# Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving

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Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
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Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustrate a rectangle that is thirteen units larger than x. (sum) Problem #1 Words  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustrate a rectangle that is thirteen units larger than x. (sum) Problem #1 Words  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustrate a rectangle that is five units less than x. (difference) Problem #2 Words  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustrate a rectangle that is five units less than x. (difference) Problem #2 Words  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustrate a rectangle that is four times larger than x. (product) Problem #3 Words  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustrate a rectangle that is four times larger than x. (product) Problem #3 Words  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustrate a rectangle that is one-third of x. (fractional part) Problem #4 Words  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustrate a rectangle that is one-third of x. (fractional part) Problem #4 Words  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustrate a rectangle that is one less than twice the value of x. Problem #5 Words  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustrate a rectangle that is one less than twice the value of x. Problem #5 Words  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustrate a rectangle that is eight more than half the value of x. Problem #6 Words  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustrate a rectangle that is eight more than half the value of x. Problem #6 Words  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustrate a rectangle that is six more than one-fifth the value of x. Problem #7 Words  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustrate a rectangle that is six more than one-fifth the value of x. Problem #7 Words  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustrate a rectangle that is one-sixth of three more than the value of x. Problem #8 Words  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustrate a rectangle that is one-sixth of three more than the value of x. Problem #8 Words  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustrate a rectangle that is three times the difference of the value of x and five. Problem #9 Words  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustrate a rectangle that is three times the difference of the value of x and five. Problem #9 Words  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustrate a rectangle that is one-quarter of the sum of three times the value of x and two. Problem #10 Words  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustrate a rectangle that is one-quarter of the sum of three times the value of x and two. Problem #10 Words  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Order of Operations  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right by first determining the order of operations and then constructing the illustration determined by the order in which the expression is evaluated. 1 Single Operation Op 1 SUM EXAMPLE #1 Order of Operations  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right by first determining the order of operations and then constructing the illustration determined by the order in which the expression is evaluated. 1 2 2 Operations Op 1 DIVISION Op 2 SUBTRACTION EXAMPLE #2 Order of Operations  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right by first determining the order of operations and then constructing the illustration determined by the order in which the expression is evaluated. 1 3 2 3 Operations Op 1 DIVISION Op 2 SUM Op 3 TIMES EXAMPLE #3 Order of Operations  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right by first determining the order of operations and then constructing the illustration determined by the order in which the expression is evaluated. 2 1 4 3 4 Operations Op 1 TIMES Op 2 DIFFERENCE Op 3 DIVISION Op 4 SUM EXAMPLE #4 Order of Operations  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right by first determining the order of operations and then constructing the illustration determined by the order in which the expression is evaluated. 2 1 4 3 5 5 Operations Op 1 DIVIDE Op 2 SUM Op 3 TIMES Op 4 SUM Op 5 DIVIDE EXAMPLE #5 Order of Operations  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right by first determining the order of operations and then constructing the illustration determined by the order in which the expression is evaluated. Problem #1 Order of Operations  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right by first determining the order of operations and then constructing the illustration determined by the order in which the expression is evaluated. Problem #1 Order of Operations  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right by first determining the order of operations and then constructing the illustration determined by the order in which the expression is evaluated. Problem #2 Order of Operations  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right by first determining the order of operations and then constructing the illustration determined by the order in which the expression is evaluated. Problem #2 Order of Operations  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right by first determining the order of operations and then constructing the illustration determined by the order in which the expression is evaluated. Problem #3 Order of Operations  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right by first determining the order of operations and then constructing the illustration determined by the order in which the expression is evaluated. Problem #3 Order of Operations  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right by first determining the order of operations and then constructing the illustration determined by the order in which the expression is evaluated. Problem #4 Order of Operations  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right by first determining the order of operations and then constructing the illustration determined by the order in which the expression is evaluated. Problem #4 Order of Operations  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right by first determining the order of operations and then constructing the illustration determined by the order in which the expression is evaluated. Problem #5 Order of Operations  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right by first determining the order of operations and then constructing the illustration determined by the order in which the expression is evaluated. Problem #5 Order of Operations  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right by first determining the order of operations and then constructing the illustration determined by the order in which the expression is evaluated. Problem #6 Order of Operations  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right by first determining the order of operations and then constructing the illustration determined by the order in which the expression is evaluated. Problem #6 Order of Operations  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right by first determining the order of operations and then constructing the illustration determined by the order in which the expression is evaluated. Problem #7 Order of Operations  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right by first determining the order of operations and then constructing the illustration determined by the order in which the expression is evaluated. Problem #7 Order of Operations  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right by first determining the order of operations and then constructing the illustration determined by the order in which the expression is evaluated. Problem #8 Order of Operations  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right by first determining the order of operations and then constructing the illustration determined by the order in which the expression is evaluated. Problem #8 Order of Operations  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right by first determining the order of operations and then constructing the illustration determined by the order in which the expression is evaluated. Problem #9 Order of Operations  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right by first determining the order of operations and then constructing the illustration determined by the order in which the expression is evaluated. Problem #9 Order of Operations  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right by first determining the order of operations and then constructing the illustration determined by the order in which the expression is evaluated. Problem #10 Order of Operations  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right by first determining the order of operations and then constructing the illustration determined by the order in which the expression is evaluated. Problem #10 Order of Operations  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Symbols  Pictures “FREE RESPONSE with your mind! THINK it out without the Order of Operations.”

