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Math Word Problems - GED, PSAT, SAT, ACT, GRE Preparation
2.5 Verbal Problems - I

Steps to be followed in solving a verbal problem:
1. Read the problem carefully and note down the quantity asked for.
2. Select a letter to represent the quantity asked for.
3. Write an equation showing the relationship given in the problem statement.
4. Solve the equation obtained in step 3.
5. Check the answer to make sure that it satisfies the condition given in the problem.

Example:
15 added to a certain number gives 25, find the number.
Solution:
Let the required number be 'x'.
If 15 is added to 'x' we get 15+x.
According to the problem statement, this is equal to 25.
Therefore, the equation indicated by the problem is, 15+x = 25.
Solving the equation, we get x = 10.


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.
Also write at least 10 examples of your own.

Q 1: 11 subtracted from a certain number gives 25, find the number.
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Q 2: 5 subtracted from a certain number gives 9, find the number.
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Q 3: 15 added to a certain number gives 75, find the number.
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Q 4: 9 divided by a certain number gives 3, find the number.
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Q 5: 625 divided by a certain number gives 25, find the number.
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Q 6: 26 subtracted from a certain number gives 39, find the number.
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Q 7: 9 multiplies with a certain number gives 81, find the number.
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Q 8: 15 divided by a certain number gives 5, find the number.
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