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### Math Word Problems - GED, PSAT, SAT, ACT, GRE Preparation2.6 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)758 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).201216 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)10115 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) 125411 Q 5: A book contains 250 pages, after 'x' pages are read, the number still to be read is 65, find x.200165185 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 ?789 Question 7: This question is available to subscribers only! Question 8: This question is available to subscribers only!