Solving by Combining Like Terms

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Word Problems

100

5h + 2 + 2h = 23

h = 3

100

2(x + 5) = 14

x = 2

100

Solve A=LW for L

L=A/W

100

4x + 9 = 33

x = 6

100

WRITE AN EQUATION & SOLVE: Julie is 3 years older than her sister. Julie's age is 11 years old. How old is her sister?

n - Julie's sister's age n + 3 = 11 n = 8 Julie's sister is 8 years old.

200

3b + b - 8 = 4

b = 3

200

5(d - 2) = 40

d = 10

200

Solve C=2π r for r

r=c/2π

200

x + 3x = -8

x = -2

200

Mr. Cushman bought 7 Hannah Montana t-shirts for a total of $90.93. Each t-shirt cost the same amount. Write an equation to represent the scenario.

n - # of t-shirts 7n = 90.93

300

3a + 12 - 6a = -9

a = 7

300

7(4 - t) = -84

t = 16

300

DOUBLE JEOPARDY

Solve A=(1/2)bh for h

h=(2a)/b

300

4(y - 2) + y = -13

y = -1

300

Tyler has 4 boxes of apples. Each box has the same number of apples. After Tyler eats 3 apples, there are 109 apples left in the boxes. Write an equation to represent the scenario.

a - # of apples in each box 4a - 3 = 109

400

-6 = -3y + 4 + 5y

y = -5

400

-2(x - 9) = -24

x = 21

400

Solve P=2L+2W for W

W=(P-2L)/2

400

-6(m + 1) + 18 = 24

m = -2

400

Mr. Bucci goes to the grocery store and purchases 17 bags of raisins and a $2.97 jar of peanut butter. His total cost was $34.76. Write an equation to represent the scenario.

17r+2.97=34.67

500

78 = 3c + 12 - c + 4

c = 31

500

-13(4 + 2a) = 208

a = -10

500

Slve V=lwh for h

h=v/(lw)

500

7k - 8 + 2(k + 12) = 52

k = 4

500

DOUBLE JEOPARDY

Formulate an equation from the statement: "The cost of a movie ticket is xx and the total cost for n tickets is $45."

xn=45