This is a test of your ability to solve problems using algebra. There are three (3) sample questions.
 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
 Consider the following formula:
y = 3 ( x + 5 ) ( x  2 )
Which of the following formulas is equivalent to this one?
A. y=3x2+9x30
B. y=x2+3xlO
C. y=3x2+3xlO
D. y=3x2+3x30
 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
 Consider the following formula:
a = 1/2 b  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.
 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. 
Y




20 19 18 17 16 15 14 13 12 11 10 


X
