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Aug 11, 2011

By writing your name below, you are pledging that you have neither given nor received aid on this pretest. There are 10 questions. Name: Show all work on this pretest. 1. (Deﬁnitions) (a) Deﬁne the word “variable” as it applies to math in your own words (without looking anything up)

(b) Use the internet to ﬁnd another deﬁnition of the word “variable” as it applies to math.

2. (Deﬁnitions) What is “slope” in math?

3. (Deﬁnitions) What does x2 mean?

4. (Understanding through Drawing) Do your best to accurately draw the following statements. (a) 0 ≤ x < 5

(b) y = 3x − 6

(c) 2x + 5y = 1

Algebra II 5. (By-hand arithmetic) Compute the following without a calculator. Show all work. 2 4 (a) + (leave answer as a fraction) 3 5

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(b)

2 4 · (leave answer as a fraction) 3 5

(c) 21 · 658

(d)

11 (ﬁnd a decimal equivalent) 8

6. (Solving equations) Solve the following equations for the unknown variable. (a) x − 9 = 18

(b) 2z = 15

(c) 4t + 8 = 11

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Algebra II (d) 6x2 + 7x − 20 = 0

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7. (Simplifying expressions) Do what you can with the following expressions to simplify them to look more simple. (a) (6x3 + 2x2 − 5x) − (x3 − 9x2 + 4)

(b) (3x − 1)(2x + 5)

(c)

√

75 +

√

3

8. (Math Notation) (a) If f (x) = 3x − 8, ﬁnd f (4).

(b) 76 is 22% of what number?

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Algebra II 9. (Factoring) Factor the following into simpler pieces (a) x2 + 6x − 27

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(b) 2x2 + 4x − 6

(c) x2 − 16

(d) 2x2 − 3x − 2

10. (System of Equations) Solve the system 1 x−1 2 y = −x + 3 y =

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