Name:    Algebra 1 Chapter 8 Practice Test

1

Factor the polynomial .
 A) C) Cannot be factored B) D) 2

Simplify .
 A) C) B) D) 3

Factor:  81b2 – 100
 A) (9b + 10)(9b + 10) C) (10b + 9)(10b – 9) B) (9b – 10)(9b – 10) D) (9b + 10)(9b – 10)

4

Simplify .
 A) C) B) D) 5

Factor the trinomial .
 A) C) B) D) 6

Factor: k2 + 2kf – 48f2
 A) (k – 8f)(k + 6f) C) (k + 8f)(k + 6f) B) (k + 8f)(k – 6f) D) (k – 8f)(k – 6f)

7

Factor the polynomial completely.
 A) C) B) D) 8

Simplify:  (4k + 5)(3k2 – 5k – 5)
 A) 12k3 + 45k2 – 5k – 25 C) 12k3 + 35k2 – 5k – 25 B) 12k3 – 5k2 + 5k – 25 D) 12k3 – 5k2 – 45k – 25

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Factor:  k2 – 36h2
 A) (k + 6h)(k – 6h) C) (k – 6h2)(k + 6) B) h2(k + 6)(k – 6) D) (k + 6h)(k + 6h)

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Multiply. A) C) B) D) 11

Determine whether is a difference of two squares. If so, factor it. If not, explain why.
 A) B) C) D) Not a difference of squares because –25d4 is not a perfect square.

12

Factor .
 A) C) B) D) 13

Subtract. A) C) B) D) 14

Simplify .
 A) C) B) D) Cannot simplify

15

Factor the trinomial .
 A) C) B) D) 16

Factor .
 A) C) B) D) 17

Factor:  40w11 + 16w6
 A) 8w6(5w5 + 2) C) w6(40w5 + 16) B) 8(5w11 + 2w6) D) 8w5(5w6 + 2w)

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Factor: A) B) C) D) 19

Simplify: A) B) C) D) 20

Simplify: A) B) C) D) 