Section 4.3 - Equation Solving Strategies

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  • 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. 

      Add 12 to each side

    • 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. 

      24/7 hours

    • B. 

      14 hours

    • C. 

      7/24 hours

    • D. 

      2 hours

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