  Name:    8th Grade Math Basic Practice Test 1

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

1.

Algebraic Concepts – Patterns, Sequences, Functions – RIT 221 – 230 to solve for the equation:   y = x - 2
 a. 8, 11, 7, 4 d. 4, 7, 3, 2 b. 4, 7, 3, 0 e. 3, 4, 3, 1 c. 4, 7, 0, 2

2.

1, 2, 3, 5, 8, ____, ____, ____
Give the next three numbers in the pattern.
 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. 3x - 1 = y d. 2x + 1 = y b. x + 2 = y e. 1 x + 2 = y2 c. x + 1 = y 2

4.

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
2 * [] + 7 = 37
 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 = -7       3 b. x = -3       7 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.

Computation – Decimals – RIT 221 – 230

Sally earned 3/4 of a dollar. How much money was that?
 a. \$0.10 d. \$0.30 b. \$0.25 e. \$0.45 c. \$0.75

13.

4,439 - 26.35 =
 a. 1,804 d. 6,674 b. 4,412.65 e. 7,704 c. 4,412.35

14.

Choose the number sentence that best relates to the problem. Do not
compute. The seventh and eighth graders at Midville Middle School held a fundraiser. The seventh graders raised \$526.34 and the eighth graders raised \$601.87.
How much more money did the eighth graders raise than the seventh graders?
 a. \$601.87 + \$526.34 = d. \$601.87 - \$526.34 = b. \$526.34 + \$601.87 = e. \$70 c. \$526.34 - \$601.87 =

15.

Convert 5/8 to a decimal.
 a. 0.652 d. 0.58 b. 0.8 e. 0.625 c. 0.5

16.

Subtract using a calculator.
0.862 - 0.34967 =
 a. 0.51267 d. 1.21167 b. 0.34105 e. 0.63491 c. 0.51233

17.

3.627 x 100 =
 a. 0.03627 d. 362.7 b. 0.3627 e. 3,627 c. 36.27

18.

30 0.003 =
 a. 0.001 d. 100 b. 0.1 e. 10,000 c. 10

19.

Computation – Fractions – RIT 221 – 230

7/8 + 6/8 =
 a. 13/16 d. 1 5/8 b. 7/4 e. 1 5/16 c. 13/64

20.

Write in simplest form.
16/36
 a. 1/2 d. 4/9 b. 4/6 e. 32/72 c. 8/18