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

Q 3: y + 20 = 4y - 10 My age in years 'y' minus 10 equals to four times my age, plus 20. My age in years 'y' plus 20 is equal to four times my age, minus 10. Four times my age 'y' minus 10 equals to 20.

Q 4: m + 10 = 2m 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. If Matt's allowance was increased by $10, he would be earning thrice what he is now.

Q 5: p = 2q Peter and Quazi both have 2 pencils each. Peter has twice the pencils than Quazi. Quazi has twice the pencils than Peter.

Q 6: 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 7: c = 2p Peter's money is twice as much as Cindy's money. Cindy's money is twice as much as Peter's money. Cindy and Peter have $2 each.

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

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