# Variables and Expressions Released Test Items Virginia Standards of Learning 2009, 2008, 2007.

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Variables and Expressions Released Test Items Virginia Standards of Learning 2009, 2008, 2007

A Pablo has 6 more vacation days than Sandra. If s represents the number of vacation days Sandra has, how many vacation days does Pablo have? B Pablo has 6 times more vacation days than Sandra. If s represents the number of vacation days Sandra has, how many vacation days does Pablo have? C Pablo has 6 fewer vacation days than Sandra. If s represents the number of vacation days Sandra has, how many vacation days does Pablo have? D Sandra has 6 times more vacation days than Pablo. If s represents the number of vacation days Sandra has, how many vacation days does Pablo have? VA DOE Released Test 2009

45 Terry ate 3 fewer pretzels than Susan. If p represents the number of pretzels Susan ate, which could be used to determine the number of pretzels Terry ate? VA DOE Released Test 2009

48 Nick is paid \$6.00 per hour, and last week he earned \$150.00. What does the x represent in the equation 6x =150 ? F The number of days Nick worked last week G The number of hours Nick worked last week H The number of days Nick worked last month J The number of hours Nick worked yesterday VA DOE Released Test 2009

49 Williams age is 9 times Susans age. If Susans age is s, which expression best represents Williams age? VA DOE Released Test 2009

A.Fred caught 6 fish every day for 12 days. How many fish did he catch all together? B.Fred caught 6 fish before lunch. He caught 12 more after lunch. What was the total number of fish he caught? C.Fred caught 6 fish before lunch. He caught more fish after lunch. At the end of the day, he had 12 fish. How many fish did he catch after lunch? D.Fred caught 12 fish. He put them in 6 bags. If each bag had the same number of fish, how many fish were in each bag? VA DOE Released Test 2009

A.Kim ate 4 times as many jellybeans as Zach. If z represents the number of jellybeans Zach ate, how many jellybeans did Kim eat? B.Zach made 4 fewer basketball shots than Kim. If z represents the number of shots Kim made, how many shots did Zach make? C.Zach made some cookies. He gave an equal number of cookies to 4 of his friends. If z represents the number of cookies Zach made, how many cookies did each friend get? D.Zach and Kim collected a total of 4 insects. If z represents the number of insects Zach collected, how many insects did Kim collect? VA DOE Released Test 2008

42 If k represents a number, which represents 23 times a number? VA DOE Released Test 2008

45 Greg is making a math puzzle. Greg writes, w is an even number. Which of the following could represent the variable w ? A 12 B 15 C 25 D 51 VA DOE Released Test 2008

46 Tina has 5 more yellow flowers in her collection than blue flowers. If b represents the number of blue flowers in Tinas collection, which can be used to determine the number of yellow flowers in her collection? VA DOE Released Test 2008

47 If M represents a number, which of the following means eight multiplied by a number? VA DOE Released Test 2008

Which could be solved using this number sentence? A Sarah bought 6 boxes of candy. Ryan also bought some boxes of candy. If c represents the number of boxes of candy Ryan bought, how many boxes of candy did Sarah and Ryan buy altogether? B Sarah has 6 boxes of candy. Each box has the same number of candies inside. If c represents the number of candies in each box, how many candies does Sarah have in all? C Sarah has 6 more boxes of candy than Ryan. If c represents the number of boxes Sarah has, how many boxes of candy does Ryan have? D Sarah gave 6 of her boxes of candy to Ryan. If c represents the number of boxes Sarah had, how many boxes did she have left? VA DOE Released Test 2008

50 If P represents a number, which of the following expressions means 10 more than that number? VA DOE Released Test 2008

A Rita collected 7 more seashells than Henry. If S is the number of seashells that Henry collected, how many did Rita collect? B Blanche collected 7 fewer seashells than Connie. If S is the number of seashells that Connie collected, how many did Blanche collect? C Amity filled 7 boxes with seashells. If S is the number of seashells she put in each box, how many seashells did she use in all? D Dylan needs 7 seashells more to complete his collection. If S is the number of seashells he has so far, how many will he have after he gets 7 more? VA DOE Released Test 2007

42 In the expression m 3,the letter m represents VA DOE Released Test 2007

45 Marcus had twice as many jawbreaker candies as Lyndon. If J represents the number of jawbreaker candies Lyndon had, which number sentence could be used to find the number of these candies Marcus had? VA DOE Released Test 2007

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