**These questions are provided to help you review some of
the concepts that may be **

on the MAT Algebra section . These questions are not intended to represent any of

the actual test questions.

**NOTE:** No calculators are allowed. Scratch paper is allowed.

**Topic 1: Arithmetic **

1.1 5 - (3 - 2) - (-2 + 4) =

(a) 8

(b) 4

(c) 2

(d) 6

(e) 0

1.2. 8 - [ 2(-2 + 5) - 4 ] =

(a) 10

(b) 6

(c) 7

(d) 9

(e) 5

1.3.

(a) 13/8

(b) 2

(c) ½

(d) 3/8

(e) 8/13

1.4.

(a) 120

(b) 600

(c) 40

(d) 30

(e) 45

1.5.

(a) -0.9

(b) 0.9

(c) 2.85

(d) -2.85

(e) none of these

**Topic 2. Solving Linear Equations **

2.1. If , then x=

(a) 20

(b) 120

(c) 1

(d) 16

(e) 1.25

2.2. Centigrade temperature (C) is related to Fahrenheit temperature (F) by the

Equation : . If C=5 then F=

(a) 66.6

(b) 41

(c)

(d) 98.6

(e) 0

2.3. If , then x=

(a) 5

(b) 16/5

(c) 5/16

(d) 2/3

(e) 10/3

2.4. If , then =x

(a) 8/5

(b) 0

(c) 1

(d) -5/8

(e) 8/11

2.5. If , then =x

(a) 2

(b) -2

(c) 1

(d) no solution exists

(e) -5

**Topic 3: Algebraic Manipulations **

3.1. 5r - 3(s-r) + 2s =

(a) 2r - s

(b) 8r - s

(c) 2r + s

(d) 8r + s

(e) 2r + 5s

3.2. 3(x - y) - 5(y - x) =

(a) -2x - 8y

(b) -2x + 8y

(c) 8(y - x)

(d) 8x - 8y

(e) x - y

3.3.

3.4.

3.5.

3.6.

3.7.

**Topic 4: Exponents **

4.1.

4.2.

4.3.

4.4.

4.5. If ,then