Writing And Solving Basic Equations

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Writing And Solving Basic Equations

This quiz tests how you write expressions, equations, and solve them.


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  • 1. 
    Which equation describes the relationship between x and y in the table above?
    • A. 

      Y = y + 5

    • B. 

      Y = 2x - 5

    • C. 

      Y = 5x - 2

    • D. 

      Y = x + 2

  • 2. 
    The width and length, in feet, of a rectangular playground are x and x + 2. A fence costs $17 per foot.  Write an expression to show the distance around the playground.
    • A. 

      X ( x + 2)

    • B. 

      X +( x + 2 )+ x +( x + 2)

    • C. 

      X - x (2)

    • D. 

      X + 17 (x + 2)

  • 3. 
    The width and length, in feet, of a rectangular playground are x and x + 2. A fence costs $17 per foot.  What is the expression for the cost of the fence?
    • A. 

      17[x + (x + 2)]

    • B. 

      17x(x + 2)

    • C. 

      17[x + (x + 2) + x + (x + 2)]

    • D. 

      17 + x + (x + 2)

  • 4. 
    The width and length, in feet, of a rectangular playground are x and x + 2. A fence costs $17 per foot and the total cost for the fence was $1,428.  What  is the value of x?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      84

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      8

  • 5. 
     A fence costs $17 per foot and the total cost for the fence was $1,428.  How many feet of fence were purchased?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      84

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      17