MATH 100 Quiz 1

You may use a calculator on this quiz. You may not use a cell phone or computer. To receive full credit please show your work carefully and give justifications for your answers. If you find that you are spending a lot of time on one problem, leave it blank and move on to the next.
  1. (20 points) Express the interval [-1, 3) in terms of inequalities.



  2. (20 points) Simplify: (8x12)1/3



  3. (20 points) What is the value of (-4)2?



  4. (20 points) Factor completely: 6x2 - 4x



  5. (20 points) Find the product: (x + 7)(2x + 2)




Bonus (5 points) Use absolute value and inequality symbols to write the statement "The distance between x and 5 is less than 2."