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# PROBLEM SETALGEBRA

PROBLEM 1
In Algebra, what refers to the operation of root extraction?
A. Evolution
B. Resolution
C. Revolution
D. Involution
PROBLEM 2
What refers to the difference between an approximate value of a quantity and an exact value or true
value?
A. Relative Error
B. Mistake
C. Absolute Error
D. Difference
PROBLEM 3
If the roots of the equation are zero, then these roots are classified as what type of solution?
A. Conditional Solution
B. Extraneous Solution
C. Hypergolic Solution
D. Trivial Solution
PROBLEM 4
What refers to a sequence of numbers where the succeeding term is greater than the preceding term?
A. Divergent Sequence
B. Isometric Sequence
C. Convergent Sequence
D. Dissonant Sequence
PROBLEM 5

Argand Diagram D. A. Maxwell diagram B. Bar Graph . lesser than C. Geometric progression D. Arithmetic progression B.Convergent series is a sequence of decreasing numbers or when the succeeding term is ______________ the preceding term. Geometric progression D. Histogram B. A. greater than D. Venn Diagram C. Block Diagram PROBLEM 7 What is a sequence of numbers such that the successive terms differ by a constant? A. Harmonic progression PROBLEM 7 What is a sequence of numbers such that the successive terms differ by a constant? A. twice PROBLEM 6 In complex Algebra. Infinite geometric progression C. equal to B. Arithmetic progression B. Harmonic progression PROBLEM 8 What is a frequency curve which is composed of a series of rectangles connected wit the steps as the base and the frequency as the height? A. Infinite geometric progression C. we use a diagram to represent a complex plane commonly called ____________.

A. Transitive Axiom B. Histogram B. Kurtosis C. Replacement Axiom C.C. This illustrates which axiom in Algebra? A. This illustrates which axiom in Algebra? A. ogive PROBLEM 10 If a =b. Symmetric Axiom PROBLEM 11 . then b=a. Transitive Axiom B. Ogive D. Leptokurtic D. Reflexive Axiom D. Ogive D. Bar Graph C. Frequency Distribution PROBLEM 9 The graphical representation of a cumulative frequency distribution in a set of statistical data is called _______________. Symmetric Axiom PROBLEM 10 If a =b. Histogram B. Replacement Axiom C. then b=a. Frequency Distribution PROBLEM 8 What is a frequency curve which is composed of a series of rectangles connected wit the steps as the base and the frequency as the height? A. Reflexive Axiom D.

Stirling’s approximation D. A. A. Least common factor D. Least common multiple PROBLEM 11 What refers to the smallest natural numbers for which 2 natural numbers are factors? A. Least common denominator C. Least common divisor B. Correlation D. Matheson formula PROBLEM 13 It is measured of relationship between two variables. where n is large number. Least common divisor B. Diophantine formula C. Least common factor D. Function B. Least common multiple PROBLEM 12 To compute the value of n factorial. Relation C. Least common denominator C.What refers to the smallest natural numbers for which 2 natural numbers are factors? A. Richardson-Duchman formula B. Relation C. Function B. Correlation . Equation PROBLEM 13 It is measured of relationship between two variables. in the symbolic form (n!). we use a formula called ________________. A.

Division B. Rational Irrational Imaginary Complex PROBLEM 18 What is the lowest common factor of 10 and 32? A. A. 320 C. C.123123123… is what type of number? A.D. A. Certainty D. Parameter PROBLEM 15 The quartile deviation is a measure of __________________. D. B. D. C. B. 32 . Equation PROBLEM 14 It is the character of a population which is measurable. Central tendency PROBLEM 16 What is the equivalent of the Roman numeral MCMXCIV in Arabic numeral? MCMXCIV= A. Sample B. Dispersion C. 2 B. Distribution C. 1992 1993 1994 1995 PROBLEM 17 The number 0. Frequency D.

8 & 13 7 & 14 6 & 15 4 & 17 PROBLEM 22 If 16 is 4 more than 4x. 10 11 12 14 PROBLEM 23 If 3? =9? and 27? =81 ? . C. D. C. B. D. D. Find the numbers A. 1 7 8 5 PROBLEM 20 Ten less than four times a certain number is 14. B. C. 10 PROBLEM 19 Find the 1987th digit in the decimal equivalent to 1785/9999 starting from the decimal point? A. find A.D. B. B. Determine the number A. D. D. C. find 5x-1 A. C. B. 3 4 6 10 PROBLEM 21 The sum of two numbers is 21 and one number is twice the other. 5/3 1/8 8/3 6/5 PROBLEM 24 ? ? .

