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### Math Word Problems - GED, PSAT, SAT, ACT, GRE Preparation1.10 Applications of Simple Equations

 Example: "Some number added to 7 gives 11," convert this word problem into a symbolic statement. Solution: Let the number be 'x'. If x is added to 7, we get x+7. According to the problem statement, this sum is equal to 11. Therefore, symbolically the statement is x+7 = 11. Directions: Convert the following word problems into symbolic statements. Also write at least 10 examples of your own.
 Q 1: Some number added to 15 gives 20.x + 20 = 15x + 15 = 20x = 15 + 2015x = 20 Q 2: Some number divided into 50 parts gives 5.x/50 = 550/x = 5x - 50 = 550x = 5 Q 3: Some number added to 11 gives 20.x + 20 = 11x = 11 + 2011x = 20x + 11 = 20 Q 4: 7 times a number gives 49.7/x = 49x + 7 = 49x = 49*77x = 49 Q 5: Some number decreased by 50 gives 35.x + 50 = 35x - 50 = 35x = 35 - 50x + 35 = 50 Q 6: 75 reduced by some number gives 37.37 - x = 75x - 75 = 37x = 75 - 3775 - x = 37 Q 7: 50 reduced by some number gives 45.x = 50 - 45x - 50 = 4550 - x = 4545 - x = 50 Q 8: Some number increased by 35 gives 47.x = 35 + 47x + 35 = 4735x = 47x + 47 = 35 Question 9: This question is available to subscribers only! Question 10: This question is available to subscribers only!