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