Name:    Quiz 1.1-1.3

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

Find the absolute value.

1.

| 9 |
 a. –9 c. | 9 | b. | –9 | d. 9

2.

| –6 |
 a. | 6 | c. –6 b. | –6 | d. 6

Evaluate the expression when a = –48, b = 4, and c = –3.

3.

 a. 1 c. –7 b. –1 d. 0

4.

 a. –55 c. –52 b. –44 d. 52

5.

5 + (–9)
 a. –59 c. 14 b. –4 d. 4

6.

–13 + 8
 a. 5 c. –138 b. –5 d. –21

7.

The temperature is –3°F at 7 A.M. During the next three hours, the temperature increases 13°F. What is the temperature at 10 A.M.?
 a. –16°F c. 10°F b. –10°F d. 16°F

Subtract.

8.

2 – 6
 a. 4 c. –4 b. –8 d. –26

9.

6 – (–3)
 a. –9 c. 9 b. –3 d. 3

Numeric Response

1.

A hiker begins in a valley at 68 feet below sea level. When the hiker reaches the highest point on the trail, he is 532 feet above sea level. What is the change (in feet) in elevation of the hiker?

1.

2   ?  | –6 |

2.

| –3 |   ?  –4

Order the values from least to greatest.

3.

–3, | –1 |, 7, |6 |, 9