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## 2013 Grade 9 Math Challenge – Elimination Round with answer key – Part II

Below are the 2013 Grade 9 Math Challenge – Elimination Round questions and answers – Part II. More reviewers can be found on the Past Tests and All Posts pages.

26.) A right trangle has legs $4 \sqrt{5}$ and $2 \sqrt{5}$. How long is the hypotenus?

27.) Quadrilateral PQRS has right angles at P and R. If PQ = 9, PS = 12 and QR = 10, find RS.

28.) What is the area of quadrilateral PQRS from the previous problem?

29.) The shortest legs of two similar triangles are 5 and 7.5. If the bigger triangle has perimeter 33, find the perimeter of the smaller triangle.

## 2013 Grade 9 Math Challenge – Elimination Round with answer key – Part I

Below are the 2013 Grade 9 Math Challenge – Elimination Round questions and answers – Part I. More reviewers can be found on the Past Tests and All Posts pages.

1.) Simplify: $\dfrac{(-2x^{-3}y^4)^{-2}}{x^5y{-3}} \times (3x^{-2}y^{-1})^4$

2.) Simplify: $\dfrac{6\sqrt{2}}{\sqrt{7} - 2}$

3.) Simplify: $-2 \sqrt{75} + 5 \sqrt{12} - 4 \sqrt{27}$

4.) Simplify: $6mn^4 \sqrt{8m^{11}n^4}- 2m^3n \sqrt{m^5n^{13}}$

5.) Simplify: $xy^2 \sqrt{16x^3y^5} - 7y \sqrt{x^5y^7} + 4y^3 \sqrt{4x^5y^3}$, if x > 0 and y > 0.