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Algebra 1 - Chapter 6 Practice Test



 1 

Tell whether the ordered pair (5, –3) is a solution of the system mc001-1.jpg.
A
no
B
yes
 

 2 

Solve: mc002-1.jpg
A
mc002-3.jpg
C
mc002-5.jpg
B
mc002-4.jpg
D
mc002-6.jpg
 

 3 

The Fun Guys game rental store charges an annual fee of $20 plus $6.50 per game rented. The Game Bank charges an annual fee of $40 plus $4.50 per game. For how many game rentals will the cost be the same at both stores? What is that cost?
A
9 games; $79
C
12 games; $98
B
2 games; $33
D
10 games; $85
 

 4 

Solve mc004-1.jpg by substitution. What is the value of y?
A
mc004-18.jpg
C
1
B
5
D
mc004-19.jpg
 

 5 

Solve mc005-1.jpg by substitution. Express your answer as an ordered pair.
A
(8, –4)
C
(–2, 4)
B
(4, –8)
D
(4, 8)
 

 6 

Janice is going on vacation and needs to leave her dog at a kennel. Nguyen’s Kennel charges $15 per day plus $20 for a processing fee. The Pup Palace Kennel charges $12 per day, and has a $35 processing fee. After how many days is the Pup Palace Kennel cheaper than Nguyen’s Kennel?
A
The Pup Palace Kennel is always cheaper than Nguyen’s Kennel.
B
The Pup Palace Kennel is never cheaper than Nguyen’s Kennel.
C
The Pup Palace Kennel is cheaper than Nguyen’s Kennel after 15 days.
D
The Pup Palace Kennel is cheaper than Nguyen’s Kennel after 5 days.
 

 7 

Solve mc007-1.jpg by elimination. Express your answer as an ordered pair.
A
(–2, –3)
C
(0, –2)
B
(–2, 0)
D
(–8, –6)
 

 8 

Solve mc008-1.jpg by elimination. What is the value of y?
A
–11
C
–2
B
32
D
9
 

 9 

Solve mc009-1.jpg by elimination. What is the value of x?
A
5
C
mc009-14.jpg
B
3
D
–2
 

 10 

At the local pet store, zebra fish cost $2.10 each and neon tetras cost $1.85 each. If Marsha bought 13 fish for a total cost of $25.80, not including tax, how many of each type of fish did she buy?
A
7 zebra fish, 6 neon tetras
C
6 zebra fish, 7 neon tetras
B
8 zebra fish, 5 neon tetras
D
5 zebra fish, 8 neon tetras
 

 11 

How many solutions does the following system have?  mc011-1.jpg
A
This system has exactly one solution.
B
This system has no solutions.
C
This system has infinitely many solutions.
 

 12 

How many solutions does the following system have?  mc012-1.jpg.
A
This system has no solution.
B
This system has exactly one solution.
C
This system has infinitely many solutions.
 

 13 

Elena and her husband Marc both drive to work. Elena’s car has a current mileage (total distance driven) of 9,000 and she drives 18,000 miles more each year. Marc’s car has a current mileage of 60,000 and he drives 7,000 miles more each year. Will the mileages for the two cars ever be equal? Explain.
A
No; The equations have different slopes, so the lines do not intersect.
B
No; The equations have equal slopes but different y-intercepts, so the lines do not intersect.
C
Yes; The equations have different y-intercepts, so the lines intersect.
D
Yes; The equations have different slopes, so the lines intersect.
 

 14 

Tell whether (8, 5) is a solution of mc014-1.jpg.
A
No, (8, 5) is not a solution of mc014-7.jpg.
B
Yes, (8, 5) is a solution of mc014-8.jpg.
 

 15 

Tell whether (5, 6) is a solution of mc015-1.jpg.
A
No, (5, 6) is not a solution of mc015-7.jpg.
B
Yes, (5, 6) is a solution of mc015-8.jpg.
 

 16 

Tell whether (2, 7) is a solution of mc016-1.jpg.
A
No, (2, 7) is not a solution of the system.
B
Yes, (2, 7) is a solution of the system.
 

 17 

Write an inequality to represent the graph.

mc017-1.jpg
A
y ³ –4x + 2
C
y > –4x + 2
B
y > 2x – 4
D
y < –4x + 2
 

 18 

Find the x- and y-intercepts of mc018-1.jpg.
A
x-intercept: mc018-4.jpg, y-intercept: 4
C
x-intercept: –8, y-intercept: mc018-7.jpg
B
x-intercept: mc018-5.jpg, y-intercept: mc018-6.jpg
D
x-intercept: –8, y-intercept: 4
 

 19 

Find the slope of the line that contains mc019-1.jpg and mc019-2.jpg.
A
mc019-11.jpg
C
mc019-13.jpg
B
mc019-12.jpg
D
mc019-14.jpg
 

 20 

Find the slope of the line described by x – 3y = –6.
A
mc020-2.jpg
C
mc020-4.jpg
B
mc020-3.jpg
D
mc020-5.jpg
 



 
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