Name:    Lesson 2: Evaluating an Expression to Solve a Problem

1.

A skating party costs \$6.00 per person to attend. Which expression represents the cost of the skating party?
 a. 3s + 2 b. 6s c. s + 6 d. 2(s + 3)

2.

Lorraine is renting a tent and chairs for a birthday party. The tent costs \$250.00 for the day plus \$3.00 for each chair. What part of the rental cost never changes?
 a. the cost of the tent c. the number of chairs b. the number of chairs and the tent d. the total cost

3.

Select the algebraic expression that describes the cost of renting a tent and chairs for the day.
 a. 3c - 250 b. 250c c. 250 3c d. 250 + 3c

4.

Calculate the cost of renting the tent and 26 chairs for the day.
 a. \$328.00 b. \$288.00 c. \$278.00 d. \$212.00

5.

Cars R Us rents cars for \$150 a day plus \$0.75 per kilometre driven.
Select the algebraic expression that describes the cost of renting a car.
 a. 150 + 0.75k b. 150k + 0.75 c. 150 0.75k d. 0.75k 150

6.

How much would it cost to rent the car, from question 5, for the day if it is driven 300 km?
 a. \$225 b. \$325 c. \$275 d. \$375

7.

Evaluate the expression 6a + b if a = 3 and b = 1.
 a. 9 b. 19 c. 18 d. 6

8.

Evaluate the expression 3(b 1) + a if a = 1 and b = 5.
 a. 13 b. 15 c. 5 d. 6

9.

Evaluate the expression 7(a 1) + b if b = 7 and a = 5.
 a. 47 b. 37 c. 45 d. 35

10.

Evaluate the expression 3b (a + 5) if a = 6 and b = 10.
 a. 3 b. 11 c. 19 d. 23