Algebraic Expressions/Elapsed Time

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  • 1. 
    If Mary(M) is 5 years older than Tim (T), which expression represents Tim's age?
    • A. 

      T = m - 5

    • B. 

      T= m+5

    • C. 

      T - m x 5

    • D. 

      T = 5

  • 2. 
    If Mary(M) is 10 years older than Tim (T), which expression represents Mary's age?
    • A. 

      M = T -10

    • B. 

      M= T + 10

    • C. 

      M = T x 10

    • D. 

      M = 10

  • 3. 
    If Mary(M) is three times as old as Tim (T), which expression represents Mary's age?
    • A. 

      M = T +3

    • B. 

      M = 3

    • C. 

      M = T - 3

    • D. 

      M = 3T

  • 4. 
    If Mary(M) is one year more than twice Tim's age (T), which expression represents Mary's age?
    • A. 

      M = 2T -1

    • B. 

      M = 2T

    • C. 

      M= 2T +1

    • D. 

      M = 2 + 1 + T

  • 5. 
    If a movie started at 8:50 PM and ended at 10:35 PM, How much time had elapsed?
    • A. 

      2 hours 15 minutes

    • B. 

      2 hours 45 minutes

    • C. 

      1 hour 35 minutes

    • D. 

      1 hour 45 minutes

  • 6. 
    If a movie started at 6:15 PM and ended at 8:35 PM, How much time had elapsed?
    • A. 

      2 hours 25 minutes

    • B. 

      2 hours 20 minutes

    • C. 

      2 hours 30 minutes

    • D. 

      2 hours 15 minutes

  • 7. 
    Josh left his house at 9:00 AM.  It took him 5 minutes to walk to his friend's house. He then spent 45 minutes playing football with his friend.  Next he went inside and played video games for  40 minutes.  After that he spent 10 minutes walking home.  What time was it when he got home?
    • A. 

      10:30 AM

    • B. 

      10:45 AM

    • C. 

      10: 55 AM

    • D. 

      10:40 AM

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      6:00 PM

    • B. 

      5:50 PM

    • C. 

      5:55 PM

    • D. 

      6:05 PM

  • 9. 
    When solving equations it important to plug your answer into the equation to make sure that it gives the correct answer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    It is helpful to draw a clock face when solving elapsed time questions.  Also it is important to always remember that there are 100 minutes in an hour.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    If  n + 5  -12 =  20     What is the value of n?
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      27

    • C. 

      37

    • D. 

      13

  • 12. 
    If  3n  + 4 =  19       What is the value of n?
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      23

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      6

  • 13. 
    What comes next in this pattern?5,     10,     16,     23,      31,      40,   ______      _______
    • A. 

      50, 61

    • B. 

      50, 60

    • C. 

      49, 59

    • D. 

      49, 58

  • 14. 
    What comes next in this pattern?31,     25,     19,     13,    ______     ______
    • A. 

      8, 2

    • B. 

      7, 2

    • C. 

      6, 0

    • D. 

      7, 1

  • 15. 
    What comes next in this pattern?75,     67,      59 ,       51,      ______     _______
    • A. 

      59, 65

    • B. 

      43, 36

    • C. 

      43, 35

    • D. 

      45, 38