## For what value of a is the equation 3(a + 5) - a = 23 true?

(A)9

(B) 8

(C) 5

(D) 4

(E) 2

The Correct Answer

Alana leaves home to drive to college. She drives 200 miles in 4 hours before stopping for gas. She then drives 10 miles per hour faster than she did on the first part of her trip, and arrives at her dorm in 3 hours. How many miles did she drive in total?

（A）200 （B） 300 （C） 350 （D） 380 （E） 430

**Correct Answer: D**

If 3(x - 2) = -7, then x =?

（A）3 （B） 1 （C） （D） （E）

**Correct Answer: D**

If x = -3 and y = 2, then 2x^{2} - 5xy + y^{2} = ?

（A）-44 （B） 16 （C） 27 （D） 52 （E） 70

**Correct Answer: D**

### More ACT Math Exam Questions

- 1If point A has a non-zero x-coordinate and a non-zero y-coordinate and at least one of these coordinate values is positive, then point A must be located in which of the 4 quadrants labeled below?
- 2
If pq= 3, then p

^{3}q^{4}+ p^{4}q^{5}= - 3Which of the following is equal to
- 4A carpet company uses the following formula for estimating the number of square feet, a, of carpeting needed for a room x feet by y feet, containing a stairway w feet by z feet, with n stairs: a = xy + w[z(2n - 1) + 2n] What is the company's estimate for the number of square feet of carpeting needed for a room that is 15 feet by 18 feet, containing a stairway that is 6 feet by 6 feet with 8 stairs?
- 5Which of the following is equivalent to 5.046 × 10
^{-3}?