Mathematics 141 Practice quiz 1 (submit over the internet by 1 February 2000) This quiz will not affect your course grade Click on the appropriate answer for each question. When you are sure of your answers, send them to your Professor: see bottom of test Enter your name above Enter preferred email address above Enter student I.D. above
 [1] Evaluate: -5(32 - 2) - 2(2 - 23) (a) -55 (b) -12 (c) -23 (d) -35 (e) -75 (f) none of the above

 [2] Which of the following illustrates the distributive property? (a) 2(x + y) = 2x + 2y (b) (xy + 1)(x - 1) = (yx + 1)(x - 1) (c) a(bc) = (ab)c (d) x.1 = x (e) x + 0 = x

 [3] Half of Bob's monthly paycheck is spent on rent and his food costs \$200 per month; after Bob pays for rent and food, only 20% of his paycheck remains. Which of the following is Bob's monthly paycheck? (a) 800 (b) 900 (c) 950 (d) 1000 (e) none of the above
 [4] Find the solution set of the equation: 2x - (3 - 4x) = 9 (a) {3} (b) {2} (c) {-6} (d) {-3} (e) none of the above
 [5] If x = 2 and y = -3, which of the following is the value of 2x - y - 5x - 4 (a) 0 (b) (-½) (c) 3 (d) 24/7 (e) undefined
 [6] Starting with " 4x < -8 ", what results when both sides are multiplied by (-¼) ? (a) -x > -2 (b) -x < -2 (c) -x > 2 (d) -x < 2 (e) none of the above
 [7] Which of the following is equal to 2 142 -7 (a) 2 -21 (b) 2 7 (c) 2 -7 (d) 2 21 (e) 2 -2
 [8] Which of the compound inequalities below has the graph below: (a) -3 > x > 3 (b) x < -3 or x > 3 (c) x > -3 or x < 3 (d) x > -3 and x < 3 (e) x < 3 and -3
[9]
 Enter the value or values of x which solves the equation: | x - 2 | = 1
[10]
For the problem in the box below, enter the requested information:
 As Amanda walks the 5 kilometers from home to school, she passes the pharmacy. The pharmacy is a kilometer closer to Amanda's home than to her school. What is the distance between Amanda's home and the pharmacy?
Using English only, enter a definition for a variable "x":
Let x =
Write an equation in variable "x" which translates the boxed problem above:
Enter (in the answer box, right) the distance between Amanda's home and the pharmacy:

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