GED Practice

GED Math Review: Multiply Choice Format and Quadratic Equations


Questions:

Directions: Choose or write the answer to each question.


  1. In the equation x² + 72 = 18x, what are the possible values for x?
    • -9 and -8
    • -9 and 8
    • -6 and 12
    • 12 and 6
  2. if 2x² - 10x + 12 = 0, what is one possible value for x?
    • -4
    • -3
    • 3
    • 4
  3. In the equations x² - x = 12, what are the possible values for x?
    • 4 and -3
    • 3 and -4
    • 3 and 4
    • -3 and -4
  4. If x² + 13x = -40, what are the possible values for x?
    • 10 and 4
    • 8 and 5
    • -4 and -10
    • -5 and -8
  5. In the quadratic equation 9x² - 36 = 0, which pair of solutions makes the equation true?
    • 9 and -4
    • 6 and -6
    • 4 and -9
    • 2 and -2
  6. In the equation 2x² - x = 45, what is one possible value of x?
    • 9
    • 5
    • -5
    • -9
  7. In the quadratic equation x² + 10x = -24, which pair of solutions makes the equation true?
    • 8 and 3
    • 5 and 2
    • -4 and -6
    • -12 and -2
  8. If x² + 2x - 15 = 0, then the possible values for x are ________ and ________.
Answers:

  1. 12 and 6
  2. 3
  3. 4 and -3
  4. -5 and -8
  5. 2 and -2
  6. 5
  7. -4 and -6
  8. -5, 3







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Complete Test Preparation for the GED Test 2014 by Steck-Vaughn