1.3 Worksheet - Writing Equations from Word Problems

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Subject: Algebra
Grade: 9

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1.3 Worksheet - Writing Equations from Word Problems

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1) Write an equation for the following description. (Do not solve)


Eight times the difference of a number and 2 is the same as 3 times the sum of the number and 3.

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2) Sierra has a total of 61 dimes and quarters in her piggybank. She has 3 more quarters than dimes. The coins have a total value of $10.90. How many dimes and how many quarters does she have?


Type your answer like this example: 5 dimes, 10 quarters

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3) Penn used the formula for the sum of the angles inside a polygon: Sum of the interior angles = (nn-2)180, where nn is the number of angles of the polygon. Penn's answer is 1,980 degrees. How many angles does the polygon have?

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4) Fahrenheit temperature, FF , can be found from a Celsius temperature, CC , using the formula FF=1.8CC+32. Write an equation to find the temperature at which the Fahrenheit and Celsius readings are equal. What is that temperature?

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5) The sum of the first and last of four consecutive odd integers is 52. What are the four integers?

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