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Ma8 ch 10 practice



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

 1. 

If a shaded tile represents a negative variable and a white tile represents a positive variable, what is the solution to the equation modelled by this diagram?

mc001-1.jpg
a.
6
c.
18
b.
6
d.
18
 

 2. 

If a shaded tile represents a negative variable and a white tile represents a positive variable, which equation is modelled by the diagram?

mc002-1.jpg
a.
mc002-2.jpg
c.
mc002-4.jpg
b.
mc002-3.jpg
d.
mc002-5.jpg
 

 3. 

A swimmer travels 40 m/min. The distance he can swim can be modelled with the formula d = 40t. How long will it take the swimmer to travel 520 m?
a.
12 min
c.
13 min
b.
15 min
d.
16 min
 

 4. 

Which operation should be used to solve this equation?
mc004-1.jpg
a.
divide by –3
c.
multiply by –3
b.
divide by –8
d.
multiply by –8
 

 5. 

If a shaded tile represents a negative variable and a white tile represents a positive variable, what equation is being modelled by this diagram?

mc005-1.jpg
a.
mc005-2.jpg
c.
mc005-4.jpg
b.
mc005-3.jpg
d.
mc005-5.jpg
 

 6. 

Which equation represents the statement “five less than twice a number is eleven”?
a.
5 2n = 11
c.
11(n 2) = 5
b.
2n 5 = 11
d.
5n 2 = 11
 

 7. 

For the equation 3x 7 = 14, which operation should you undo first?
a.
subtraction
c.
division
b.
multiplication
d.
addition
 

 8. 

The total delivery cost on a shipment of furniture is mc008-1.jpg, where m represents the number of pieces of furniture being delivered, and c is the total cost. How much would it cost to deliver nine pieces of furniture?
a.
$21.00
c.
$31.00
b.
$39.00
d.
$37.00
 

 9. 

Solve the equation 12y + 20 = 44.
a.
mc009-1.jpg
c.
mc009-3.jpg
b.
mc009-2.jpg
d.
mc009-4.jpg
 

 10. 

In the equation 2x + 6 = 14, the first operation that you perform is
a.
add 6
c.
multiply by 2
b.
divide by 2
d.
subtract 6
 

 11. 

Jennie is selling her CD player and 14 CDs. She is selling the CD player and the CDs for $332.00 altogether. If the CD player costs $150, what is the value of each CD?
a.
$13
c.
$15
b.
$14
d.
$17
 

 12. 

The phrase “3 times a number, increased by 4, equals 15” can be modelled with the equation
a.
mc012-1.jpg
c.
mc012-3.jpg
b.
mc012-2.jpg
d.
mc012-4.jpg
 

 13. 

The number of pets that Leanne has is two more than one third the number Baljit has. How many pets does Baljit have if Leanne has three?
a.
1
c.
3
b.
2
d.
4
 

 14. 

What is the first operation necessary to solve the equation mc014-1.jpg?
a.
subtract 5
c.
divide by 3
b.
multiply by 3
d.
add 5
 

 15. 

What is the solution to the equation mc015-1.jpg?
a.
18
c.
mc015-2.jpg
b.
10
d.
mc015-3.jpg
 

 16. 

What is the solution to the equation mc016-1.jpg?
a.
12
c.
mc016-2.jpg
b.
6
d.
mc016-3.jpg
 

 17. 

Solve mc017-1.jpg.
a.
0
c.
5
b.
1
d.
25
 

 18. 

Which value for t makes the equation 4(t + 2) = 24 true?
a.
3
c.
5
b.
4
d.
6
 

 19. 

Christina purchased 12 DVDs. The tax on each DVD was $1; the total cost was $144. What equation models this situation?
a.
mc019-1.jpg
c.
mc019-3.jpg
b.
mc019-2.jpg
d.
mc019-4.jpg
 

 20. 

If a shaded tile represents a negative variable, a white tile represents a positive variable, and the grayed out section of the visual labelled x represents a positive fraction, what is the solution to the equation modelled by this diagram?

mc020-1.jpg
a.
14
c.
6
b.
6
d.
14
 

Completion
Complete each statement.
 
 
Write your answer in the space provided.
 

 21. 

To solve an equation, you need to get the _________________________ by itself on one side of the equation.
 

 

 22. 

The set of (x, y) ordered pairs on a graph is: (3, 0), (4, 1), (5, 2), and (6, 3). The equation that represents this pattern is _________________________.
 

 

 23. 

When solving equations, you can check your solution by _________________________ your answer into the equation.
 

 

 24. 

An operation that “undoes” another operation is called a(n) _________________________ operation.
 

 

 25. 

The value for m needed to balance this scale is _________________________.

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