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Math Word Problems - GED, PSAT, SAT, ACT, GRE Preparation 1.6 Story Problem for Equation

Examples:

a = 25

A pen costs $25.

h > k

Harry has more money than Kim.

a = b + 2

Allison has 2 more pencils than Ben.

t = c - 4

Tammy has 4 fewer pencils than Cathy.

e = 3j

Elizabeth has thrice as many pencils as Jan.

s = a/2

Sally has $1 more for every $2 Allison has.

Directions: Choose a correct word problem to represent each linear equation. You dont have to solve the equation. Also write atleast 10 examples of your own.

Q 1: g = m - 9 Greg has 9 more pencils than Matt. Matt has 9 fewer pencils than Greg. Greg has 9 fewer pencils than Matt.

Q 2: 400 = 40x Sally earns $400. In how many weeks will she earn $40? Sally earns $40 per week. In how many weeks will she earn $400?

Q 3: m + 10 = 2m If Matt's allowance was increased by $10, he would be earning thrice what he is now. If Matt's allowance was increased by $10, he would be earning twice what he is now. If Matt's allowance was tripled he would be earning twice what he is now.

Q 4: c = 2p Peter's money is twice as much as Cindy's money. Cindy and Peter have $2 each. Cindy's money is twice as much as Peter's money.

Q 5: j = r/2 Ron and Jan has same number of trophies. Jan has half as many trophies as Ron. Ron has half as many trophies as Jan.

Q 6: x - 20 = 15 Kim bought a game for $20 and still has $15 to spend. Sally bought a dress for $10 and still has $20 left. Micheal has $20 left after purchasing a gift for $15.

Q 7: y + 10 = 25 Eric will be 25 in 1 years. Jack is y years old. In ten years she will be twenty-five years old. Harry is 10 years. In 10 years he will be 25 years old.

Q 8: t + e = 250 Tom and Eric together have 250 dollars. Tom has 250 dollars. Tom has 250 dollars more than Eric.

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