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# Evaluate each expression for the given value of x.

1. x
2
1 5x; x 5 22 2. 4x 2 3x
3
; x 5 2
3. 2x
2
1 3x 2 10; x 5 3
4. A square ower garden has a perimeter of 24 feet. How long is
each side?
Warm-Up Exercises
For use with pages 7279
LESSON
2.1
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Evaluate each expression.
1.
4 2 3
}
7 2 8
2.
8 2 8
}
3 2 5
3.
2 2 7
}
5 2 5
4. An Internet company had a prot of \$2.6 million in retail sales
over the last ve years. What was its average annual prot?
Warm-Up Exercises
For use with pages 8288
LESSON
2.2
Evaluate each expression for x 5 21, 0, and 2.
1. 2x 1 3 2. }
2
3
x 2 1
3. In 2005, Careys Pet Shop had a prot of \$55,500. In 2006,
prots were \$38,700. In a graph of the data, is the slope of the
segment between 2005 and 2006 positive or negative?
For use with pages 8996
2.3
In a computer generated drawing, a line is represented by
the equation 2x 2 5y 5 15.
1. Solve the equation for y and identify the slope of the line.
2. What should the slope of a second line in the drawing be if that
line must be perpendicular to the rst line?
Warm-Up Exercises
For use with pages 98104
LESSON
2.4
Solve for a.
1. 10 5 2a 2. 25a 5 216
3. Write an equation of the line that passes through the points
(0, 0) and (4, 8).
4. A ower is 4.5 centimeters wide and has a leaf 7.2 centimeters
long. What is the ratio of ower width to leaf length?
LESSON
Warm-Up Exercises
For use with pages 107111
2.5
Solve for a.
1. 10 5 2a 2. 25a 5 216
3. Write an equation of the line that passes through the points
(0, 0) and (4, 8).
4. A ower is 4.5 centimeters wide and has a leaf 7.2 centimeters
long. What is the ratio of ower width to leaf length?
LESSON
Warm-Up Exercises
For use with pages 107111
2.5
1. Find the slope of the line through (25, 1) and (2, 26)
2. Write an equation of the line through (22, 5) and (4, 8).
3.
2
a }
3
and contains the point (6, 1). The graph of a line has slope
Write an equation of the line.
Warm-Up Exercises
For use with pages 113120
LESSON
2.6
Evaluate the expression for x 5 22.
1.

x 1 5

2.

x 2 4

1 8
3. Ted drove 10 blocks looking for an address. He then had to
drive
1
}
2
block in reverse to reach it. What expression gives the
distance driven?
LESSON
Warm-Up Exercises
For use with pages 123129
2.7
Tell whether each statement is true or false when x 5 22
and y 5 1.
1. 2x 2 y < 5 2. x 1 3y 0
3. The equation 360x 1 600y 5 5640 models the weekly
payroll for a small business. Give an example of a solution
of the equation.
Warm-Up Exercises
For use with pages 132138
LESSON
2.8