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One of the best ways to succeed in Algebra is to practice taking real test questions. This ebook contains over 1,000 problems on Algebra divided into thirty-two chapters. Try the problems. Check your answers. With a little Practice, Practice, Practice, you’ll be Perfect, Perfect, Perfect. Good Luck!
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1. Which inequality is represented by the graph below?

-3 <x 4

-3 <x< 4

x 4

x< 4

x < 4?

3.

Which inequality is represented in the graph?

x 2

4 <x< 2

4 <x 2

x< 2

4. Which inequality is represented by the graph below?

x>-1

x<-1

x -1

x -1

x < 0?

6. Which inequality is represented by the graph below?

x< 3

x 3

-2 <x< 3

-2 <x 3

7. Which inequality is represented by the graph below?

-5 <x< 6

x 6

x< 6

-5 <x 6

8. Let x and y be numbers such that 0 < x < y < 1, and let d = x - y. Which graph could represent the location of d on the number line?

9.

Which inequality is represented in the accompanying graph?

-4 <x< 2

x< 2

-4 <x 2

x 2

?

A

B

C

D

Answers to Chapter 35: The Real Number Line

Chapter 36: The Coordinate Plane

1. Which diagram represents the graph of the statement x 3?

2. Find the area of the triangle formed by the intersection of the lines:

x+y= 8

y= ½x 1

x2

ABC are A(0,4), B(6,0), and CABC.

12

16

24

36

ABC are A2), B2), and C(5, 5), what is the area of the triangle?

10

14

20

28

5. Pentagon RSTUV has coordinates R (1, 4), S (5, 0), T (3, -4), U 4), and V 3, 0).

(a) What is an equation of the line of symmetry of pentagon RSTUV ?

(b) What is the area of triangle RVS?

(c) What is the area of trapezoid STUV ?

(d)  What is the area of pentagon RSTUV ?

6.

In the diagram, parallelogram ABCD has vertices A(2, 1), B(8, 1), C(11, 5), and D(5, 5). What is the area of parallelogram ABCD?

12

24

40

48

7.

Find the number of square units in the area of parallelogram ABCD.

10

14

28

56

8. Which graph represents the inequality x ≥ 3?

9.

The graph of which inequality is shown in the diagram?

y> ½x+ 1

y ½x+ 1

y< ½x+ 1

y ½x+ 1

10.

In the diagram, ABCD is a parallelogram with vertices A(2, 0), B(7, 0), C(10, 3), and D(5, 3). What is the area of parallelogram ABCD?

15

21

27

10.5

11. Pentagon RSTUV has coordinates R(1, 4), S(5, 0), T4), U4), and V3, 0). What is an equation for the line of symmetry of pentagon RSTUV ?

12.

If x = -3 and y = 2, which point on the accompanying graph represents (-x, - y)?

P

Q

R

S

13. John left his home and walked 3 blocks to his school, as shown in the accompanying graph.

What is one possible interpretation of the section of the graph from point B to point C?

John arrived at school and stayed throughout the day.

John waited before crossing a busy street.

John returned home to get his mathematics homework.

John reached the top of a hill and began walking on level ground.

14. In the accompanying graph, if point P has coordinates (a,b), which point has coordinates (-b,a)?

A

B

C

D

Answers to Chapter 36: The Coordinate Plane

Chapter 37: The Equation of a Line

1. What is the slope of the graph of the equation y = 2x ?

½

2

2x

2. If the point (-4, k) is on the graph of the equation 3x + y = -8, find the value of k.

-20

0

-4

4

3. In which graph does line L have a negative slope?

4. Which phrase describes the graph of y = -1 on the coordinate plane?

a line parallel to they-axis and 1 unit to the right of it

a line parallel to they-axis and 1 unit to the left of it

a line parallel to thex-axis and 1 unit below it

a line parallel to thex-axis and 1 unit above it

5. Point (k, -2) lies on the line whose equation is x 3 y = 7. What is the value of k?

1

-1

13

-13

6. The line whose equation is y = 4x + 2 has a y-intercept whose coordinates are

(0, 0)

(0, 2)

(4, 0)

(0, 4)

7. Which equation represents the line parallel to the y-axis and 4 units to the left of the y-axis?

x= 4

x= -4

y= -4

y= 4

8. Which statement is true about the graph of the line whose equation is y = 8?

The line is parallel to thex-axis.

The line is parallel to they-axis.

The line passes through the origin.

The line has a slope of 8.

9. What is the slope of the line whose equation is y = 3x 5?

-5

5

3

3x

10. If (k, 4) is a point on the graph of the equation 4x + 2 y = 4, what is the value of k?

1

6

-1

-6

11. What is the slope of the line with the equation y = ¾ x + 4?

¾

¾x

4

4x

12.

Which equation is represented by the graph of line L?

x=y+ 4

y=x+ 4

x= 4

y= 4

13. A point whose y-coordinate is 6 lies on the line whose equation is y = 5x 4. What is the x-coordinate of the point?

2/5

2

6

26

2 and a y-intercept of 3 is

x= -2y+ 3

y= -2x+ 3

x= 3y 2

y= 3x 2

15. Which graph represents the equation x = -3?

16. What is the y-intercept of the graph of the equation y = -⅔x + 4?

-⅔

-2

3

4

17. Which line L has a slope of zero?

18.

The figure represents the distances traveled by Car A and Car B in 6 hours. Which car is going faster and by how much?

CarAby 10 miles per hour

CarAby 20 miles per hour

CarBby 10 miles per hour

CarBby 20 miles per hour

19. If point (k, 5) is on the graph of the equation 3x 4 = y, what is the value of k?

1/3

1/11

3

11

20. Which equation represents the line whose slope is ½ and whose y-intercept is 5?

y= ½x+ 5

y= 5x+ ½

y= ½x - 5

y= 5x – ½

21. Write an equation of the line whose slope is 2 and whose y-intercept is -3.

y= -3x+ 2

y= 2x 3

2y= -3x

-3y= 2x

22. What is the slope of the line whose equation is 3x 4y 16 = 0?

¾

3

-4

23.

Two health clubs offer different membership plans. The accompanying graph represents the total cost of belonging to Club A and Club B for one year.

a) If the yearly cost includes a membership fee plus a monthly charge, what is the membership fee for Club A?

b) What is the number of the month when the total cost is the same for both clubs?

c) What is the total cost for Club A when both plans are the same?

d) What is the monthly charge for Club B?

24. Which equation is equivalent to 3x+ 4y = 15?

y= 15 - 3x

y= 3x- 15

25. Which is an equation of the line that passes through the point (-1, 5) and is parallel to the y-axis?

y= -1

y= 5

x= -1

x= 5

26. Which is an equation of the line that passes through the point (1, 4) and has a slope of 3?

y= 3x+ 4

y= ⅓x+ 4

y= 3x 1

y= 3x+ 1

27. Write an equation of the line that passes through the point (0, 3) and whose slope is 2.

y= 2

y= ½x+ 3

y= 2x+ 3

y= 3x+ 2

28. Which is an equation of the line that passes through the point (-2, 4) and is parallel to the line y = 3?

x= -2

y= -2

x= 4

y= 4

29. An equation of the line that passes through the point (0, -1) and