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Math Word Problems - GED, PSAT, SAT, ACT, GRE Preparation2.1 Word Problems - Basic Operations With Variables - 1

 Word Problems as equations Example: Five more than twice a number is 28. Solution: 2x + 5 = 28 Directions: Choose the algebraic equation for the word problem given below.
 Q 1: Katie has twice as many tropes and Aron.a = k x 2k = a x 2a x k = 2 Q 2: The product of a number and 5 is equal to sum of that number and 14. 5x = x + 145x = 145x - 14 = x Q 3: Jill has 4 fewer pencils than Matt.j = m + 4m = j - 4j = m - 4 Q 4: Ben has 17 basketball trophies.b < 17b = 17b > 17 Q 5: Cod's money is twice as much as Peter's money.p = 2cc = 2pc = p/2 Q 6: Two more than three times a number is 20. 3x + 2 = 202x + 3 = 202x = 30 Q 7: Jill has 5 more pens than Kelly.j = k - 5j = k + 5k = j + 5 Q 8: 9 decreased by half a number is equal to 6.9 - x/2 = 6x/2 - 9 = 6x - 9 = 6 Question 9: This question is available to subscribers only! Question 10: This question is available to subscribers only!