Solving by Combining Like Terms
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100

5h + 2 + 2h = 23
h = 3

100

2(x + 5) = 14
x = 2

100

Simplify. 8b + 3b
11b

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

Simplify. 19x - 24x
-5x

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. How many Hannah Montana t-shirts did Mr. Cushman buy?
n - # of t-shirts 7n = 90.93 n = 12.99 Each t-shirt cost $12.99

300

3a + 12 - 6a = -9
a = 7

300

7(4 - t) = -84
t = 16

300

Simplify. 3 + 5(a + 4)
5a + 23

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. How many apples were in each box?
a - # of apples in each box 4a - 3 = 109 a = 28 There were 28 apples in each box.

400

-6 = -3y + 4 + 5y
y = -5

400

-2(x - 9) = -24
x = 21

400

Simplify. - (2b - 4)
-2b + 4

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. What was the cost for a bag of raisins?
r - cost of a bag of raisins 17r + 2.97 = 34.76 r = 1.87 Each bag of raisins cost $1.87

500

78 = 3c + 12 - c + 4
c = 31

500

-13(4 + 2a) = 208
a = -10

500

Simplify. 7(t + 8.5) - 5t + 4
2t + 63.5

500

7k - 8 + 2(k + 12) = 52
k = 4

500

When you count by ones fron many integer, you are counting consecutive integers. Using variables, three consecutive integers are n, n + 1, and n + 2. The sum of three consecutive integers is 48. What are the integers?
n + n + 1 + n + 2 = 48 n = 15 The integers are 15, 16, and 17.