Name:    Chapter 5 Post Test

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

1.

Simplify the expression .
 a. b. c. d. e.

2.

Find the value of .
 a. b. c. d. e.

3.

Rewrite the expression using only positive exponents. Assume that z is not zero.
 a. b. c. d. e.

4.

Use the rules of exponents to simplify the expression using only positive exponents. Assume that neither x nor y is 0.
 a. b. c. d. e.

5.

Find the sum of the polynomials.

 a. b. c. d. e.

6.

Find the difference .
 a. b. c. d. e.

7.

Find the difference .
 a. b. c. d. 0 e. –6

8.

Subtract .
 a. b. c. d. e.

9.

Find the difference .
 a. b. c. 0 d. –38 e.

10.

Multiply:
 a. b. c. d. e.

11.

Multiply:
 a. b. c. d. e.

12.

Use a special product pattern to find the product .
 a. b. c. d. e.

13.

Use a special product pattern to find the product .
 a. b. c. d. e.

14.

Perform the division.

 a. b. c. d. e.

15.

Divide by .
 a. b. c. d. e.

16.

Perform the division.

 a. b. c. d. e.

17.

Use synthetic division to divide.

 a. b. c. d. e.

18.

Completely factor the polynomial given one of its factors is .
 a. b. c. d. e.

19.

Completely factor the polynomial given one of its factors is .
 a. b. c. d. e.

20.

Completely factor the polynomial given one of its factors is .
 a. b. c. d. e.