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. Problem #1 Symbols  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. Problem #1 Symbols  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. Problem #2 Symbols  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. Problem #2 Symbols  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. Problem #3 Symbols  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. Problem #3 Symbols  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. Problem #4 Symbols  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. Problem #4 Symbols  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. Problem #5 Symbols  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. Problem #5 Symbols  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. Problem #6 Symbols  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. Problem #6 Symbols  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. Problem #7 Symbols  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. Problem #7 Symbols  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. Problem #8 Symbols  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. Problem #8 Symbols  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. Problem #9 Symbols  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. Problem #9 Symbols  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. Problem #10 Symbols  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. Problem #10 Symbols  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. Problem #11 Symbols  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. Problem #11 Symbols  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. Problem #12 Symbols  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. Problem #12 Symbols  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. Problem #13 Symbols  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. Problem #13 Symbols  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. Problem #14 Symbols  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. Problem #14 Symbols  Pictures

Math 902 THIS IS A TOUGH ONE! Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. Problem #15 Symbols  Pictures

Math 902 THIS IS A TOUGH ONE! Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. Problem #15 Symbols  Pictures

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Pictures  Symbols At the end of this section, let me know if these tasks are more difficult than the two earlier sets of tasks. you think

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: What is the Algebraic Expression? Problem #1 Pictures  Symbols

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: What is the Algebraic Expression? Problem #1 Pictures  Symbols

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: What is the Algebraic Expression? Problem #2 Pictures  Symbols

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: What is the Algebraic Expression? Problem #2 Pictures  Symbols

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: What is the Algebraic Expression? Problem #3 Pictures  Symbols

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: What is the Algebraic Expression? Problem #3 Pictures  Symbols

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: What is the Algebraic Expression? Problem #4 Pictures  Symbols

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: What is the Algebraic Expression? Problem #4 Pictures  Symbols

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: What is the Algebraic Expression? Problem #5 Pictures  Symbols

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: What is the Algebraic Expression? Problem #5 Pictures  Symbols

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: What is the Algebraic Expression? Problem #6 Pictures  Symbols

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: What is the Algebraic Expression? Problem #6 Pictures  Symbols

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: What is the Algebraic Expression? Problem #7 Pictures  Symbols

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: What is the Algebraic Expression? Problem #7 Pictures  Symbols

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: What is the Algebraic Expression? Problem #8 Pictures  Symbols

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: What is the Algebraic Expression? Problem #8 Pictures  Symbols

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Problem #9 Pictures  Symbols Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: What is the Algebraic Expression? Problem #9 Pictures  Symbols

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Problem #9 Pictures  Symbols Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: What is the Algebraic Expression? Problem #9 Pictures  Symbols

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: What is the Algebraic Expression? Problem #10 Pictures  Symbols

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: What is the Algebraic Expression? Problem #10 Pictures  Symbols

Math 902 You’ve been here before Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Pictures  Solution We’re going to solve equations made from the expressions in the last two sections for the unknown values of x. Let’s demonstrate your logic and math.

