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Math Word Problems - GED, PSAT, SAT, ACT, GRE Preparation 2.1 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: Jill has 5 more pens than Kelly. j = k - 5 j = k + 5 k = j + 5

Q 2: The product of a number and 5 is equal to sum of that number and 14. 5x = x + 14 5x = 14 5x - 14 = x

Q 3: If Mike's allowance was increased by $6, he would be earning twice what he is now. 6 + 2m = m 6m = m + m m + 6 = 2m

Q 4: Ben has 17 basketball trophies. b = 17 b < 17 b > 17

Q 5: 9 decreased by half a number is equal to 6. x/2 - 9 = 6 x - 9 = 6 9 - x/2 = 6

Q 6: Katie has twice as many tropes and Aron. a = k x 2 a x k = 2 k = a x 2

Q 7: Two more than three times a number is 20. 2x + 3 = 20 3x + 2 = 20 2x = 30

Q 8: Jill has 4 fewer pencils than Matt. m = j - 4 j = m - 4 j = m + 4

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