GED Practice

GED Math Review: Multiply Factors with Two Terms


Questions:

A. Find the product of each pair of factors.


  1. (x + 1)(x + 4)
  2. (x + 6)(x + 3)
  3. (x - 5)(2x - 7)
  4. (x + 2)(x - 2)
  5. (x - 4)(y + 6)
  6. (2x + 8)(3x + 9)
  7. (x - 4)(x + 1)
  8. (x - 5)(4x - 3)
  9. (x - 1)(x + 5)
  10. (2x - 10)(x - 6y)
  11. (x - 8)(x - 5)
  12. (x - 6)(x + 6)
  13. (x + 2)(x + 3)
  14. (3x + 8)(3x - 8)
  15. (x - 6)(y + 9)
  16. (4x - 1)(x - 5)
  17. (x + 7)(x - 2)
  18. (2x + 4)(3x + 10)
  19. (x - 3)(x + 3)
  20. (x + 10)(x - 12)

    B. Choose the best answer to each question.
  21. Which of the following is equal to x² - 14x + 48?
    • (x + 12)(x - 4)
    • (x - 12)(x - 4)
    • (x + 6)(x - 8)
    • (x - 6)(x - 8)
  22. If 3x - 1 is one factor of 3x² + 8x - 3, which of the following is the other factor?
    • x - 3
    • x + 3
    • 3x - 3
    • 3x + 3
  23. Which of the following is equal to (x - 9)²?
    • x² + 18x - 81
    • x² - 18x + 81
    • x² - 18x - 81
    • x² + 18x +81
  24. If 2x + 1 is one factor 6x² - x - 2, which of the following is the other factor
    • 3x + 2
    • 3x - 1
    • 3x - 2
    • 4x - 2
Answers:

  1. x² + 5x + 4
  2. x² + 9x + 18
  3. 2x² - 17 + 35
  4. x² - 4
  5. xy + 6x - 4y
  6. 6x² + 42 + 72
  7. x² - 3x - 4
  8. 4x² - 23x + 15
  9. x² + 4x - 5
  10. 2x² - 12xy - 10x + 60y
  11. x² - 13x + 40
  12. x² - 36
  13. x² + 5x + 6
  14. 6x² - 64
  15. xy + 9x - 54
  16. 4x² - 21x + 5
  17. x² + 5x - 14
  18. 6x² + 32x + 40
  19. x² - 9
  20. x² - 2x - 120
  21. (x - 6)(x - 8)
  22. x + 3
  23. x² - 18x + 81
  24. 3x - 2





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