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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: 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). 16 12 20

Q 2: Twice a number is 15 less than 75. Find the number. (Hint: The algebraic equation is: 2x = 75 - 15. Find x) 30 13 35

Q 3: 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) 11 12 54

Q 4: There are 90 students in a class. On a day when x students are absent, there are 84 students in the class, find x. 5 7 6

Q 5: 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 ? 9 8 7

Q 6: 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) 11 5 10

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