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

 1.  Estimate the solution to the equation 26 = 5x.

 2.  Select the best estimate to the equation 2x + 3.1 = 7.4.

 3.  Solve
the equation 12 = m + 7.

 4.  Solve
the equation 4n + 3 = 12.6.

 5.  Solve
the equation 17t  8.5 = 44.2.

 6.  Write
an equation for the following situation.
When a number is tripled, and 12 is subtracted the result is
33.
a.  2x 12 =
33  b.  3x + 12 =
33  c.  3x  12 =
33   

 7.  Solve
the equation from Question 6.

 8.  The
perimeter of an equilateral triangle is 45 cm.
Write an
equation, and solve it, to determine the length of one side of the triangle.

 9.  The
grad committee has raised $1420 over the school year in fundraising activities. They are
planning on using the money to pay for the grad dinner and dance. The music man costs $250 for
the evening. The cost of the dinner is $15/person.
Write an equation to represent the problem, where n represents
the number of people who attend.
a.  n + 250 = 1420  b.  15n =
1420  c.  15n + 250 =
1420   

 10.  Solve
the equation from Question 9 to determine the number of people that the grad committee can allow to
attend the dinner and dance.
