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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. It includes everything from elementary equation solving to the study of abstractions such as groups, rings, and fields.
If you think you algebra and its properties well, take this quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Name the property illustrated by (3c · 6) 2 = 3c (6 · 2).

    • A.

      Commutative property of multiplication

    • B.

      Associative property of addition

    • C.

      Associative property of addition

    • D.

      Associative property of multiplication

    Correct Answer
    D. Associative property of multiplication
    Explanation
    See page 13, Example 2b.

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  • 2. 

    Identify the multiplicative inverse of 2.5.

    • A.

      .4

    • B.

      .25

    • C.

      5.2

    • D.

      .5

    Correct Answer
    A. .4
    Explanation
    The multiplicative inverse of a number is the reciprocal of that number. In this case, the reciprocal of 2.5 is 1/2.5, which simplifies to 0.4. Therefore, the correct answer is 0.4.

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  • 3. 

    Name the property illustrated by the equation 5 ·? (-2 – 7) = 5 ·? -2 – 5 ·? 7

    • A.

      Inverse Property

    • B.

      Distributive Property

    • C.

      Commutative Property

    • D.

      Associative Property

    Correct Answer
    B. Distributive Property
    Explanation
    See page 13, Example 2

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  • 4. 

    Name the property illustrated by the statement below. If 5n = 15, then 15 = 5n.

    • A.

      Name the property illustrated by the statement below. If 5n = 15, then 15 = 5n.

    • B.

      Symmetric property of equality

    • C.

      Transitive property of equality

    • D.

      substitution property of equality

    Correct Answer
    B. Symmetric property of equality
    Explanation
    See page 21, Example 3b.

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  • 5. 

    Name the property of equality illustrated by the following statement. If n – 3 = 5 + 4, then n – 3 = 9.

    • A.

      Symmetric

    • B.

      Substitution

    • C.

      Reflexive

    • D.

      Transitive

    Correct Answer
    B. Substitution
    Explanation
    See page 21, Example 3.

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