Simplifying Algebraic Expressions Quiz 1
 1. Which expression is not equivalent to the other three?A) 2n-3+4n-5B) -8-4n+10nC) 2(3n-4)D) 6(n-5)2. Jake says the expressions 3(x+2) and 3x+2 are equivalent. Marie says they are not. Who is correct?A) Jake,because they are both equal to 3x+2B) Marie, because the first expression is equal to 3x+5C) Marie, because the first expression is equal to 3x+63. Use the distributive property to rewrite the expression in simplest form:3(x+5)A) 3x+15B) 3x+8C) 3x+35D) 3x+54. Use the distributive property to rewrite the expression in simplest form:-4(m-7n)A) -4m-28nB) -4m+28nC) -4m+7nD) -4m-7n5. Use the distributive property to rewrite the expression in simplest form:6(3a+4b+2c)A) 18a+24b+12cB) 18a+10b+12cC) 18a+24b+2cD) 9a+10b+8c6. Use the distributive property to rewrite the expression in simplest form:-2(3p+7r-9)A) -6p+14r+18B) -6p-7r-18C) -6p-14r-18D) -6p-14r+187. How many terms are in the following expression?2x+4-5y-6A) 4B) 6C) 9D) 58. What are the Constants in the following expression?2x+4-5y-6A) 2 and 5B) 4 and 6C) 2 and -5D) 4 and -69. What are the coefficients in the following expression?2x+4-5y-6A) 4 and 6B) 2 and -5C) 2 and 5D) 4 and -610. Harry says (7+8)+9=(8+7)+9 is an example of the associative property. Hannah says it is an example of the commutative property. Who is correct and why?A) Hannah, because the order of numbers changed:B) Hannah, because the grouping changed.C) Harry, because the order of numbers changedD) Harry, because the grouping changed.11. Which expression is equivalent to 2.5(x - 1) + 4.5( -x - 2)?A) 7x+11.5B) -2x+11.5C) 7x-11.5D) -2x-11.512. Nell writes the expression (3.6x + 6) - 4. She rewrites the expression using the associative property. Which expression could Nell have written using the associative property?A) 3.6(x+6)-4B) 9.6x-4C) 5.6xD) 3.6x(6-4)13. Which expression is equivalent to 6x + 7.5?A) -3(-2x+2.5)B) -3(-2x-7.5)C) -3(-2x+7.5)D) -3(-2x-2.5)14. Mary solved the problem below and came up with the answer listed. Is * 5 Mary correct? If not, state what Mary did wrong and give the correct answer. 9y- 3 + 5y 9y- 5y - 3 Mary's answer: 4y - 3A) No, Mary should have added 5y to 9y and gotten 14y + 3.B) Yes, Mary's answer is correct.C) No, Mary should have added 5y to 9y and gotten 14y - 3.D) No, Mary should have subtracted 3 from 9y and then added 5y to get 11 y15. Simplify the expression: 9a+5-7a-2A) 2a-3B) 16a+3C) 16a-7D) 2a+316. Simplify the expression: -8m+3-6m-9A) -2m-6B) -14m+6C) -14m-6D) 14m-617. Simplify the expression: 4x-12-9x-5A) -5x-17B) -13x-17C) 5x-17D) -5x-718. Simplify the expression: 2(2x+10)+3x+4A) 7x+14B) 7x+17C) 5x+14D) 7x+2419. Simplify the expression: -3(9y+5)+ 7y-22A) -20y-27B) -14y-37C) -20y-37D) -20y-1720. A) -7x-2B) -9x+2C) -7x+2D) -7x+18
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