When f(x) is divided by (x-k). D. the remainder is k. Find k. C. -1 & 5 . 2 3 4 8 PROBLEM 25 Find the equation whose roots are the reciprocals of the roots or the equation 2? 2 − 3? − 5 = 0. B. B. B. 5? 2 + 3? − 2 = 0 3? 2 + 2? − 2 = 0 2? 2 + 3? − 2 = 0 8? 2 + 3? − 2 = 0 PROBLEM 26 The roots of a quadratic equation are 1/3 and 1/4 . D. 2? 2 − 7? + 1 = 0 ? 2 − 7? + 1 = 0 7? 2 − 2? + 1 = 0 7? 2 − 1? + 1 = 0 PROBLEM 27 Find the sum of the roots of 5? 2 − 10? + 2 = 0 A. D. C. 3&5 10 & 15 -1 & 4 4 & -2 PROBLEM 29 Find the value of m that will make 4? 2 − 4?? + 4? + 5 a perfect square trinomial. C.If (x+3): 10 = (3x-2):8. C. D. A. D. A. C. 1 2 5 7 PROBLEM 28 Given: f(x) = (x+3)(x-4)+4. B. find (2x-1) A. A. What is the equation? A. B.

79 2. D.B. If the digits are reversed. ½ 7/3 2/3 1/6 PROBLEM 33 The sum of four positive integers is 32. C. 2 & 3 C. 2. D. B. C. Find the sum of their reciprocals. C. D.10 3. B. D.79 . A. Find the greatest possible product of these four numbers. D. 4 & -1 PROBLEM 30 The sum of the digits of a two-digit number is 11. C. A. 5 & 6 D. 47 20 38 92 PROBLEM 31 The ten’s digit of a certain two-digit number exceeds the unit’s digit by four and is one less than twice the unit’s digit. B. B. A. B. Find the number. 85 95 47 85 PROBLEM 32 The sum of two numbers is 35 and their product is 15. 32 1024 4096 2188 PROBLEM 34 What is the value of (log 5 to the base 2)+ (log 5 to the base 3)? A. C. What is the original number? A.09 3. the resulting number is seven more that twice the original number.

B. 2 6 12 24 PROBLEM 37 Find the value of (1 + ?)5 . 2 . -4(1+i) -4(1-i) -5(1+i) -5(1-i) PROBLEM 38 Simplify the expression ? 1997+ ? 1999 where i is an imaginary number. D. C. D. where i is an imaginary number A. 0 B. C. C. A. then what is the value of x? A. A. C. B. B. B.PROBLEM 35 If log of 2 to the base 2 plus log of x to the base 2 is equal to 2. A. -2 C. where I is an imaginary number. C. then what is the value of x? A. B. D. 0 1 -1 2 PROBLEM 40 If (x+yi) (2-4i)= 14-8i. D. find x. D. 1 2 5 10 PROBLEM 36 If 2(logx to the base 4) – (log 9 to the base 4)= 2. 2 3 5 8 PROBLEM 41 Evaluate the expression (1 + ? 2 )10.

D.15 7. 6 7 8 10 PROBLEM 44 Ana is 5 years older than Beth. How old is Beth now? A.5 times the product of their present ages.D. How far downstream should he go if he is to return in 7/4 hours after leaving? . in how many years will the father be three times as old as his son? A. D. the product of their ages is 1. How much of the 7% solution should you mix with the appropriate amount of the 12% solution to get the 5 liters of a 10% solution? A. B. B.75 PROBLEM 47 A man rows downstream at the rate of 5 mph and upstream at the rate of 2 mph. C. How old is Ann? PROBLEM 43 A man is 41 years old and his son is 9. 20 25 15 10 PROBLEM 45 For a particular experiment you need 5 liters of a 10% solution. B. C. 1 PROBLEM 42 Mary is 24 years old.53 7 9. 5L 6L 3L 2L PROBLEM 46 How many liters of water must be added to 35 liters of 89% hydrochloric acid solution to reduce its strength to 75%? A. 6. D. B. Mary is twice as old as Ann was when Mary was as old as Ann is now. In 5 years. C. C. You find 7% and 12% solution on the shelves. D.

