Intermediate Algebra Chapter 1

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Intermediate Algebra Chapter 1

Fractions Exponents, Order of Operations Inequality Variables Expressions, and Equations Real Numbers and the Number Line Adding and Subtracting Real Numbers Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers Properties of Real Numbers Simplifying Expressions


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Write in lowest terms:
  • 2. 
    Add 
  • 3. 
    Divide
  • 4. 
    Decide whether 4[-20+7(-1)] 135
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Graph the group of numbers -1, -3,1-41,1-11 on a number line.
  • 6. 
    To which of the following sets does   belong: natural numbers, whole numbers, mtegers, rational numbers, irrational numbers, real numbers?
  • 7. 
    -2-(5-17)+(-6)
  • 8. 
  • 9. 
    -6-[-7+(2-3)]
  • 10. 
  • 11. 
  • 12. 
    -7 -(6+2) / -5 - (-4)
  • 13. 
    30(-1-2) / -9[3-(-2)]-12(-2)
  • 14. 
    Find the solution of each equation from the set { - 6, -4, -2,0,2,4, 6} by guessing or by trial and error. -x + 3 = -3
  • 15. 
    Find the solution of each equation from the set { -6, -4, - 2,0,2,4, 6} by guessing or by trial and error. -3x = -12
  • 16. 
    Evaluate each expression, given x = -2 and y = 4.
  • 17. 
    5x + 7y / 3(x + y)
  • 18. 
    The highest elevation in Argentina is Mt. Aconcagua, which is 6960 m above sea level. The lowest point in Argentina is the Valdes Peninsula, 40 m below sea level. Find the difference between the highest and lowest elevations.
  • 19. 
    For a certain system of rating relief pitchers, 3 points are awarded for a save, 3 points are awarded for a win, 2 points are subtracted for a loss, and 2 points are subtracted for a blown save. If Mariano Rivera of the New York Yankees has 4 saves, 3 wins, 2 losses, and 1 blown save, how many points does he have?
  • 20. 
    (5 + 2) + 8 = 8 + (5 + 2)
    • A. 

      Commutative property

    • B. 

      Associative property

    • C. 

      Inverse property

    • D. 

      Identity property

    • E. 

      Distributive property

  • 21. 
    -5 + (3 + 2) = (-5 + 3) + 2
    • A. 

      Commutative property

    • B. 

      Identity property

    • C. 

      Distributive property

    • D. 

      Associative property

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      Distributive property

    • B. 

      Inverse property

    • C. 

      Commutative property

    • D. 

      Inverse property

  • 23. 
    3x + 0 = 3x
    • A. 

      Commutative property

    • B. 

      Identity property

    • C. 

      Inverse property

    • D. 

      Distributive property

  • 24. 
    -3(x + y) = -3x + (-3y)
    • A. 

      Inverse property

    • B. 

      Associative property

    • C. 

      Identity property

    • D. 

      Distributive property

  • 25. 
  • 26. 
    Simplify by combining like terms. 8x + 4x - 6x + x + 14x
  • 27. 
    Simplify by combining like terms. 5(2x -1) - (x-12) + 2(3x - 5)