# Wanna Understand Maths Better? Take This Algebra Quiz!

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 1635  Settings  Algebra is one of the broad areas of mathematics, together with number theory, geometry and analysis. In its most general form, algebra is the study of mathematical symbols and the rules for manipulating these symbols; it is a unifying thread of almost all of mathematics. Wanna understand Maths better? Take this Algebra quiz!

• 1.
Which type of graph would best display  the change in the number of student  absences over the school year?
• A.

Circle

• B.

Line

• C.

Bar

• D.

Double-bar

• 2.
How many people were enrolled in  college courses in 1999?
• A.

100

• B.

120

• C.

200

• D.

220

• 3.
In what year was the difference between  men’s and women’s enrollment the  greatest?
• A.

2000

• B.

2001

• C.

2002

• D.

2003

• 4.
If you organized the data in a frequency  table, which could be intervals?
• A.

70–80 and 80–90

• B.

70–79 and 80–84

• C.

70–79 and 80–89

• D.

70–80 and 81–90

• 5.
What is the median?
• A.

72

• B.

80

• C.

82.5

• D.

83.2

• 6.
What is the mean?
• A.

72

• B.

80

• C.

82.5

• D.

83.2

• 7.
For the set {1, 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, } which would NOT be affected if another  value of 10 was included?
• A.

Range

• B.

Mean

• C.

Median

• D.

Mode

• 8.
Look at the box-and-whisker plot below.  Between what values does the middle  half of the data fall?
• A.

12 and 18

• B.

12 and 30

• C.

18 and 26

• D.

22 and 30

• 9.
One type of car gets 70 mi/gal and 4  other cars get 30 mi/gal. Why is this  statement misleading: “The average  mi/gal for these 5 cars is 38”?
• A.

The sample size is too small

• B.

The sample is biased.

• C.

The median is equal to the mode.

• D.

The mean is not a good descriptor for this data.

• 10.
What might someone be incorrectly  influenced to believe in the graph  below?
• A.

Prices have been increasing

• B.

Prices have been decreasing

• C.

Prices tripled between 1999 and 2004.

• D.

Prices decreased between the years 2003 and 2004.

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