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**1. 726 + 349 + 563 =**

A. 1538

B. 1638

C. 1728

D. 1598

**2. 8675 – 5478 = **

A. 3298

B. 3197

C. 3196

D. 3207

**3. ¾ – 2/3 =**

A. 1/12

B. 1/8

C. 1

D. 3/12

**4. Convert 40% to the simplest possible fraction.**

A. 3/4

B. 2/4

C. 1/3

D. 2/5

**5. Convert 2/9 to a decimal (round off to the nearest hundredth).**

A. .20

B. .22

C. .23

D. .24

**6. Convert 1.6 to an improper fraction.**

A. 1 3/5

B. 8/5

C. 160%

D. 12/5

**7. (10 – 6)3 =**

A. -26

B. 16

C. 64

D. 12

**8. (x + 1)(x – 4) =**

A. x2 – 5x + 7

B. x2 – 3x – 4

C. x2 – 4x + 4

D. x2 – 5x + 8

**9. 4x + 5y – 2x – 7y =**

A. 2x + 12y

B. 2x – 2y

C. xy2

D. 2×2 – 2y2

**10. If x = 6, then 2(x – 4)2 =**

A. 6

B. 4

C. 2

D. 8

## Answer Key

**1. B.** It may be easier to complete this problem by arranging it vertically.

**2. B.** It may be easier to complete this problem by arranging it vertically.

**3. A.** Find the lowest common denominator for these fractions (12).

**4. D.** Start with the fraction 40/100, and then divide by 20.

**5. B.** Divide the numerator by the denominator, and round off to the nearest hundredth.

**6. B.** Start with the fraction 160/100, and then simplify by dividing numerator and denominator by 20.

**7. C.** Subtract first, and then calculate the exponent.

**8. B.** Multiply the two terms according to FOIL: first, outer, inner, last.

**9. B.** Remember that the terms with unlike variables cannot be combined.

**10. D.** Substitute the value given for x, and then remember the order of operations: parentheses, then exponent, then multiplication.

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