# Mathematics Sample Test

Solve the following problems and choose your answer from the alternatives given.

1. All of the following are ways to write 1 percent of N, except

1. 0.01N
2. 1/100 N
3. 10/1000 N
4. 1N

2. Which of the following is closest to √5?

1. 2
2. 3
3. 4
4. 7

3. Three people who work full time are to work together on a project, but their total time on the project is to be equivalent to that of only one person working full time. If one of the people is budgeted for 1/2 of his time to the project and a second person for 1/3 of her time, what part of the third worker’s time should be budgeted to this project?

1. 1/3
2. 1/4
3. 1/6
4. 1/8

### Elementary Algebra Questions

Solve the following problems and choose your answer from the alternatives given.

4. If a number is divided by 4 and then 3 is subtracted, the result is 0. What is the number?

1. 12
2. 4
3. 3
4. 2

5. 16x – 8 =

1. 8x
2. 8(2x – x)
3. 8(2x – 1)
4. 8(2x – 8)

6. If x^2 + x – 6 = 0, then x is:

1. –2 or 3
2. –1 or 6
3. 1 or –6
4. 2 or –3

### College-Level Mathematics Question

Solve the following problems and choose your answer from the alternatives given.

7. If f(x) = x^4 – x + 2, then f(–x) =

1. x^4 – x
2. x^4 – x + 2
3. x^4 + x + 2
4. x^4 + x – 2

8. The equation x^2 – 2√2 x + 3 = 0 has as its roots

1. √5 – 1, –√5 – 1
2. √5 – i, √5 + i
3. √5 – i, √5 + 1
4. √2 + i, √2 – i