857 miles per hr 432. 12. 2. 633 675 753 785 PROBLEM 50 Pedro started running at a speed of 10kph.5 km/hr 10 km/hr PROBLEM 51 A man travels in a motorized banca at the rate of 15kph from his barrio to the poblacion and come back to his barrio at the rate of 12kph. C. 10 km 20 km 30 km 40 km PROBLEM 52 .836 miles per hr 127. If the total time of travel back and forth is 3 hrs . B. C. D. D. D. What is the speed of Mario? A.765 miles per hr PROBLEM 49 An Airplane travels from point A to point B with a distance of 1500 km and a wind along its flight line.5 km/hr 6. C. Mario started running in the same direction and catches up with Pedro in 20 minutes. D. B.725 miles per hr 342.5 miles downstream 5 miles downstream 9 miles downstream 10 miles downstream PROBLEM 48 It takes an airplane one hour and forty five minutes to travel 500 miles against the wind and covers the same distance in one hour and fifteen minutes with the wind. If it takes the airplane 2 hours from A to B with the tailwind. C.A. B.5 km/hr 4. Five minutes later. What is the speed of the airplane? A. and 2. B. then what is the distance from the barrio to the poblacion? A. 150. what is the velocity of the plane? A. 5 hrs from A to B with the headwind. D. B. C.

385 hrs 5. C. B. how long will it take to fill in the empty tank? A. C. D. How many radios did the merchant sell? A.00. D.632 hrs PROBLEM 53 A Tank is filled with an intake pipe that fills in it 2 hours and an outlet pipe that empty it in 6 hours. 7 hours.000. D. How long will it take for the slower PROBLEM solver to solve a PROBLEM? A. If both pipes are left open. a clock for \$30. and Joy can mow the lown in 4. 3 6 12 24 PROBLEM 54 Mike. respectively. B. C. A drain pipe can empty the tank in 24 hours. 2. What fraction of the yard can they mow in 1 hour if they work together? A.00 on the total sales. Louie. they can solve 32 PROBLEMs in one hour. C. 6.182 hrs 3 hrs 4. D.One pipe can fill a tank in 6 hrs and another pipe can fill the same tank in 3 hours. the merchant has sold a total of 100 of the three sale items and has taken exactly \$1. B. D. B.00. how long will it take to fill the tanks? A. Together. B. 47/84 85/34 33/87 31/25 PROBLEM 55 The time required for the examinees to solve the same PROBLEM differs by two minutes. With all the pipes open.00 and a flashlight for \$1. 2 mins 3 mins 4 mins 5 mins PROBLEM 56 A merchant has three items on sale namely: a radio for \$50. C. At the end of the day. 10 radios 5 radios 8 radios 20 radios PROBLEM 57 .

B.5 % 22. A. C. D. 39 dimes 40 dimes 65 dimes 80 dimes PROBLEM 60 A man sold a book by mistake at 120% of the marked price instead of discounting the marked price by 20%. If he sold the book for P14. C. If 7 is added to both terms of the fraction. D.40. nickels and dimes with a total amount of \$2. Of the total number of coins is 70. B. 8.25% 1. D. the dimes were quarters and the quarters were nickels.65 in a quarters and dimes. How many quarters are there? A.75. B. If the nickels were dimes. 11.60 7. C. B. 6 quarters 5 quarters 4 quarters 3 quarters PROBLEM 59 A purse contains \$11.The denominator of a certain fraction is three more than twice the numerator. 18% 3. B.75. the total amount would be \$3. D. what was the price for which he has sold the book? A.30 8. C. Find the corresponding loss or gain in percent if she had sold it for P 635? A.25% PROBLEM 62 . C.25 PROBLEM 61 Maria sold a drafting pen for P 612 at a loss of 25% on her buying price. Find the original fraction. the resulting fraction is 3/5. find how many dimes are there. A. D.50 9. 5/13 4/11 11/25 16/35 PROBLEM 58 In a box there are 25 coins consisting of quarters.

