# Writing And Solving Basic Equations

5 Questions  Settings  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