# Free GED Math Practice Test

**1. If Mark purchased x t-shirts at $6 apiece, and y sweaters at $20 apiece, which expression represents the total value of the purchases? **

A: 6x – 20y

B: 6x + 20y

C: 20x – 3y

D: 20x + 3y

**2. Solve: 4 – (-5 +8) = **

A: 15

B: 10

C: 1

D: 3

**3. Matt scored 8 more points than Ted in the basketball game, and their scores together made up a quarter of the team’s total scoring, which was 112. Which equation represents this scenario?**

A: 4(8 + x) = 112

B: 4(2x + 8) = 112

C: 112/4 = 8 + x

D: x = 112/(4 x 8)

**4. Simplify: 8x + 19x – 6y – (-y) **

A: 27x -5y

B: 27x – 7y

C: 11x -5y

D: 11x + 7y

**5. Simplify: -3(x + 2×2 + 3x)**

A: 12x – 6×2

B: -3x + 2×2 – 6x

C: -18×2

D: -12x – 6×2

**6. If Janet buys 6 dresses at 15% off the normal price x, which expression represents how much she has saved?**

A: 15(6x)

B: .15 (6x)

C: 1.5(6x)

D: .159x(6)

**7. Simplify: 7×3 + 5y2 – 4y2 + 2x **

A: 9×4 +1

B: 9×4 + y4

C: 9×2 + y2

D: 7×3 + y2 +2x

**8. Solve: (3x + 9)/2 = 9**

A: 3

B: 4

C: 2

D: 10

**9. What is the value of 20x – 3y2 if x = 2 and y = 3?**

A: 45

B: 48

C: 15

D: 13

**10. Simplify: 4(x + x2 + 3×2 – 6x)**

A: -20x + 16×2

B: 24x +16×2

C: 20x + 16×2

D: -4×2

## Answer Key

**1. B.** Add the respective products of the number of items bought and the cost.

**2. C.** Solve the equation by focusing first on the parentheses.

**3. B.** The variable represents the number of points scored by Ted.

**4. A.** Remember that two negative symbols make a positive.

**5. D.** Remember that unlike exponents cannot be combined.

**6. B.** The decimal .15 is the same as 15%, and x represents the normal price.

**7. D.** Remember that unlike exponents cannot be combined.

**8. A.** Multiply 9 by 2, then subtract 9, then divide by 3.

**9. D.** Remember your order of operations: exponents, then multiplication, then subtraction.

**10. A.** Remember that unlike exponents cannot be combined.

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