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Math Word Problems - GED, PSAT, SAT, ACT, GRE Preparation 2.6 Verbal Problems - II

Directions: For the following word problems, first write the equation indicated by the problem statement. Then solve the resulting equation and enter the final answer in the space provided.

Q 1: Half of a certain number added to its one fourth makes 6, find the number. (The algebraic equation is x/2 + x/4 = 6, solve for x) 7 5 8

Q 2: If a number is increased by 2/3 of itself, the result is 20. What is the number? (The algebraic equation is x + (2/3)x = 20, Solve for x). 20 12 16

Q 3: If a number is divided by 2 and one is added to the quotient, the result is 6. Find the number. (Hint: The algebraic equation is a/2 + 1 = 6, solving for a) 10 11 5

Q 4: The round-trip fare to a certain place is 1 1/3 times the one-way fare. If the round trip fare is $16, find the one-way fare. (Hint: Let a be the one way fare price. The algebraic equation is 16 = 1 1/3 x a, solve for a) 12 54 11

Q 5: A book contains 250 pages, after 'x' pages are read, the number still to be read is 65, find x. 200 165 185

Q 6: There are 62 passengers in a bus. At the next stop y people boarded the bus and one got down. The number of passengers now in bus is 70, find y ? 7 8 9

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