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Contemporary's GED Mathematics

Advanced Topics in Algebra and Geometry

# Chapter Review Quiz

## Directions:

Choose the best answer to each problem. Use any formulas that you need on page 439 in Contemporary’s GED Mathematics. Refer to pages 323–353 if you need additional help. You may also use a calculator. When you have finished the quiz, click on Submit Answers to receive feedback and results. You may also choose to e-mail your results to your instructor.

 1 Which of the following describes the position of the point (-6, 2) on the rectangular coordinate plane? A) Six units right of the vertical axis and two units above the horizontal axis. B) Six units left of the vertical axis and two units below the horizontal axis. C) Six units left of the vertical axis and two units above the horizontal axis. D) Two units left of the vertical axis and six units below the horizontal axis. E) Two units right of the vertical axis and six units above the horizontal axis. 2 What is the distance between points (-3, 5) and (4, 5) on the rectangular coordinate grid? A) 6 B) 7 C) 8 D) 9 E) 10 3 Look at the following illustration. (10.0K) What is the straight-line distance between points A and C? A) 6.1 B) 7.5 C) 8.9 D) 10.3 E) 12.1 4 Which of the following points is NOT a solution to the linear equation y = 2x – 1? A) (-1, -3) B) (3, 6) C) (4, 7) D) (5, 9) E) (6, 11) 5 Calculate the slope of a line that passes through the points (-3, 6) and (2, 1) on the coordinate plane. A) 1/2 B) -1/2 C) -2/3 D) 1 E) -1 6 What are the coordinates of the y-intercept of the equation y = x/3 + 7? A) (0, 7) B) (7, 0) C) (3, 7) D) (7, 3) E) (3, 0) 7 A rectangle has a length of 3x + 5 and a width of 2x. Which of the following represents the area of the rectangle? A) 5x + 5 B) 5x2 + 25 C) 6x2 + 10x D) 10x + 10 E) 10x2 + 6x 8 Which of the following represents the factored form of the expression 12m – 28? A) 12(m – 2) B) m(12 –28) C) 2(6m – 7) D) 4(3m – 7) E) 12m(1 – 14) 9 Each leg of a right triangle measures 10. Which of the following represents the length of the hypotenuse of the triangle? A) 50√2 B) 10√2 C) 2√10 D) 20 E) 10 10 Which of the following pairs of values are solutions to x2 + 2x – 3 = 0? A) x = 3 and x = 1 B) x = -2 and x = 1 C) x = 2 and x = 1 D) x = -3 and x = 1 E) x = -3 and x = -1