Assessment: 11-Point Assessment #1 (of 6)    due: 9/5/2017

Do not lose this assessment. Do all your math on your own paper. Do not write on this assessment.

0) Expressions are _______.  [word that starts with e]
       
1) Equations that contain a variable are _______.    [word that starts with s]

2) Terms are separated by the ____ and ____ arithmetic operators.

3) When we have a constant times a variable, the constant is 
   called a _______________.  [word that starts with c]

4) Laptops are being sold for 37% off. Let P represent the original price 
   of a laptop. Write an algebraic expression to represent its sale price.
       a) -37P       b) 1.37P      c) 0.63P       d) 63P

5) Solve for x:  2x + 4 = 34 - 8x      [show your math]

6) For 11 months of the year Truman is 30 years older than Gerald. Let
   G represent Gerald's age in years. Write an algebraic expression to
   represent Truman's age.
       a) G - 30     b) 30 - G     c) G + 30      d) 30G

7) Write an algebraic expression that summarizes the following steps.
      Step 1: Add 5 to the variable x
      Step 2: Divide by 2

       a) 5 + x / 2    b) (5 + x) / 2    c) x + 5 / 2     d) (2/5)x

8) Evaluate:  91 / 0

9) Evaluate:  b^4  when  b = -3

The remaining exercises use expression A:  5x + 2y - 3z + 8

a) Expression A contains how many terms?

b) The coefficient of the first term of expression A is what?

c) The coefficient of the third term of expression A is what?

d) Expression A evaluates to  _____  when x = -1, y = 4, z = -2.

e) No or Yes:  Expression A contains "like" terms?

f) Identify the constant term in expression A.

g) The first term of expression A has how many factors?