# Grade 7 MTAP 2015 Questions with Solutions Part 1

Below are actual MTAP Questions that has been released. I have created a detailed solution for each question. In this post, we answer 1-10. You can also read the solutions of problems 2-20.  The file can be downloaded here.

1.) Simplify: $2(3)^2 - 3(2)^3 + (1 - 4)^3$

Solution
$2(3)^2 - 3(2)^3 + (1-4)^3$
$= 2(9)- 3(8) + (-3)^3$
$= 18 - 24 + (-27)$
$= -33$

Answer: $-33$

2.)  By how much is 3 – 1/3 greater than 2 and 1/2?

Solution

$3 - \frac{1}{3} = 2 \frac{2}{3}$
$2 - \frac{1}{2} = 1 \frac{1}{2}$

Subtracting the two results, we have  Continue reading