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