short term loan?

Question 3 3. A retail store produces an item at a cost of $5.00. The markup on this item is 100 percent. Then it has a markdown of 10 percent. What is the final cost of this item?

Question 4 4. The manufacturing cost of an item is $15.00. Which of the following produces a markup of 100 percent?

Question 5 5. Sean needs to borrow $1000 to fly to Europe in the summer. His friend Tim offers him a loan over two years, at an annual interest rate of 4%. He can also borrow the same amount from his bank at an annual rate of 5%, but the loan needs to be paid back in 18 months. In addition, his cousin offers to loan him the $1000, provided that Sean pay her back $1100 in two years. Which of the following statements is true?

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Question 6 6. The retail price of a toothbrush is $40. What is the price after a markdown of 30 percent?

Question 7 7. Tom deposits $2,000 into an account with an interest rate of 2.5% that is compounded quarterly. Rounding to the nearest dollar, what is the balance in Tom's account after 5 years?

Question 8 8. The cost to manufacture a hair clip is $0.50. With a markup of 200 percent, what is the selling price of this hair clip?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is the correct formula for compound interest?

Question 10 10. Which of the following are the solutions to the equation below?

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Question 11 11. Becky deposits $12,000 into an account with an interest rate of 7% that is compounded monthly. Rounding to the nearest dollar, what is the balance after 7 years?

Question 12 12. Solve the exponential equation below for x:

Question 13 13. Calvin has twice as many dimes as nickels. If he has a total of $4, how many nickels does he have?

Question 14 14. Helen expects to receive $2000 in six months. Her bank offers loans at an annual rate of 5.60%. How much could she borrow now if she wants to be able to pay off the entire loan (including interest) with the $2000 she will receive in six months?

Question 15 15. Solve the exponential equation below for x:

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Question 16 16. Solve the equation.

Question 17 17. The following differential equation represents the change in population as a function of time. What does the 0.03 represent in this equation?

Question 18 18. In the compound interest formula, what does the n stand for?

Question 19 19. 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 20 20. Sam deposits $5,000 into an account with an interest rate of 3% that is compounded monthly. Rounding to the nearest dollar, what is the balance after 10 years?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following represents an equation for your bank balance as a function of time given a starting balance of $147 and an interest rate of 3%

Question 22 22. Solve the differential equation for your bank balance given as follows.

Question 23 23. Given a population growth of 3%, how long will it take for the population to grow from 100 to 150?

Question 24 24. Faith buys gifts for 5 friends. If each gift costs $18, how much did she spend in total?

Question 25 25. George earns $12 per hour painting houses. If he works for 7 hours one day, how much does he earn?

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Question 26 26. Which quadratic equation below is in standard form and could be solved right away without doing any other algebra first?

Question 27 27. If the population of a city grows 25% in 3 years, what is the yearly growth rate?

Question 28 28. Rewrite the quadratic below in standard form:

Question 29 29. Find the roots of the equation.

Question 30 30. Solve the exponential equation below for x:

Saxon Algebra 2: Other Types of Equations Chapter Exam Instructions

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