# Section 4.3 - Equation Solving Strategies

10 Questions | Attempts: 193  Settings  • 1.
Solve the equation -2x + 6 = 4x
• A.

X = 3

• B.

X = 1

• C.

X = 6

• D.

X= -3

• 2.
Solve the equation  -5x + 1 = -3x - 7
• A.

X = -3

• B.

X = 3

• C.

X = 1

• D.

X = 4

• 3.
Solve the equation 5(x - 2) = 35
• A.

X = 9

• B.

X = 37/5

• C.

X = 5

• D.

X = 28

• 4.
Solve the equation x/6 + 2 =5
• A.

X = 1/2

• B.

X = 4

• C.

X = 42

• D.

X = 18

• 5.
Jon can mow a lawn in 2h.  Baxter can do it in 3h.  How long will it take them working together?
• A.

3/2 h

• B.

1 h

• C.

6/5 h

• D.

5 h

• 6.
Jane is running west to east on a jogging path.  She is running at a speed of 10km/h.  Dave is running east to west on a jogging path.  He is running at a speed of 15km/h.  If they start at opposite ends of a 15 km path and leave at the same time, when will they pass each other?
• A.

1 h

• B.

5/3 h

• C.

15 h

• D.

3/5 h

• 7.
How many solutions does 3x + 4 = 3x + 4 have?
• A.

One

• B.

Two

• C.

None

• D.

Infinitely many

• 8.
Leo is solving the equation  3/4x + 5 = 1/3x + 2.  What should his first step be to solve this equation.
• A.

• B.

Multiply all terms by the LCD

• C.

Divide each side by 12

• D.

Simplify

• 9.
Solve  a/5 + 2 = a/3
• A.

A = 5

• B.

A = 10

• C.

A = 1/2

• D.

A = 15

• 10.
A pipe can drain a pool in 6h.  Another pipe can drain the pool in 8 h.  How long will it take the pipes working together to drain the pool?
• A.

• B.

14 hours

• C.

7/24 hours

• D.

2 hours

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