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# Basic Algebra

# Basic Algebra: Solving Equations Like A Super Sleuth Quiz

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*? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!***Basic Algebra**Q. The point (2, -3) is translated five spaces to the left and four spaces up. What quadrant is it now in?

Quadrant I

Quadrant II

Quadrant III

Quadrant IV

At the origin

Q. Solve the equation 5

*x*+ 3*x*+ 20 = -12 for*x*.-4

-1

0

1

4

Q. Solve the equation for

*g.*-6

-4

0

4

6

Q. Plot the points (-4, 4), (1, 4), and (1, -1). What are the coordinates of an additional point that would make a square when all four points are connected?

(-4, -1)

(-4, -4)

(-1, 4)

(-1, -4)

(-1, -1)

Q. Solve the equation for

*k.*0.5

0.75

Q. The perimeter of a rectangular pool is 60 feet. The length is twice as long as the width. Find the length.

10 ft

15 ft

20 ft

25 ft

30 ft

Q. Solve the equation for

*y.*2

3

4

5

6

Q. A number decreased by four is equal to three times the same number. What is it?

-2

-1

0

1

2

Q. Solve the equation for

*c.*-5

5

0

All real numbers

No solution

Q. Solve the equation -6(2

*x*+ 8) = -12*x*+ 17 for*a*.0

-1

1

All real numbers

No solution