Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

1.

Algebraic Concepts – Patterns, Sequences, Functions – RIT 221 – 230

 a. 8, 12, 8, 5 d. 4, 7, 3, 2 b. 4, 7, 3, 0 e. 3, 4, 3, 1 c. 4, 7, 0, 2

2.

Give the next number in the pattern.
1, 2, 3, 5. 8, ____, ____, ____
 a. 12, 17, 2 d. 13, 21, 34 b. 5, 3, 2 e. 11, 15, 20 c. 10, 12, 13

3.

What is the rule for this pattern?
 a. d. 2x + 1 = y b. e. c.

4.

Give the next three number in the sequence.
x + 1,  x + 4,  x + 9,  x + 16,  ____,   _____,   _____.
 a. x + 19, x + 22, x + 27 d. x + 23, x + 30, x + 37 b. x + 25, x + 36, x + 49 e. x + 17, x + 18, x + 19 c. x + 21, x + 24, x + 29

5.

Algebraic Concepts – Solving Equations & Inequalities – RIT 221 – 230
 a. 0 d. 10 b. 15 e. 12 c. 20

6.

Solve 6y = 54
 a. y = 6 d. y = 7 b. y = 6 e. y = 9 c. y = 12

7.

Solve. X – (-6) = 4
 a. x = 2 d. x = -10 b. x = -2 e. x = 24 c. x = 10

8.

Solve:  + 8 = - 2
 a. x = -30 d. x = 30 b. x = 14 e. x = 18 c. x = -14

9.

 a. –3 d. 9 b. –9 e. –2 c. 2

10.

Solve:  = - 3
 a. x = - 21 d. x = - b. x = - e. x = 4 c. x = 21

11.

Simplify. 3(x – 4)
 a. 3x + 12 d. 3x + 7 b. 3x – 12 e. x + 7 c. 3x – 7

12.

 a. 3, 10, 4, 7, 5 d. 2, 11, 18, 38, 66 b. 4, 8, 10, 14, 18 e. 0, 5, 6, 8, 10 c. 4, 7, 8, 10, 12

13.

 a. y = 8x - 4 d. y = x b. y = x – 4 e. c. y = 2x + 4

14.

Which equation would graph as a straight line?
 a. d. b. y = x e. c.

15.

Algebraic Concepts- Solving Equations & Equalities - RIT 231 - 240
Which algebraic expression would show the following situation:
"eight pounds heavier than his brother"
 a. 8 – x d. 8x b. x + 8 e. c. x – 8

16.

If a = 3, b = 9, c = 14, solve: 2b – c – a
 a. 26 d. 35 b. 0 e. 1 c. 28

17.

 a. 7 d. 6 b. 1 e. 5 c. 3

18.

Evaluate. –2(3)(12–7)
 a. –30 d. –1 b. 55 e. –79 c. 30

19.

Evaluate. –5(x – 3), if x = -6
 a. 3 d. 45 b. 9 e. –9 c. -33

20.

Simplify:  3a2  +  b - a2  - 4b
 a. d. b. e. c.