1. Consider the following formula:
A = B + 3(4  C)
If B equals 5 and C equals 2, what is the value of A?
A) 7
B) 11
C) 12
D) 17

2. Consider the following formula:
y = 3(x + 5) (x  2)
Which of the following formulas is equivalent to this one?
A) y = 3x^{2} + 9x 30
B) y = x^{2} + 3x  10
C) y = 3x^{2} + 3x 10
D) y = 3x^{2} + 3x  30

3. Consider the following pattern of numbers:
110, 112 , 107, 109, 104
What is the next number in the pattern?
A) 97
B) 99
C) 106
D) 109

4. Consider the following formula:
a = 1/2b  4
Which of the following statements is true for this formula?
A) When the value of b is less than 8, a is negative.
B) When the value of b is greater than 8, a is negative.
C) When the value of b is less than 8, a is positive.
D) When the value of b is greater than 4, a is positive.

5. Consider the following table:
X 
Y 
0 
5 
1 
4 
2 
3 
3 
2 
4 
1 
5 
0 
6 
1 
Which of the following choices represents the same relationship as demonstrated in this table?
A)
X 
Y 
10 
40 
20 
30 
30 
20 
40 
10 
B) Y = X/2  5
C) Y is equivalent to the difference between the value of X and a constant C, where C equals 5.
D)
