Name:    Try It Out -- Chapter 8, Lesson 5: Solve Problems Using Equations

Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

1.

Diane has a tent with a rectangular floor 2 m x 3 m. She wants to buy a new tent with double the floor area. Which dimensions give her the correct area?

 a. 4 m x 4.5 m b. 4 m x 3 m c. 3 m x 5 m

Kelly has a rectangular photo of her puppy that measures 10 cm x 15 cm.

2.

Kelly wants to enlarge the photo to four times its size. Which dimensions will give her the correct area?

 a. 20 cm x 30 cm b. 40 cm x 60 cm c. 30 cm x 45 cm

3.

Kelly wants to enlarge the photo to eight times its size. Which dimensions will give her the correct area?

 a. 20 cm x 30 cm b. 60 cm x 60 cm c. 40 cm x 30 cm

Matching

Describe rectangular gardens of area 100 m² by completing each open sentence.

 a. 25 m c. 5 m b. 50 m d. 10 m

4.

10 m x ____ = 100 m2

5.

4 m x  ____ = 100 m2

6.

20 m x  ____ = 100 m2

7.

2 m x  ____ = 100 m2

True/False
Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false.

8.

The length and width of a garden are each multiplied by 4, so the area of the garden is also multiplied by 4.