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x+25=42
x=17

x-15=32
x= 47

3x=24
x=8

a/5=10
a=50

### 100

Carolyn walked 20 minutes less than Sarah. Carolyn walked 45 minutes. How many minutes did Sarah walk?
45-20=s 25=s

x+ 2.3=5.08
x=2.78

x-15.7=5.8
21.5

13x=91
x=7

a/12=5
a=60

### 200

Jake and Bob scored a total of 75 points in the basketball game. Jake scored 38 points. How many points did Bob score?
38+b=75 b=37

7+x=23
x=16

x-23=54
x=77

1/2x=12
x=6

20/n=4
n=5

### 300

Ed scored 73 on his test. The average score was 87. How many points under the average was his score?
73+n=87 87-73=n n=14

2.35 + n =14.71
12.36

n-453.16=233.74
n=686.9

1.5x=4.5
x=3

n/30=3
n=90

### 400

There were 9,175 more people in the stadium on Saturday than on Sunday. If there were 11,000 people on Saturday, how many people were in the stadium Sunday?
9,175+11,000=n n=20,175

23 + x= 476
x= 453

233-n=125
n=108

14x=154
x=11

n/5=2
n=10

### 500

Seventy-four dollars is needed to buy a coat. Joe has \$37.50. How much more money does he need?
74.00-37.50=n n= 36.50