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'm thinking of a number: I add 6, divide by 4 and then times it by 5 and my answer is 35, what was my original number?

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This question was suggested by Rebecca and Michelle, Leeds

2. What is x when: 5x+3 = 2x+9

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This question was suggested by Tanisha Patel, Soar Valley College, Leicester (MRS FURLONG = Teacher)

3. If 2x+100=6x-24,what is x?

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This question was suggested by Rebeka Wittenberg, Sacramento

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. What is the value of x in the equation: 2x - 4 = 6x ÷ 5

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This question was suggested by Kathryn Hogg, Hamilton, New Zealand

6. 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

7. I thought of a number, doubled it, divided by 4, multiplied it by 6,then added 111 and was left with 183. What number did I first think of?

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This question was suggested by Alasdaire Key, Kimhia School, Huntly, New Zealand

8. Y x Z - T - Y = T. If Y is 6 and Z is 2 what is T?

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This question was suggested by Alasdaire Key, Kimihia Primary School, Huntly, New Zealand

9. If 3x - 2 = 7
Find the value of x

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10. Bob was asked how old he is. He said "In 2 years I will be twice as old as I was 5 years ago". How old is Bob now?

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This question was suggested by John, London

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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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