Name:    RC1: Expressions and Operations - Algebra 1 SOL Simulation 2012

(Questions courtesy of Chesterfield County Public Schools)

Multiple Choice

Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

1.

Which of the following algebraic expressions could represent
thirty less than one-half the value of x?
 a. b. c. d.

2.

 a. b. c. d.

3.

When completely factored,  equals –
 a. 2x(x – 16) b. 2(x – 4)(x – 4) c. 2(x + 4)(x – 4) d. (x – 16)(x + 2)

4.

Simplify:
 a. -9 b. -1 c. 7 d. 52

5.

If the dimensions of a rectangular playground can be       represented as (3x + 16) and (2x + 3), then what is the area of       the playground?
 a. b. c. d.

6.

What is the simplified form of ?
 a. b. c. d.

7.

The path of a model rocket can be represented by the equation       , where h(t) is the height, in feet, of the       rocket at any given time, t.  What is the height of the model       rocket after 3 seconds from launch?
 a. 70 ft b. 58 ft c. 55 ft d. 52 ft

8.

What is the simplified form of ?
 a. b. c. d.

9.

The area of a rectangular piece of carpet is represented by the       expression If the width of the carpet is ,       which of the following could represent the length of the carpet?
 a. b. c. d.

10.

Which of the following could represent one of the factors of the       expression ?
 a. b. c. d.

11.

What is the value of if x = 2, y = 343, and z = 3?
 a. 2 b. c. -2 d.

12.

Written in simplest radical form, is equal to -
 a. b. c. d.