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Writing Equations

Quiz by Danielle O'Haren

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  • Q1
    Which equation represents the following situation: Hannah has some cards, C, that she is using to play a game with her friends. She gave 18 away to her friend. She has 36 cards leftover. How many cards, C, did Hanna have to start with?
    36 + C = 54
    18C = 36
    C + 18 = 36
    C - 18 = 36
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  • Q2
    Which equation represents the following situation: Amanda and her friends found some money, M, in a field. They all decided to split the money equally between the four of them. Each person ended up getting $24.48. How much money did they find in the field?
    4M = 24.48
    M ÷ 4 = 24.48
    24.48 = 4 ÷ M
    4 + M = 24.48
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  • Q3
    Which equation represents the following situation: There are 5 teams in a soccer league. Each team has the same number of players on it. There are a total of 65 players in the league. How many players, P, are on each team?
    P ÷ 5 = 65
    5 + P = 65
    P - 5 = 65
    5P = 65
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  • Q4
    Which equation represents the following situation: The measures of two angles have a sum of 90˚. One of the angles measures 47˚. The measure of the other angle, M, is unknown. What is the measure of the other angle, M?
    M + 47 = 90
    90 + M = 47
    M - 90 = 47
    M - 47 = 90
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  • Q5
    Which equation represents the following situation: Rob is baking a cake. The recipe calls for 9 cups of flour. He has already put in 3 cups of flour. How many more cups, C, does he need to put in?
    C - 3 = 9
    3C = 9
    3 + C = 9
    C ÷ 3 = 9
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  • Q6
    Which equation represents the following situation: Three angles add up to 180˚. Two of the angle measures are 45˚ and 38˚. The third angle measure, X, is unknown. What is the measure of the third angle?
    83 - X = 180
    X + 83 = 180
    180 + X = 360
    X - 45 +38 = 180
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  • Q7
    Which expressions represents the following situation: Sean bought 5 fancy pens for a total cost of $20.55. The cost of each pen is P. How much does each pen cost?
    P ÷ 5 = 20.55
    P + 5 = 20.55
    5P = 20.55
    P - 5 = 20.55
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  • Q8
    Which equation represents the following situation: Mike earned money working at a restaurant. He decided to give $56.50 to a charity. He had $97.25 leftover after he donated money. How much money, M, did Mike earn for working at the restaurant?
    56.50 - M = 97.25
    56.50 + M = 97.25
    M - 56.50 = 97.25
    97.25 + M = 56.50
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