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?


2.

Which statement is true if ?


3.

What is the simplified form of ?


4.

What is the simplified form of ?


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?


7.

What is the simplified form of ?



For the following questions, use this stepbystep 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 
