Name:    Algebra 1 SOL A.3

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

1.

The figure shows a balanced scale. Which other scale would balance?

 a. b. c. d.

2.

Which statement is true if ?
 a. c. b. d.

3.

What is the simplified form of ?
 a. c. b. d.

4.

What is the simplified form of ?
 a. c. b. d.

5.

Laurene simplified the expression to . Which property did she use?
 a. Additive Inverse Property b. Distributive Property of Multiplication over Addition c. Commutative Property of Addition d. Associative Property of Addition

6.

If 2 = and 3 = , then which is true?
 a. 4 + 9 = 2 + 3 b. 4 + 9 = 2 + 2 c. 4 + 9 = + 3 d. 4 + 9 = 2( + )

7.

What is the simplified form of ?
 a. c. b. d.

For the following questions, use this step-by-step solution of the equation 8x + 2 = -6.

8.

What property justifies step (1) in this solution?
 a. Identity Property of Addition b. Identity Property of Multiplication c. Addition Property of Equality d. Multiplication Property of Equality

9.

What property justifies step (2) in this solution?
 a. Identity Property of Addition b. Identity Property of Multiplication c. Addition Property of Equality d. Multiplication Property of Equality

10.

Of which property is this an example?
If and , then .
 a. Symmetric Property of Equality b. Transitive Property of Equality c. Associative Property of Equality d. Distributive Property