Name:    Try It Out -- Chapter 8, Lesson 3

Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

1.

Susan is selling tickets for the school drama production.  Adult tickets are \$5 and student tickets are \$3. Write an expression for the total amount of money Susan will collect, where a represents the number of adult tickets she sells, and s represents the number of student tickets she sells.
 a. 5a + 3s b. 3a + 5s c. 8(a + s)

2.

Using the expression and problem from Question 1, determine the total amount of money Susan will collect if she sells 10 adult tickets and 7 student tickets.
 a. \$65 b. \$71 c. \$61

3.

Calculate the value of the expression (4a - b) ¸ c when a = 5, b = 6, and c = 2.
 a. 17 b. 9.5 c. 7

4.

Calculate the value of the expression 2x - 6y + 7 when x = -3 and y = -2.
 a. -11 b. 13 c. 25

5.

Write an algebraic expression to represent the total value of any combinations of loonies, twoonies and \$5 bills in a cash register.
Let l represent the number of loonies.
Let t represent the number of twoonies.
Let f represent the number of \$5 bills.
 a. l + 2t + 5f b. 5l + 2t + 5 c. 5t + 2l + f

6.

Use the correct expression from Question 5 to determine how much money is in the cash register if there are 17 loonies, 12 twoonies, and 18 \$5 bills.
 a. \$46 b. \$66 c. \$131

7.

During the summer Tim sells fries and hot dogs from  his snack mobile on Broadway in Winnipeg. Fries cost \$2.50 and hot dogs cost \$3.25.
Write an algebraic expression to represent the total amount of money Tim receives if:
f represents the number of orders of french fries sold
h represents the number of hot dogs sold
 a. 2.50f + 3.25h b. 3.25f + 2.50h c. 5.75(f + h)

8.

Use the correct expression from Question 7 to determine how much money Tim receives during a busy lunch hour if he sold 48 orders of fries and 57 hotdogs.
 a. \$298.50 b. \$305.25 c. \$603.75

9.

Jim is buying flowers for his flower garden. Impatients cost \$3.25/dozen, marigolds cost \$4.25/dozen and petunias cost \$5.50/dozen.

Write an algebraic expression to represent the total cost of the flowers if:
p represents the number of dozen of petunias
m represents the number of dozen marigolds
t represents the number of dozen impatients
 a. 3.25p + 4.25m + 5.50t b. 13 (p + m + t) c. 5.50p + 4.25m + 3.25t

10.

Use the correct expression from Question 9 to determine how much Jim will pay for his flowers if he buys 3 dozen impatients, 2 dozen petunias and 4 dozen marigolds.
 a. \$37.75 b. \$38.00 c. \$40.00