what is the arithmetic mean of the remaining numbers? A. C.307 72. 25 and 27 24 and 27 23 and 27 23 and 28 PROBLEM 64 The arithmetic mean of 80 numbers is 55. the new set of numbers will have an arithmetic mean of 19. D. 10… A. 7.307 PROBLEM 65 Find the 30th term of the arithmetic progression 4. 0. The annual income from 16% investment was P 620 less than three times the annual income from 18% investment.A man invested part of P 20. 7. B.99 A.02 3. B.02 PROBLEM 67 Find the 30th term of the arithmetic progression 4. C. 1. D. What are the two numbers if their difference is 4? A. B. P 5457.01 2. D. If two numbers namely 250 and 850 are removed. 000 at 18% and the rest at 16%. C. C. C. D.14 P 4575.01. 0.00. 45. B. 10… .02 0. How much did he invest at 18%? A. If two numbers are added to the progression.307 42.14 P 3457.14 P 5757. B.14 PROBLEM 63 The arithmetic mean of 6 numbers is 17. 90 91 92 93 PROBLEM 66 Find the 100th term of the sequence 1. D.307 49.

what is the fraction part of the total air is removed in 6 strokes? A. 96 97 91 73 PROBLEM 68 A seating section in a certain athletic stadium has 30 seats in the first row.A. A. 2x+7. B. B. C. D. . B. C. B. 32 seats in the second row. 8/2 8/2 3/2 2/3 PROBLEM 70 Find the sum of the first 10 terms of a geometric progression 2.8. 665/729 743/882 696/923 773/887 PROBLEM 72 Determine x so that x. until the tenth rows each containing 50 seats. D. D. -2. C. Find the total number of seats in the section. B. C. 16 … A. 4. 880 890 870 865 PROBLEM 69 Find the sum of the infinite geometric progression 6. 10x-7 will be a geometric progression. 2/3… A. C. D. 1023 2046 4092 8184 PROBLEM 71 If one-third of the air in a tank is removed by each stroke of an air pump. D. 34 seats in the third row and so on.

D. Each time the paper is folded into half. ½ 1/3 ¼ 2/3 PROBLEM 74 Find the mean proportion of 4 and 36 A. 28 ways 54 ways 540 ways 63 ways PROBLEM 77 If 15 people won prices in the state lottery (assuming that there are no ties). second. 7 and -7/6 6 and -1/6 -7 and -5/6 9 and -7/6 PROBLEM 73 Find the ratio of an infinite geometric progression if the sum is 2 and the first term is ½. 16 ft 17. D. B. C.9 ft 17.07 ft 16. B. B.05 thick. B. the thickness is doubled. 360. C. 4 12 36 72 PROBLEM 75 A piece of paper is 0. how thick in feet the folded paper be? A.A. In how many ways can a company choose from 9 men and 6 women who qualified for the position? A. C. C. third. C. D. 225 ways B. fourth and fifth prizes? A.3 ft PROBLEM 76 A semiconductor company will hire 7 men an 4 women. A.360 ways . If the paper was folded 12 times. D. B. D. how many way can these 15 people win first.

A. 400 45 ways 15.C. 14.3 % 3. yellow. C.1 % PROBLEM 82 Find the probability of getting exactly 12 out of 30 questions on a true or false question? A. 2730 ways D. B. If three students are selected at random. C. D. and green.4 % 4. 7% 8% 9% 10% PROBLEM 83 . 75 ways PROBLEM 78 In how many ways can 9 books be arranged on a shelf so that 5 of the books are always together? A. D.5 % 2. C. 6 yellow balls and 7 green balls. Find the probability of drawing the balls in the order red. B. C.120 126 PROBLEM 79 How many triangles are formed by 10 distinct points no three of which are collinear? A. 19/27 18/27 16/27 14/27 PROBLEM 81 A person draws 3 balls in succession from a box containing 5 red balls. C. B. D. D. what is the probability that at least one of the students get a credit? A. B. 5. D. 120 240 60 480 PROBLEM 80 The probability of getting a credit in an examination is 1/3. B.

what is the numerical coefficient of the 5th term? A. D. D. How many Like to smoke both cigarettes? A. B. B. C. C. B. C.25% PROBLEM 84 In the expansion of (? + 4?)12 . 10 11 12 13 . 126720 125720 124720 122720 PROBLEM 85 Find the coefficient of the term involving ? 4 in the expansion of (?2 − 2?)10 A. 33 like to smoke Marlboro and 20 like to smoke Philip Morris.25% 35.Find the probability of getting a prime number thrice by tossing a die 5 times. 31.25% 23. D. B. D. C. 3260 3460 3360 3960 PROBLEM 86 In the club of 40 executives.25% 20. A.