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Name _____________________                                        Date:_____________________

Solve the following problems


1. What is the product of -4 and +6? ____________


2. Add: -5 + 7 ____________


3. What is the quotient of 56 and -2? _____________


4. Subtract: -7 − -2 ______________


5. Multiply -6 and -8 ___________


6. Which set of integers is arranged from greatest to least? ___________


A. -5, -2, -1, 2      B. -2, -5, -1, 2      C. 2, -1, -2, -5     D. 2, -5, -2, -1     




7. What is the value of 8x - 6 when x is equal to -1? _____________


8. What is the value of 5a + 2b when a = 2 and b = 6? _____________


9. What is the value of b2 − 5 when b = 5? _______________


10. What is the value of (a2 + x)/y when a = 4, x = 6 and y = 2? _______________


11. Choose the right expression or equation that best represents the mathematical statement: ___________

Twice a number plus 6 is twelve.

A. 1/2 x + 6 = 12      B. 2x − 6 = 12     C. 2x + 6 = 12     D. 3x + 6 = 12     


12. The product of three times a number and 9 ___________


A. 27x      B. 9x     C. 3x + 9     D. 39x     


13. Solve for x: 2x − 5 = 11 ______________


14. Solve for x: 2x − -5 = 15


15. Solve for x: (-3/2)x − -4 = 13


A. 6      B. -6      C. 3     D. -3     


16. My mother's age is three times my age. The sum of our ages is 40. How old am I? How old is my mom? (Hint: Let x be your age)


17. Which inequality represents the graph below:


Graph of x >= -1
A. x ≤ 3      B. x < 4      C. x ≤ -1      D. x ≥ -1     


18. Which inequality represents the graph below:


Graph of x < 4
A. x ≤ 4      B. x < 1      C. x < 4      D. x > 2     


19. Which inequality represents the graph below:


Graph of x < 0 and x >= -5
A. -5 ≤ x ≤ 0      B. -5 < x < 0      C. -5 < x ≤ 0      D. -5 ≤ x < 0     


20. Solve and graph the following inequality: 2x + 5 > 12


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