# Writing Equations From Word Problems

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• 1.
Jason received 66 dollars for his birthday.  He went to a sporting goods store and bought a baseball glove, baseball, and bat.  He had 20 dollars left over.  How much did he spend on the baseball gear?  Let g = the amount he spent on the gear
• A.

66 + 20 = g

• B.

G + 66 = 20

• C.

G + 20 = 66

• D.

None of these

• 2.
How many ink cartridges can you buy with 105 dollars if one cartridge costs 15 dollars?  Let c= the number of ink cartridges you can buy
• A.

15 - 105 = c

• B.

105 = c - 15

• C.

15 = 105 + c

• D.

None of these

• 3.
There were 7 roses in the vase.  Sara cut some more roses from her flower garden.  There are now 16 roses in the vase.  How many roses did she cut?  Let r = # of roses she cut
• A.

R + 7 = 16

• B.

R - 7 = 16

• C.

7r = 16

• D.

None of these

• 4.
Willie rented a bike from Beach Bikes.  It cost \$18 plus \$5 for each hour.  If Willie paid \$48 when he returned his bike, how many hours did he rent the bike?Let x = the hours he rented the bike
• A.

18x + 5 = 48

• B.

48 - 5 = 18x

• C.

18 + 5x = 48

• D.

None of these

• 5.
The local dog groomer charges \$18 for a dog bath and \$3 for each special service.  If Jonah's total bill was \$27, how many special services were included?  Let x = # of special services
• A.

18 - 27 = 3x

• B.

27 = 18 + 3x

• C.

27 + 3x = 18

• D.

None of these