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


1.

If
, then what is ?


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 ?


4.

Which
represents the series 4.5 + 5.0 + 5.5 + ... + 10.0?


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?


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 parttime 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?
