ACT math practice test 55

1. If image, then x = ?

A. 6
B. image
C. 0
D. image
E. -4

2. A Fahrenheit temperature F can be approximated by doubling the Celsius temperature C and adding 32. If the temperature outside is 18°C, what is the approximate temperature in Fahrenheit?

F. 25°
G. 41°
H. 50°
J. 68°
K. 100°

3. Carol worked one summer and earned money that she spent on new clothes. After spending 65% of her money, Carol had $875 left. How much money did Carol earn for the summer?

A. $1,625
B. $2,500
C. $3,375
D. $4,125
E. $7,375

4. (x4)15 is equivalent to:

F. 60x
G. 15x4
H. 15x11
J. x19
K. x60

5. Doris and Clyde volunteered to help paint their friend's apartment. Doris used image gallons of paint and Clyde used image gallons. If 5 gallons of paint were purchased, how many gallons were left?

A. image
B. 1image
C. 3image
D. 4image
E. 4image

6. The expression (3p + 4)(5p - 6) is equivalent to:

F. 8p2 - 24
G. 8p2 + 2p - 24
H. 15p2 - 24
J. 15p2 - 4p - 24
K. 15p2 + 2p - 24

7. What is a possible equation for a line that is parallel to 4x - 3y = 6?

A. y = - imagex + 2
B. y = imagex - 2
C. y = -4x + 6
D. y = imagex + 2
E. y = - imagex - 2

8. In an isosceles triangle, the measure of each of the base angles is one-third the measure of the vertex angle. What is the measure, in degrees, of each of the base angles?

F. 36°
G. 60°
H. 72°
J. 108°
K. 216°

9. What is the length, in feet, of the hypotenuse of a right triangle with legs that are 8 feet long and 9 feet long, respectively?

A. image
B. image
C. 17
D. 36
E. 72

10. The lengths of the corresponding sides of 2 similar right triangles are in the ratio of 3:4. If the hypotenuse of the larger triangle is 6 inches long, how many inches long is the hypotenuse of the smaller triangle?

F. 3.5
G. 4
H. 4.5
J. 8
K. 18

11. When Sara bought gas for her car 30 years ago, the price was 20% of today's price. If today's price is $3.25, which of the following is closest to the price of a gallon of gas 30 years ago?

A. $3.05
B. $2.60
C. $1.30
D. $0.65
E. $0.60

12. To the nearest foot, what is the length of a diagonal of the top of a rectangular platform that is 14 feet wide and 15 feet long?

F. 16
G. 19
H. 21
J. 22
K. 29

13. Which real number satisfies (3x)(9) = 272?

A. 1
B. 3
C. 4
D. 4.5
E. 8

14. A rectangular room that is 3 feet longer than it is wide has an area of 54 square feet. How many feet long is the room?

F. 6
G. 9
H. 15
J. 18
K. 27

15. The perimeter of a parallelogram is 36 inches, and one side measures 6 inches. What are the lengths, in inches, of the other 3 sides?

A. 6, 6, 18
B. 6, 9, 9
C. 6, 12, 12
D. 6, 15, 15
E. Cannot be determined from the given information.