Name:    Chapter P Pre Test

1.

Plot the two real numbers on the real number line. Then place the appropriate inequality symbol (< or >) between them.

 a. b. c. d. e.

2.

Give a verbal description of the subset of real numbers represented by the following inequality and sketch the subset on the real number line.

 a. denotes the set of all real numbers less than or equal to . b. denotes the set of all real numbers greater than or equal to . c. denotes the set of all real numbers less than or equal to . d. denotes the set of all real numbers greater than . e. denotes the set of all real numbers less than or equal to .

3.

Find the distance between and .

 a. b. c. d. e.

4.

Evaluate the expression for the given value of x.

,
 a. 50 b. –250 c. –10 d. 250 e. –50

5.

Write the exponential expression below in simplest form.
 a. b. c. d. e.

6.

Which of the following expressions is a binomial of degree 6?
 I: II: III: IV: V:
 a. I b. III c. V d. II e. IV

7.

Perform the operation and write the result in standard form.

 a. b. c. d. e.

8.

Perform the following operation.

Subtract from
 a. b. c. d. e.

9.

Find the product. (The expression is not a polynomial, but the formula can still be used.)

 a. b. c. d. e.

10.

Find the indicated product and express the result in simplest form.
 a. b. c. d. e.

11.

Factor out the trinomial.

 a. b. c. d. e.

12.

Completely factor the expression.

 a. b. c. d. e.

13.

Which of the following “geometric factoring models”represents the factoring formula?

 a. b. c. d. e.

14.

Which of the following “geometric factoring models”represents the factoring formula?

 a. b. c. d. e.

15.

Perform the addition or subtraction and simplify.

 a. b. c. d. e.

16.

The formula that approximates the annual interest rate of a monthly installment loan is given by:

where N is the total number of payments, M is the monthly payment, and P is the amount financed. Approximate the annual interest rate for a  four-year car loan of \$20,000 that has monthly  payments of \$600. (Round your answer to two decimal places.)
 a. b. c. d. e.

17.

Approximate the coordinates of the points.

 a. b. c. d. e.

18.

Plot the points in the Cartesian plane.

 a. d. b. e. c.

19.

Plot the following points and find the distance between the points.

 a. Distance: d. Distance: b. Distance: e. Distance: c. Distance:

20.

Original coordinates of vertices:

Shift: eight units downward, five units to the left
 a. b. c. d. e.