Solving Equations

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Solving Equations

This quiz is designed for Algbra One students. The topics covered are: simplifying expressions, like terms, solving one step equations through multi-step equations, and word problems.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The expression   2x + 4 + x    is completly simplified.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The expression    x + xy + y + 4    is completley simplified.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The exression   5x +1 -1x  can be simplified to: 
    • A. 

      5x

    • B. 

      5x + x

    • C. 

      4x + 1

    • D. 

      4x

  • 4. 
    The expression   3(3 + 8x) + 9 can be simplified to:
    • A. 

      18 + 8x

    • B. 

      18 + 24x

    • C. 

      36 + 24x

  • 5. 
    3x and -7x are like terms
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    8y and 8y^2 are like terms
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    3xy and 10yx are like terms
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Define like terms.  Provide an example of like terms and an example of unlike terms.
  • 9. 
    Solve for x:-5x = 35
  • 10. 
    Solve for x:x - 11 = -8
  • 11. 
    Solve for x:5 - x = 17
  • 12. 
    Solve for x:x/2 + 4 = -1
  • 13. 
    Solve for x:2(x+4) = 50
  • 14. 
    Solve for x:2x - (7 - x) = 17
  • 15. 
    Solve for x:3x + 1 + 5x = 5
  • 16. 
    Solve for x:2x + 3 - x = 4x
  • 17. 
    Write an equation for the situation, then solve.  Show all your work.5 more then 3 times a number is 17.  What is the number?
  • 18. 
    Write an equation for the situation, then solve.  Show all your work.Tom's father is 4 times his age.  If Tom's father is 56, how old is Tom?