# Pre-algebra Workshop

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Welcome to the Pre-Algebra Workshop! If you have any difficulty with these problems, use the links at the end of each question. The first link is the problem worked out step by step. Please take your time and use these links to your advantage. Remember, this could save you time and money. It would be a good goal for you to be able to solve every problem on this test before taking the OCCC placement test.

• 1.
Solve for x:
• A.

32/3

• B.

2/27

• C.

27/2

• D.

3/32

• 2.
Find the sale price of a \$64 sweater that is 40% off.
• A.

\$25.60

• B.

\$16

• C.

\$62.50

• D.

\$38.40

• 3.
Jane finds five cool rocks on the beach every 3 hours she looks. About how many rocks would she find if she walked a total of 28 hours?
• A.

140

• B.

84

• C.

47

• D.

9

• 4.
=?
• A.

6

• B.

6/7

• C.

7/6

• D.

1/6

• 5.
• A.

4/3

• B.

1/3

• C.

4/27

• D.

3

• 6.
• A.
• B.
• C.
• D.
• 7.
• A.
• B.
• C.
• D.
• 8.
• A.

-68

• B.

-228

• C.

192

• D.

144

• 9.
• A.

0

• B.

6

• C.

-6

• D.

-12

• 10.
Write 60% as a fraction (lowest terms) and a decimal.
• A.

3/5 , .6

• B.

2/3 ,

• C.

3/4 , .75

• D.

3/5 , .35

• 11.
Solve for x.    -6x <18
• A.

X

• B.

X>3

• C.

X

• D.

X>-3

• 12.
Given two points on a line, find the slope and indicate whether the line rises, falls, is horizontal, or is vertical. (-3,4) and (-5,-2)
• A.

3

• B.

-3

• C.

1/3

• D.

-1/3