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 Name:    Alg. II SOL AII.16

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

1.

If , then what is ?
 a. c. b. d.

2.

Which sequence is geometric?
 a. 5, 10, 15, 20, ... c. 1, 2, 4, 7, ... b. 1, –2, 4, –8, ... d. 4, 2, 0, –2, ...

3.

What is the value of ?
 a. 15 c. 27 b. 18 d. 45

4.

Which represents the series 4.5 + 5.0 + 5.5 + ... + 10.0?
 a. c. b. d.

5.

What are the first 5 terms of the sequence ?
 a. c. 12, –36, 108, –324, 972 b. d.

6.

Which represents the sum of the first 50 odd positive integers?
 a. c. b. d.

7.

A high school auditorium has 15 seats in the first row, and each row after the first one has 2 more seats then the row directly in front of it. What is the total number of seats in the 20 rows of this auditorium?
 a. 627 seats c. 735 seats b. 680 seats d. 1,360 seats

8.

Christina works part-time as a cashier at a store in Lynchburg. She started her job on October 1, 2003, at a starting wage of \$6.50 an hour, and she receives a raise of 25 cents an hour every 3 months. If she continues at this job, what will be her hourly rate on August 15, 2005?
 a. \$7.75 c. \$8.25 b. \$8.00 d. \$8.50

9.

Marcus rents an apartment in Lexington, near the Washington and Lee University campus. His rent for the first year was \$650 a month. At the beginning of each subsequent year, his rent was increased by 5%. Which is closest to his monthly rent during his fifth year there?
 a. \$752 c. \$790 b. \$780 d. \$830