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A113 ± Mathematics
Practice Questions P01 1. (Easy) Is the equation  3( 2 x  4) ! 18 equivalent to  6 x  12 ! 18 ? Yes 2. (Easy) Which equation is equivalent to 5 x  2(7 x  1) ! 14 x ? 5x - 14x - 2 = 14x a. í 9xí2 =14x b. í9x +1 =14x c. í9x+2=14x d. 12x í1=14x 3. (Easy) 16x í 8 = a. 8 x b. 8(2x í x) c. 8(2x í1) d. 8(2x í8) 4. (Easy) Which equation is equivalent to 4(2 í 5x) = 6 í 3(1 í 3x)? 8 - 20x = 6 - 3 + 9x -29x = -5 29x = 5 a. 8x = 5 b. 8x = 17 c. 29x = 5 d. 29x = 17 5. (Easy) If Lynn can type a page in p minutes, how many pages can she type in 120 minutes?
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(Medium) Simplify the following equations: a. p + 120 d. 15A + 10B 8. p ± 120 c. (Medium) If A represents the number of apples purchased at 15 cents each and B represents the number of bananas purchased at 10 cents each. 120 / p b. A + B b. 10A + 15B d.4 7. 2x í 3(2x í ( 3 í 4x)) = 2x ± 3(2x í3 + 4x) = 2x ± 3(6x í3) Copyright © 2010 by Republic Polytechnic. Singapore Page 2 of 7 . (Medium) If 2x + y = 8 and y = x í1. (Medium) Solve the following equation: 2x / 3 = 8 + 4x.1pg= p mins ?pg= 120 mins a. what is the value of y? 2x + (x ± 1) = 8 3x = 7 x = 7/3 y = x -1 y = 7/3 -1 y = 4/3 9. 25(A + B) c. 1í 120 + 5 6. p / 120 e. 2x = 3(8+4x) 2x = 24 + 12x 10x = -24 x = -2. which of the following represents the total value of the purchases? a.

a. What is the value? 100/ ¼ / (2-9) b.50 per hotdog.7n . Write an equation to show the amount of profit that Lex makes each day when he sells n hotdogs. (Difficult) Refer to the expression below: 100 z 1 z29 4 a. (4x 2 í 2x + 8)í(x 2 + 3xí 2)= 4x2 ± 2x +8 .5n . ax + by = 3x + 5y a=3. Add one pair of brackets to make the numerical answer of the expression as small as possible. The ingredients cost him $0.= 2x ± 18x + 9 = -16x + 9 b. What is the value? 100/ (¼ /2) -9 13. He also pays $20 per day for the rental of the stand.$0.x2 ± 3x + 2 = 3x2 -5x + 10 10. b=5 b.70 for each hotdog and he sells it for $2.$20 = $1. what is the value of 5x + 3? 19x = 114 x=6 5x + 3 = 5(6) +3 = 33 11.8n . (Difficult) Lex started a hotdog stand because he wanted to make enough profit to buy a new bicycle. (Medium) If 8x + 5x + 2x + 4x = 114. Singapore Page 3 of 7 .$20 12. (Difficult) Compare the coefficients of the following equations and determine the values of a and b where a and b are constants. ax + by = 10x ± 7y Copyright © 2010 by Republic Polytechnic. $2. Add one pair of brackets to make the numerical answer of the expression as large as possible.

x + y = 2x ± 3y 2x ± x = y + 3y x= 4y b. b =-7 c.5 e.5x b=1/2 or 0.a=10. 3bx = 1. Singapore Page 4 of 7 . (4b)x = 8x b=2 14. hx + 2x + y = 3y + 7 hx + 2x = 3y ± y + 7 x(h + 2) = 2y + 7 Copyright © 2010 by Republic Polytechnic. 3x + 5 = x + 5y + 8 3x ± x = 5y + 8 ± 5 2x = 5y + 3 x= (5y+3)/2 c. xa = x2 a=2 f. cx ± 4y ± 3 = 6y ± 4 where c is a constant cx = 6y + 4y .4 + 3 cx = 10y±1 x = (10y±1)/c d. 2ay = 8y a=4 d. (Difficult) Express x in terms of y in the following equations: a.

where c represents a numerical value. If a = 4. what is the numerical value of b? 19 + (4/2) = 3b 3b = 21 b=7 b. express c in terms of a.(b/4) = 2b 2b + (b/4) =18 2b + (¼b) =18 b(2+ ¼) = 18 b = 18/ 2¼ b=8 c. (Difficult) a. Given the following equation: 19 + a ÷ 2 = 3b where a and b are constants. what is the value of c? 16 + (10/2) = 3(2 × 33 + c) 21= 3(54+c) 3c +162 = 21 3c = -141 c = -47 16. If a = b. where a and c are constants. (Past UT question) a. Given the following equation: 18 ± a ÷ 4 = 2b where a and b are constants. Given the following equation: 16 + a ÷ 2 = 3b If a = 10 and b = 2 × 33 + c.x = (2y+7)/h+2 15. Given the following equation. Singapore Page 5 of 7 . c + 4a = 3c + 14a c ± 3c = 14a ± 4a Copyright © 2010 by Republic Polytechnic. what is the value of b? 18 .

Yes 2. 33 11. c 4. a 6. 4  57 1 7 Page 6 of 7 Copyright © 2010 by Republic Polytechnic. where a and c are constants and a does not take on the value of 0.mathleague. x = í2.onlinemathlearning. c 5. (a) 9 í 16x (b) 3x2 í 5x +10 10. Singapore . c × 4a = 3c + 14a -3c+4ac= 14a c (-3+4a)= 14a c=14a/ (4a-3) Post-problem reading materials ‡ ‡ http://www.html http://www. Profit = $1. y = 2 9. d 8.htm Answers: 1.com/help/algebra/algebra.$20 12. Given the following equation.com/algebra-math-games.4 7. express c in terms of a. a 3.-2c = 10a c= -5a b.80 n . (a) 100 z 1 z (2  9).75.

The equation can be rearranged such that c can only be found on the left hand side of the equation. The expression on the left hand side of the equation canbe factorised as follows. Singapore Page 7 of 7 . c × (4a ± 3) = 14a. Therefore c = 14a/(4a ± 3) 5y  3 2 10 y  1 c 2y  7 h2 (b) Copyright © 2010 by Republic Polytechnic. (a) 7 (b) 8 (c) ± 47 16. Therefore c = ±5a. (a) a = 3.e. c × 4a ± 3c = 14a.1 100 z ( z 2)  9. -2c = 10a. (a) The equation can be rearranged such that c can only be found on the left hand side of the equation and a can only be found on the right hand side of the equation.e. b = 5 (b) a = 10.5 (e) a = 2 (f) b = 2 14. i. (a) x = 4y (b) x ! (c) x ! (d) x ! 15. i. b = í7 (c) a = 4 (d) b = 0. 791 4 (b) 13.