HIGHLINE SCHOOL DISTRICT                                                      School:   _________________

FIRST YEAR MATH OLYMPIAD March 25, 2000

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Algebraic Sense

                                                                                                              

 

1.         Evaluate for x = 5 and y = 7:            

 

 

 

 

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2.         Find x:                                     3 ( x - 1) = 15

 

 

 

 

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3.         If you take half my age and add 18 to it you get 24.  How old am I?

 

 

 

 

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4.         My grandfather's farm has pigs and chickens.  I counted a total of 70 legs and 26 heads.  How many chickens does my grandfather have?

 

 

 

 

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5.         I am thinking of a number.  If you subtract 3 from it and then multiply by 8, you get 592.  What is my number?