Solving Algebraic Word Problems

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  • 1. 
    5a + 2 + 7
  • 2. 
    The perimeter of a pool table is 30 feet. The table is twice as long as it is wide. What is the length of the pool table?Write an equation for this situation. Then solve.
  • 3. 
    -2d + 7 = 22 Solve the equation.
  • 4. 
    Chose the following answer that is correct.
    • A. 

      2n + 3n + 2 = -41 n= 8.6

    • B. 

      4(2a +2) - 17 = 15 a= 3

    • C. 

      -w + 4(w+3) = -12 w= 0

  • 5. 
    To mail a first class letter, the U.S. Postal Service charges are $.34 for the first ounce and $.21 for each additional ounce. It costs $1.18 to mail your letter. How many ounces does your letter weigh?
    • A. 

      4 ounces

    • B. 

      6 ounces

    • C. 

      3.2 ounces

  • 6. 
    9 = 5 + 4r Solve for r.
    • A. 

      R = 1

    • B. 

      R = 1.47

  • 7. 
    4a + 1 = 13 Solve for a.
    • A. 

      A = -3

    • B. 

      A = 3

  • 8. 
    Chose the first step you would do in the following equation. 24 - x = -16
    • A. 

      Adding X to both sides would be your first step.

    • B. 

      Subtracting 24 to both sides would be the first step.

    • C. 

      Adding 24 to both sides would be the first step.

    • D. 

      Adding 16 to both sides would be the first step.

  • 9. 
    Solve this equation 4s - 13 = 51
    • A. 

      S = 16

    • B. 

      S = 9.5

  • 10. 
    2x + 23 = 49
    • A. 

      X = 28

    • B. 

      X = 13

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