Name _____________________________             Date ___________

MAT 0012C  CHAPTER 2 QUIZ

Show all work on the scrap paper and write the solutions on the blank provided.  If work is not shown, points will not be awarded.

1.   Insert one of the symbols <, >, = in the blank to make the statement true.

a.       -10 ____ -61

b.   8 + (-3) _______  4 – (-1)

c.   -22 ______ (-2)2

d.   0  ______   -12

2.  Perform the following operations.

a.  [6 + (-4)] + [-6 + (-4)] = _____________

b.  (-60) - (-10) + (-35) = _____________

c.  -7(-9)(12) = _________

d.  (-27-5) ÷ (-4) = ________

e.  (4 - 10)2 = _________

f.   |-9 + 3| = _________

g.  -46 ÷ 2 · 4 = __________

h.  10 - (-6)2 + 6= _________

i.  [ 4(-6) - 23 ] ÷ [ -3 -5] = _________

3. Solve the equations.

a.  P - (-6) = -12          _________

b.  9 - x = -6                ________

c.  15 - 6x = 21            ________

d.  -2y = 16                ________

e.  -4 = -p/5                 ________

5.  During the first half of a poker game, a player won a total of \$43.  After a dismal second part, the player ended with a loss of \$58.  What were his total earnings in the poker game?  _____________

6.  One day, enough water was released from a reservoir to lower the level 57 feet to 33 below capacity.  What was the water level reading before the release?  ______________________________