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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?

mc001-1.jpg
a.
mc001-2.jpg
b.
mc001-3.jpg
c.
mc001-4.jpg
d.
mc001-5.jpg
 

 2. 

Which statement is true if mc002-1.jpg?
a.
mc002-2.jpg
c.
mc002-4.jpg
b.
mc002-3.jpg
d.
mc002-5.jpg
 

 3. 


What is the simplified form of mc003-1.jpg?
a.
mc003-2.jpg
c.
mc003-4.jpg
b.
mc003-3.jpg
d.
mc003-5.jpg
 

 4. 

What is the simplified form of mc004-1.jpg?
a.
mc004-2.jpg
c.
mc004-4.jpg
b.
mc004-3.jpg
d.
mc004-5.jpg
 

 5. 

Laurene simplified the expression mc005-1.jpg to mc005-2.jpg. 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 2mc006-1.jpg = mc006-2.jpg and 3mc006-3.jpg = mc006-4.jpg, then which is true?
a.
4mc006-5.jpg + 9mc006-6.jpg = 2mc006-7.jpg + 3mc006-8.jpg
b.
4mc006-9.jpg + 9mc006-10.jpg = 2mc006-11.jpg + 2mc006-12.jpg
c.
4mc006-13.jpg + 9mc006-14.jpg = mc006-15.jpg + 3mc006-16.jpg
d.
4mc006-17.jpg + 9mc006-18.jpg = 2(mc006-19.jpg + mc006-20.jpg)
 

 7. 

What is the simplified form of mc007-1.jpg?
a.
mc007-2.jpg
c.
mc007-4.jpg
b.
mc007-3.jpg
d.
mc007-5.jpg
 
 
For the following questions, use this step-by-step solution of the equation 8x + 2 = -6.

nar001-1.jpg
 

 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 mc010-1.jpg and mc010-2.jpg, then mc010-3.jpg.
a.
Symmetric Property of Equality
b.
Transitive Property of Equality
c.
Associative Property of Equality
d.
Distributive Property
 



 
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