October 25, 2017

CLEP College Algebra Exam Practice Questions

1. Which is equivalent to ?

a. 0
b.
c.
d.
e.

2. Given: f(x) = 2x − 1 and g(x) = x2 + 3. What is the value of g(f(−1))?

a. 3
b. −6
c. 12
d. 4
e. −4

3. Which are the zeroes for x3 − 3x + 2?

a. −2, −1, 1
b. −1, 1, 2
c. −2, 1
d. −1, 2
e. −2, −1

4. Given: log a = 0.30 and log b = 0.47. Which of the following has a value of 0.77?

a. log (a + b)
b. (loga)(logb)
c. log ab
d. b log a
e. a log b

5. Which is the value of x in 8x+1 = 42x−1?

a. −5
b. −1
c. 1
d. 3
e. 5

6. The reduced form of is

a. −2 − i
b. 1 − 2i
c. -2 + 2i
d. 1 + i
e. −2 + i

7. The simplified form of is

a. 6x−2
b. 6x−1
c.
d.
e. 6x

8. What is the solution set for |3x − 9| > 4?

a.
b.
c. or
d. or
e. or

9. Which is the inverse function, f−1(x), of f(x) = ?

a. f−1(x) =
b. f−1(x) =
c. f−1(x) =
d. f−1(x) =
e. f−1(x) =

10. Which is the equation of a line, in standard form, with y-intercept −3 and parallel to the line 2x + 5y − 8 = 0?

a. 2x + 5y + 15 = 0
b. 2x + 5y − 3 = 0
c. 5x + 2y − 15 = 0
d. −5x + 2y + 3 = 0
e. −2x + 5y − 15

CLEP College Algebra PT-LSG Exam Answer Key