Benchmark 2 Review

1. Find the percent increase from 12 to 18.

2. The fraction 36/48 is closest to what percent? a) 20% b) 50% c)75%  d) 95%

3. Solve the equation p + 5 1/2 = 2 1/3

4. Solve the equation x + 3.9 = 22.4

5. Solve the equation n/-4.2 = 0.8

6. Which of the equations illustrates the commutative property? 
a) 6 • 1 = 6  
b) (5•2) • 3 = 5 • (2•3) 
c) (5 + 2) + 5 = (2 + 5) + 5
d) (3 • 4) • 6 = 3 • (4 • 6)

7. Which of the equations illustrates the associative property? 
a) 6 • 1 = 6  
b) (5•2) • 3 = 5 • (2•3) 
c) (5 + 2) + 5 = (2 + 5) + 5
d) (3 • 4) • 6 = 6 •(3 •4)

8. Simplify the expression: (p + 6) + 5 + 3 + (p + 6)

9. Evaluate the expression (5x + y) / 4 if x = 6 and y = 2

10. Which expression is not equivalent to 6p + 2p
a) p(6 + 2)
b) 2(6p)
c) (7+1)p
d) 8p

11. During the jogathon students need to drink at least 60 ounces of water. Mrs. Garcia drank 20 ounces then 15. Which inequality represents the amount of water w, she still needs to drink?
a) 60 + 20 + 15 ≥ w
b) 20 + 15 + w ≥ 60
c) 60 + 20 + 15 ≤ w
d) b) 20 + 15 + w ≤ 60

12. Solve for x. x + (-1/4) = 8

13. The sales man at Best Buy earns a 5% commission. He sold a computer for $850.00. What is his commission?

14. Which equation correctly illustrates the Distributive Property?
a) 14(100+4) = (14•100) + 4
b) 14(100+4) = (14•100) • (14+4)
c) 14(100+4) = (14•100) • 4
d) 14(100+4) = (14•100) + (14•4)

15. Solve for x: x - ( - 3/7) = 9/14

16. A shirt that costs 21.99 is on sale for 1/3 off. Which expression can be used to find the discount?
a) 0.13 • 30
b) 0.33 • 30
c) 0.50 • 30
d) 0.88 • 30

17. A baby's heart beats 28 times in 7 seconds. Use the unit rate to find the number of beats in 60 seconds. 


18. If Sandy has 4 M&Ms out of a total of 16, what percent of the bag does she have?

19. The ASB store buys candy bars for $0.35. They then sell them to their customers with a 40% markup. How much do iMIddle students pay for a candy bar?

20. Simplify: 9(3x-9)

21. On a scale drawing, the scale shows one inch for every 6 feet. If they actual length of the swing set is 5 yards, what is the length of the swing set in the drawing?

22. If Mrs. Garcia buys 3 items for $12.99 + $15.99 + $10.99. With a 10% discount, what is the total cost of the three items?

23. A punch recipe calls for 2/3 cup of orange juice, 1 1/3 cup of soda, and 4/5 cup of apple juice. Following this recipe, how many cups of punch will the recipe make?
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