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: 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 2: 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 3: x - 20 = 15 Sally bought a dress for $10 and still has $20 left. Micheal has $20 left after purchasing a gift for $15. Kim bought a game for $20 and still has $15 to spend.

Q 4: p = 2q Quazi has twice the pencils than Peter. Peter and Quazi both have 2 pencils each. Peter has twice the pencils than Quazi.

Q 5: j = r/2 Ron has half as many trophies as Jan. Ron and Jan has same number of trophies. Jan has half as many trophies as Ron.

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

Q 7: 400 = 40x Sally earns $400. In how many weeks will she earn $40? Sally earns $40 per week. In how many weeks will she earn $400?

Q 8: y + 10 = 25 Eric will be 25 in 1 years. Jack is y years old. In ten years she will be twenty-five years old. Harry is 10 years. In 10 years he will be 25 years old.

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