GCSE Maths: Algebra & Number Quiz

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Are you ready for your GCSE Maths exam? Test yourself on the Algebra and Number section to see if your revision has paid off.
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Question 1

Question
5\(x \) - 2 = \(x \) + 16
Answer
  • 4.5
  • 3.5
  • 2.3

Question 2

Question
125 = \(a\) + \(b\). \(a\) and \(b\) are square numbers. Find two possible pairs of values for \(a\) and \(b\).
Answer
  • \(a\) = 10, \(b\) = 125 and \(a\) = 20, \(b\) = 150
  • \(a\) = 4, \(b\) = 121 and \(a\) = 25, \(b\) = 100
  • \(a\) = 1, \(b\) = 101 and \(a\) = 5, \(b\) = 50

Question 3

Question
Multiply out and simplify 10(2\(x \) – 1) – 20\(x \)
Answer
  • 20\(x \)
  • -10\(x \) - 10
  • -10

Question 4

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A company receives 1250 orders in December. It has a January sale. It receives 1430 orders in January. Work out the percentage increase in orders.
Answer
  • 14.4%
  • 1.44%
  • 12.58%

Question 5

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Use approximations to estimate the value of \(\frac{402.5}{2.19 x 38.7}\)
Answer
  • 6
  • 4
  • 5

Question 6

Question
Expand \(w\)(\(w\) + 6)
Answer
  • \(w^2\) + 6\(w\)
  • 6\(w^2\) + \(w\)
  • \(w\) = 6

Question 7

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Factorise fully 8\(y\) + 20
Answer
  • \(y\)(8 + 20)
  • \(y\) = 2.5
  • 4(2\(y\) + 5)

Question 8

Question
Post and packing on a parcel is £8.00 for delivery in the UK. This increases by 40% if the parcel is sent to the USA. Work out the cost to send the parcel to the USA.
Answer
  • £3.20
  • £11.20
  • £4.80

Question 9

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Write 126 as a product of prime factors.
Answer
  • 3 x 2 x 2 x 5
  • 1 x 126
  • 2 x 3 x 3 x 7

Question 10

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Alice has £4. Billie has twice as much as Alice. Billie has two-thirds of the amount Chris has. The amount Chris has is four-fifths of his age in years. How old is Chris?
Answer
  • 11
  • 12
  • 15
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