Directions: For the following word problems, first write the equation indicated by the problem statement. Then solve the resulting equation and enter the final answer in the space provided.

Q 1: Half of a certain number added to its one fourth makes 6, find the number. (The algebraic equation is x/2 + x/4 = 6, solve for x) 5 8 7

Q 2: There are 62 passengers in a bus. At the next stop y people boarded the bus and one got down. The number of passengers now in bus is 70, find y ? 9 7 8

Q 3: There are 90 students in a class. On a day when x students are absent, there are 84 students in the class, find x. 5 7 6

Q 4: The round-trip fare to a certain place is 1 1/3 times the one-way fare. If the round trip fare is $16, find the one-way fare. (Hint: Let a be the one way fare price. The algebraic equation is 16 = 1 1/3 x a, solve for a) 54 12 11

Q 5: If a number is divided by 2 and one is added to the quotient, the result is 6. Find the number. (Hint: The algebraic equation is a/2 + 1 = 6, solving for a) 11 10 5

Q 6: If a number is increased by 2/3 of itself, the result is 20. What is the number? (The algebraic equation is x + (2/3)x = 20, Solve for x). 16 12 20

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