Writing Expressions And Equations

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Writing Equations Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz focuses on translating expressions and equations.


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  • 1. 
    Joan's cellphone company charges her $30 a month and $0.10 for each text she sends.  Write an expression to show Joan's cell phone bill.
    • A. 

      $30 = $0.10t

    • B. 

      $0.10 - $30 - t

    • C. 

      $30 + $.10 + t

    • D. 

      $30 + $0.10t

  • 2. 
    Three times Cassie's age increased by nine is twelve.
    • A. 

      3x+12 - 9

    • B. 

      3x + 9=12

    • C. 

      3x + 12 = 9

    • D. 

      3x + 5

  • 3. 
    John sells watermelons (w) for $4 and tangerines (t) for $1.  Use the expression 4w + t, find the price for a customer purchasing five tangerines and two watermelons.
    • A. 

      $13

    • B. 

      $12

    • C. 

      $11

    • D. 

      $10

  • 4. 
    Four times the sum of nine and a number
    • A. 

      4(9 + n)

    • B. 

      4 x 9 + n

    • C. 

      4 + n + 9

    • D. 

      4n + 9

  • 5. 
    The Smith family went to the movies.  Adult tickets are $10, kids are $7, and senior citizens are $5.  If the Smith family took two adults, 1 senior citizen and three kids, use an expression to show their amount spent.
    • A. 

      $10(4) + $5(1) + $7

    • B. 

      $10(2) + $7(3) + $5

    • C. 

      $10(2) x $7(3) x $5

    • D. 

      $10(2) + $7(3)