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FIRST PERIODICAL TEST

Grade 8 Mathematics
SY 2015 – 2016

Directions: Read each question carefully and choose the letter of the correct answer.

( 3 x−6 )2 ?

1. What is the product of
2
A. ( 9 x + 18 x +36 )

2
B. ( 9 x + 36 x −36 )

2
C. ( 9 x −18 x+36 )

2
D. ( 9 x −36 x+ 36 )

2. For which value of

A.

x

5x
3 x−2

will

−3
2

be meaningless?
−2
B. 3

2
3

C.

D.

3
2

( x+ 2 ) ( x 2−2 x+ 4 ) ?

3. What is the product of
A.

x 3−8

4. One of the factors of
A.

B.

x 3+ 8

C.

x 3−16

D.

x 3+16

( y 2−25 ) is ( y−5 ) . What is the other factor?
B. ( y−5 )

( y +5)

5. Which is the expanded form of
2
A. a +3 a−3

C.

( y +20 )

D. ( y−20 )

( a+1 ) ( a−3 ) ?

2
B. a −3 a+3

2
C. a +2 a−3

2
D. a −2a−3

6. Which of the special products will help you find the volume of an object with equal sides?
A. Square of a Trinomial
B. Cube of a Trinomial
C. Square of a Binomial
D. Cube of a Binomial
7. Which is the product of
2
A. 2 a −7 a−15

( 2 a+3 ) ( a−5 ) ?
B.

2 a2 +7 a−15

8. Which of the following is the product of
3
A. 64−v

3
B. 64+ v

2
C. 2 a −3 a−15

2
D. 2 a +3 a−15

( 4−v ) ( 16+ 4 v +v 2 ) ?
3
C. 64−16 v

D.

64+16 v 3

9. What is the volume, in cubic m, of a square container whose one edge measures ( y + 3) m ?
2
3
2
A. y + 6 y+ 9
B. y +9 y + 27 y+ 27
C.

y 3 +27

10. What is the GCF of

D.
3

y 3 +3 y 2+ 9 y+ 9

2

16 a b−8 a y ?
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( b+2 ) ( 3 y+ 1 ) 12. ( 9−2 b ) ( 81+18 b +4 b ) 2 2 4 B. What is the sum of B. What is the other factor of ( 3 x 2−x−14 ) if one factor is ( 3 x−7 ) ? A. What must be multiplied to A. 19. ( 9−2 b ) ( 81−18 b + 4 b ) 2 2 4 C. x 20. ( 2 y+3 )( b+ 1 ) C. It is the quotient of two polynomials 18. 4 x will make the expression 1 1 . ( x−2 ) B. ( b+1 ) ( 2+3 y ) D. 412 y C. It is the difference of two polynomials D. ( 9+2 b ) ( 81+18 b + 4 b ) 2 2 4 D. 4 a C. 3 x 5x 3 x +2 C. 4 x 3 y+ 9=4 D. What are the factors of D. 8 a 11. Which of the following is the correct definition for Rational Expressions? A. 7 x+ 2 B. ( 7+ y ) D. Which of the following represents a rational expression? A. 8 a ( 125−k 3 ) if the other factor is ( 25+5 k −k 2 ) ? B. Which of the following DOES NOT have a perfect cube root? 6 3 9 A. 2 x x A. 4 7x 2 x +16 1 7x √ 56 √−3 x D. What value of 2y 5 . What are the factors of A. 8 ? 2|Mathematics 8 . It is the sum of two polynomials B. 8 a A. ( x+7 ) ( 8+a ) to get 8 y +ay−7 a−56 ? B. ( 7+ay ) C. 8 x undefined? C. ( 9+2 b ) ( 81−18 b +4 b ) 13.2 B. ( 5−k ) 12 D. ( 2 b+1 )( 3 y +b ) ( 729−8 b6 ) ? 2 2 4 A. ( y−7 ) 15. 27 m 16. It is the product of two polynomials C. What is the remaining factor of A. ( x+ 2 ) 14. 2 ab 2 b+2+3 by +3 y ? B. ( x−7 ) D. 729 b B. x 2x and 9+3 y 4x B. ( 10−k ) D. ( 10+k ) 17. ( 5+k ) C. What is the LCD of A. −8 and D. −4 21. ( ay−7 ) C. ? C.

−3 x+ 5 2 D.A. 7 x D. 36 a +b 2 2 B. 36 a −b 2 C. 2 x +9 C. 5 −48 C. 8 C. m2−n2 3 x +2 C. 15 D. 25 x +10 B. Which of the following expressions is equal to 3 m−1 5−3 x A. x + 9 B. x−1 x 28. 4 x y −49 n n 25. What is wrong with the solution of the expression below? 2 x 2 4 8 = ∙ 2 = 3 4 x x y x y x2 y A. 5 52 85 x to make 8 x −1000 a difference of two B. 1−3 m B. 2 x 4 B. (6 a−b) −1 ? 2 C. 5 23. 24. ( 6 a+b ) 2 27. 25 26. 8 22. What is 5 multiplied to 35 42 x C. 5 −14 A. Which of the following is a possible value of cubes? 71 105 x 5−6 ? 2 B. Which of the following is a difference of two squares? 2 2 4 3 A. 15 35 x B. Which algebraic expression gives the area of the shaded region of the figure below b b 6a 6a 2 A. 2 ab+a a2 10 2 D. D. ( 6 a+b ) D. none of the following x y n 29. 2 x D. 10 D. Which of the following is in simplest form? m−n 5 x +15 A. What value of n will make the equation 4 2 =25 5 () true? 3|Mathematics 8 . x y −100 A. 2 2 4 ∙ x x2 y C.

