Directions: Read carefully and choose the best answer. The cartoon characters may, or may not, be helpful!

1.
Which expression is equivalent to -5x + 25?

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 -5(x + 5) 5(-x + 25) -5(x - 5) -5(x -25)

 2. Which expressions are a factor of   -24abc - 12ab + 20abc? (Check all that apply, and hit SUBMIT!) 4 12 3a 4b 2ab 6ab abc

3.
Which expression is equivalent to ?

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 -2x + 21

4.
Which expression is NOT equivalent to -8a + 16b ?

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 -8(a - 2b) -4(2a - 4b) 2(-4a + 8b) ½(-16a - 32b)

5.
Which expression is the correct factoring of
-3x + 5?

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 -3(x + 5) -3(x - 5) 3(-x +5) Cannot be factored.

6.
What is the greatest common factor that can be factored out of the expression 48a + 72 ?

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 8 12 24 48

7.
Factor: 9x - 9

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 9(x - 1) 9(x - 9) -9(x - 1) 3(x - 3)

8.
Which entries, in order, will complete boxes 1, 2 and 3 in this area illustration of the distributive property and factoring?

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 4, 3, 4m + 3 3, 4, 4m + 12 4, 3, 4m + 12 3, 4, 4m + 3

9.
Which of the following choices is a correct factoring for 10abc + 35ab + 20a?

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 5a(2bc + 7b + 4) 5ab(2c + 7) + 5a(7b + 4) 5abc(2 + 7 + 4) 5a(2bc + 9b + 4)

10.
Which of the following choices is a correct factoring for:

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 All choice are correct factorings.