# Midterm Exam - MAT 214

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• 1.
Kerry just bought a new Apple iPod Nano for \$129.  On the same day, she bought several albums from iTunes for \$11.99 each.  If she spent \$224.92 total, how many albums did she buy?
• A.

19

• B.

11

• C.

8

• D.

2

• 2.
A state park in Colorado has a perimeter of 92 miles.  The park is in the shape of a rectangle.  The length of the park is 30 miles less than triple the width of the park.  Find the length and width of the park.
• A.

L = 61.5, w = 30.5

• B.

L = 30.5, w = 61.5

• C.

L = 19, w = 27

• D.

L = 27, w = 19

• 3.
The cost of living last year went up 3%.  Fortunately, Alice Swanson got a 3% raise in her salary from last year.  Last year she earned \$22,660.  How much did she make this year?
• A.

\$23339.80

• B.

\$29456

• C.

\$679.80

• D.

\$21980.20

• 4.
Reduce the fraction:
• A.

2/3

• B.

6/9

• C.

4/6

• D.

4/9

• 5.
Change mixed number into an improper fraction:
• A.

11/3

• B.

11/4

• C.

5/4

• D.

10/4

• 6.
What is 12% of 45?
• A.

39.6

• B.

540

• C.

5.4

• D.

54

• 7.
Simplify using the Order of Operations:
• A.

17.33

• B.

20

• C.

192

• D.

28

• 8.
Car Payments Muriel will pay the Volkswagen dealer a total of \$14,136 to be paid in 60 equal monthly installments.  What is her monthly bill?
• A.

\$235.60

• B.

\$2827.20

• C.

\$234.06

• D.

\$1178

• 9.
Solve for x:
• A.

3

• B.

-3

• C.

-41

• D.

41

• 10.
Solve for x:
• A.

9.2

• B.

150

• C.

6

• D.

-0.4

• 11.
Solve for x:
• A.

-5.53

• B.

-9

• C.

16.2

• D.

-3

• 12.
Solve for x:
• A.

-1/8

• B.

1/4

• C.

1

• D.

-11/8

• 13.
Solve for x:
• A.

X > 12

• B.

X < 12

• C.

X < 3

• D.

X > 3

• 14.
Write as a decimal.
• A.

3.75

• B.

0.37

• C.

0.375

• D.

0.35

• 15.
Mr. and Mrs. Carr are installing wall-to-wall carpeting in a room that measures  ft by  ft.  How much will it cost if the carpet is \$26.00 per square yard? Round to the nearest dollar.
• A.

\$3141

• B.

\$2990

• C.

\$2816

• D.

\$3142

• 16.
Evaluate .
• A.

37

• B.

-17

• C.

-71

• D.

-37

• 17.
Combine the like terms
• A.

8x - y + 13xy + 9

• B.

8x + y - 13xy + 9

• C.

8x - y - 13xy + 9

• D.

8x -7y - 3xy + 9

• 18.
The number -2 is what type of number?  Check all that apply.
• A.

Real

• B.

Rational

• C.

Irrational

• D.

Integer

• E.

Whole

• F.

Natural

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