Read the following SAT test question, then click on a button to select your answer.

If (t – 2)2 = 0, what is the value of (t + 3)(t + 6)?

  1. 40

  2. 18

  3. 9

  4. 4

  5. It cannot be determined from the information given.

 

 

Correct Answer: A

Here's Why:

Since (t – 2)2 = (t – 2)(t – 2) = 0, it follows that t – 2 = 0, and so t = 2. Therefore, (t + 3)(t + 6) = (2 + 3)(2 + 6) = (5)(8) = 40.

Difficulty: Medium

Question Type: Standard Multiple Choice