High School Mathematics 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 Matt has 9 fewer pencils than Greg. Greg has 9 more pencils than Matt. Greg has 9 fewer pencils than Matt.

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

Q 3: 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 4: t + e = 250 Tom and Eric together have 250 dollars. Tom has 250 dollars more than Eric. Tom has 250 dollars.

Q 5: y + 10 = 25 Jack is y years old. In ten years she will be twenty-five years old. Eric will be 25 in 1 years. Harry is 10 years. In 10 years he will be 25 years old.

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

Q 7: 400 = 40x Sally earns $40 per week. In how many weeks will she earn $400? Sally earns $400. In how many weeks will she earn $40?

Q 8: y + 20 = 4y - 10 Four times my age 'y' minus 10 equals to 20. 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.

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