Understanding and Evaluating Math Formulas


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Martha needs to record the distance she walks every day. Every day she walks around her block once. Her block is a square where each side of the square measures 1/4 of a mile. Which formula will help her solve her problem?

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

2. 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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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using this quiz and attached worksheet, you can evaluate how well you understand math formulas. The quiz will assess your understanding of concepts like inches and dollars.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to measure your knowledge of:

  • Using the proper formula to solve a given equation

Skills practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on choosing formulas
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about solving problems in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding math formulas and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about understanding and evaluating math formulas

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the lesson Understanding and Evaluating Math Formulas which covers the following objectives:

  • Reading a formula
  • Using the quadratic formula
  • Plugging in the numbers
  • Evaluating problems to reach a solution