Algebra Multiple Choice Topic Test

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Algebra Multiple Choice Topic Test

Test your understanding of algebra with this ten question, self-marking multiple choice exercise.

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Here are 10 Algebra multiple choice questions written by people from around the world while using the main Pentransum activity. You can earn a Transum Trophy for answering at least 9 of them correctly.

1. I thought of a number, divided it by 6, added 52, doubled it and subtracted five. I ended up with 111. What number did I start with?

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This question was suggested by Terry, Yorkshire

2. If y = 90 x 4 what is 2y?

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This question was suggested by Louis Cunningham, Slovenia

3. Find the value of m if 6m - 16 = 26.

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4. I thought of a whole number and then multiplied it by 4, subtracted 65 and then divided by 5. The final total was 54.2 What was the number I originally thought of?

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This question was suggested by Ryan Le Quesne, Kimihia school, Huntly, New Zealand

5. Expand 5(2x-6)

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This question was suggested by Emily Beadle, Risedale Sports amd Community College England

6. I thought of a number times it by 2 divided it by 3 then added 99 divided it by 5 and my answer was 25 what was my number?

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This question was suggested by Manuel Stevens, Kimihia School, Huntly

7. If 27x - 5x = 132 what is x?

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This question was suggested by Ryan, York

8. Jack thought of a number, multiplied it by 8 then added on 100 then subtracted 55. The total was 245. What was the first number Jack thought of.

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This question was suggested by Joshua M, Kimihia Primary School, Huntly NZ

9. if 7x+9=58 what is x?

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This question was suggested by Brendan Moran, Mr Paiges class, Devon

10. If k=14,
what is 5k-12 ?

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This question was suggested by Elizabeth & Grace, Henry Moore Primary,Harlow,UK

Please note that unlike other Transum online exercises, the check button for this multiple choice quiz can only be clicked once when you have answered all ten questions. Check your answers carefully before clicking the button below. You teed to get at least 9 questions correct to be awarded a Transum Trophy.

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Instructions

Try your best to answer the questions above. Choose one of the five possible answers. When you have finished click the "check" button. If you have any questions wrong, do your best to do corrections but if there is anything you don't understand, please ask your teacher for help.

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