( x+ 8 )∧( x +8 ) D. x −4 x + 4=( x−2 ) B. 4x 3 divided by 15 x 8 2 x2 3 and B. Find the difference of A. 2 x 2 38. ( y −1 ) C. C. 5 x3 4 B. 9∧−8 a 2 D. x 2+ y 2 + z 2−2 xy +2 xz −2 yz 2 36. Find the product of EXCEPT for which one? B. −4 a∧18 C. ( 20+5 y− y ) x 2+ 8 x +16 . ( x+ 4 )∧( x+ 4 ) 33.A. 5 x−1 9 . ( 25+10 y−5 y ) 2 D. x−1 x+1 4|Mathematics 8 . what then is the remaining 31. what then is the other factor? 30. If the area of the square patio is 2 D. x 2−1 x 2 2 2 x − y + z +2 xy +2 x −2 yz D. If the common monomial factor of factor? 2 3 A. 2 x ( x−1 ) B. 5x 1 − 3 3 B. ( y −2 ) 2 C. ( y −8 ) ( 25 y +10 y 2−5 y 3 ) is 5 y . 72∧a ( x− y + z )2 A. ( x−1 ) ( x +1 ) D. x − y + z −2 xy +2 x−2 yz 2 6x 9 37. Find the product of A. ( x−2 )∧( x−2 ) B. D. ( x−4 )∧( x−4 ) C. 81 a −1=( 9 a+1 ) ( 9 a−1 ) −72 a 35. x2 6 . 2 D. . x2 3 D. All are factors of A. what is its length and width? A. −4 2 B. −2 ( y 4 −16 ) is ( y 2 +4 ) . y −25=( y−5 ) ( y +5 ) 34. Find the quotient of A. −3 a∧24 x 2+ y 2 + z 2 +2 xy +2 xz +2 yz C. −3 2 C. ( y −4 ) 2 B. If one of the factors of 2 A. ( 5+2 y− y ) 32. ( 5 y +2 y − y ) D. All have the correct factors EXCEPT for which one? 2 2 2 2 A. −5 B. 2 ( x−1 ) 2x x +1 C. y −6 x +9=( x+3 ) 2 C. 5 x−1 3 C.

Which is this? C. 12 B. ( 81−9 y ) inches 2 2 2 D. C. ( 81 y −9 ) inches 46. ( 81 y −27 y−3 ) inches 2 C. In solving x 16 = x−4 x−4 A. 4 B. a painter can paint a small apartment in 10 hours . ₱ ( 45 a−69 ab−27 ) How much area will he need to hang it? 2 2 A. −60 2 42. 0 9 mn2 4 9 m8 n2 4 C. −4 43. The sum of the three ages is sixty-six greater than Ruby’s age. 2 x +1 B. 5 3m n 2m D. Evaluate: A. old B. A. old D. old 47. −2 2 ) 9 m10 n 4m B. 4 . x+ 1 ₱ ( 9 a ) per kilo. Her helper can paint the same apartment in 15 hours . The dimensions of Timothy’s portrait are ( x+1 ) π cm . x x − =5 4 3 41. 33 yrs . an extraneous root occurs. Represent the radius of a circle whose circumference is A. −12 D. D. 40 yrs . old C. How long would it take the painter and her helper to complete the job if they work together? 5|Mathematics 8 . B.Working alone. 57 yrs. 9 mn 4 m4 . 60 yrs . Each of ruby’s parents is twenty-four years older than she.0 22 ( 5 9 ∙ 5−7 ) 39. Serena bought 1 x +1 C. 2 B. 45. 44. ( 18 y + 24 y−6 ) inches 2 x +1 2 D. −2 ( 9 y +3 ) inches ₱ ( 45 a2 +27 ab−54 a ) by ( 9 y−3 ) inches 2 B. ₱ ( 45 a −54 ab+27 a ) D. ( 5 a−6 b+3 ) kilos of mangoes for pay in all? 2 A. Solve: C. Simplify: A. How much did she ₱ ( 45 a2−63 b+ 12ab ) D. 60 C. How old are they? A. 1 ( 40.

How many kilograms of water must be added to produce a 5 solution? A. 12 hours C. 36 hours 20 kilograms D. 21 hours 49. and how many kilomete rs was it? A. How long would it take to fill the empty tank with both pipes operating? A. While training for a bicycle race. A filler pipe can fill a tank in 12 hours . 10 kilograms C. 7 kilograms 50. 8 kilograms salt solution to D. 6 hours D. 25 kilometers D. 8 hours 48. Charles rode up a mountain road at 12 km/ hr and 1 3 hrs then back down at 30 km/hr . while an outlet pipe can empty the tank in 18 hours . If the round trip took . 20 kilograms B. 3 hours B. 19 kilometers C. of a 10 C.A. how long did the uphill 2 trip take. 14 kilometers B. 16 hours 17 hours B. 30 kilometers ‒ end ‒ 6|Mathematics 8 .