High School Mathematics 1.6 Story Problem for Equation

Examples:

a = 25

A pen costs $25.

h > k

Harry has more money than Kim.

a = b + 2

Allison has 2 more pencils than Ben.

t = c - 4

Tammy has 4 fewer pencils than Cathy.

e = 3j

Elizabeth has thrice as many pencils as Jan.

s = a/2

Sally has $1 more for every $2 Allison has.

Directions: Choose a correct word problem to represent each linear equation. You dont have to solve the equation. Also write atleast 10 examples of your own.

Q 1: c = 2p Peter's money is twice as much as Cindy's money. Cindy's money is twice as much as Peter's money. Cindy and Peter have $2 each.

Q 2: j = r/2 Jan has half as many trophies as Ron. Ron and Jan has same number of trophies. Ron has half as many trophies as Jan.

Q 3: x - 20 = 15 Kim bought a game for $20 and still has $15 to spend. Sally bought a dress for $10 and still has $20 left. Micheal has $20 left after purchasing a gift for $15.

Q 4: y + 20 = 4y - 10 My age in years 'y' plus 20 is equal to four times my age, minus 10. Four times my age 'y' minus 10 equals to 20. My age in years 'y' minus 10 equals to four times my age, plus 20.

Q 5: g = m - 9 Greg has 9 fewer pencils than Matt. Matt has 9 fewer pencils than Greg. Greg has 9 more pencils than Matt.

Q 6: m + 10 = 2m If Matt's allowance was increased by $10, he would be earning thrice what he is now. If Matt's allowance was tripled he would be earning twice what he is now. If Matt's allowance was increased by $10, he would be earning twice what he is now.

Q 7: y + 10 = 25 Jack is y years old. In ten years she will be twenty-five years old. Eric will be 25 in 1 years. Harry is 10 years. In 10 years he will be 25 years old.

Q 8: t + e = 250 Tom has 250 dollars. Tom and Eric together have 250 dollars. Tom has 250 dollars more than Eric.

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