Name:    Chapter 6 Pre Test

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

1.

Find the greatest common factor of and , if one exists.
 a. b. c. d. e. No common factor exists.

2.

Factor the polynomial .
 a. b. c. d. e.

3.

Factor the polynomial below, if possible.

 a. b. c. d. e. cannot be factored

4.

Factor the polynomial by grouping, if possible.

 a. b. c. d. e. cannot be factored

5.

Factor the trinomial, if possible.

 a. b. c. d. e. cannot be factored

6.

Factor the given polynomial completely.
 a. b. c. d. e.

7.

Factor the trinomial below, if possible.

 a. b. c. d. e. cannot be factored

8.

Fill in the missing factor to complete the equation.

 a. b. c. d. e.

9.

Fill in the missing factor to complete the equation.

 a. b. c. d. e.

10.

Factor the trinomial . (Note: The trinomial may be prime.)
 a. b. c. d. e. prime

11.

Factor the trinomial below, if possible.

 a. b. c. d. e. cannot be factored

12.

Factor the trinomial, if possible.

 a. b. c. d. e. cannot be factored

13.

Factor the polynomial below, if possible.

 a. b. c. d. e. cannot be factored

14.

Factor the polynomial below, if possible.

 a. b. c. d. e. cannot be factored

15.

Factor the polynomial below, if possible.

 a. b. c. d. e. cannot be factored

16.

Solve the equation below by factoring.

 a. b. c. d. e.

17.

Solve the equation below by factoring.

 a. b. c. d. e.

18.

Solve the equation below by factoring.

 a. and b. and c. and d. and e. and

19.

Solve the equation below by factoring.

 a. and b. and c. and d. and e. and

20.

Estimate the x-intercept from the graph below and solve for solutions of the polynomial equation when .

 a. when x is equal to b. when x is equal to c. when x is equal to d. when x is equal to e. when x is equal to