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. 52 The expression has a value of 52; so what is the value of x? Problem #1 Pictures  Solution

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
x = 45 Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. 52 The expression has a value of 52; so what is the value of x? Problem #1 Pictures  Solution

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: The expression has a value of 50; so what is the value of x? Problem #2 Pictures  Solution

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
x = 38 Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: The expression has a value of 50; so what is the value of x? Problem #2 Pictures  Symbols

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: 45 The expression has a value of 45; so what is the value of x? Problem #3 Pictures  Symbols

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
x = 53 Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: 45 The expression has a value of 45; so what is the value of x? Problem #3 Pictures  Symbols

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. 55 The expression has a value of 55; so what is the value of x? Problem #4 Pictures  Solution

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
x = 64 Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. 55 The expression has a value of 55; so what is the value of x? Problem #4 Pictures  Solution

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. 75 The expression has a value of 75; so what is the value of x? Problem #5 Pictures  Solution

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
x = 15 Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. 75 The expression has a value of 75; so what is the value of x? Problem #5 Pictures  Solution

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. 12 The expression has a value of 12; so what is the value of x? Problem #6 Pictures  Solution

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
x = 36 Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. 12 The expression has a value of 12; so what is the value of x? Problem #6 Pictures  Solution

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. 15 The expression has a value of 15; so what is the value of x? Problem #7 Pictures  Solution

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
x = 40 Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. 15 The expression has a value of 15; so what is the value of x? Problem #7 Pictures  Solution

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. 90 The expression has a value of 90; so what is the value of x? Problem #8 Pictures  Solution

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
x = 54 Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. 90 The expression has a value of 90; so what is the value of x? Problem #8 Pictures  Solution

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. 52 The expression has a value of 52; so what is the value of x? Problem #9 Pictures  Solution

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
x = 16 Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. 52 The expression has a value of 52; so what is the value of x? Problem #9 Pictures  Solution

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. 73 The expression has a value of 73; so what is the value of x? Problem #10 Pictures  Solution

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
x = 20 Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. 73 The expression has a value of 73; so what is the value of x? Problem #10 Pictures  Solution

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: 14 The expression has a value of 14; so what is the value of x? Problem #11 Pictures  Symbols

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
x = 22 Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: 14 The expression has a value of 14; so what is the value of x? Problem #11 Pictures  Symbols

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: 35 The expression has a value of 35; so what is the value of x? Problem #12 Pictures  Symbols

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
x = 11 Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: 35 The expression has a value of 35; so what is the value of x? Problem #12 Pictures  Symbols

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. 25 The expression has a value of 25; so what is the value of x? Problem #13 Pictures  Solution

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
x = 28 Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. 25 The expression has a value of 25; so what is the value of x? Problem #13 Pictures  Solution

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. 13 The expression has a value of 13; so what is the value of x? Problem #14 Pictures  Solution

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
x = 24 Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. 13 The expression has a value of 13; so what is the value of x? Problem #14 Pictures  Solution

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. 30 The expression has a value of 30; so what is the value of x? Problem #15 Pictures  Solution

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
x = 6 Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. 30 The expression has a value of 30; so what is the value of x? Problem #15 Pictures  Solution

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. 5 The expression has a value of 5; so what is the value of x? Problem #16 Pictures  Solution

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
x = 21 Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. 5 The expression has a value of 5; so what is the value of x? Problem #16 Pictures  Solution

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: 20 The expression has a value of 20; so what is the value of x? Problem #17 Pictures  Symbols

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
x = 33 Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: 20 The expression has a value of 20; so what is the value of x? Problem #17 Pictures  Symbols

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: 22 The expression has a value of 22; so what is the value of x? Problem #18 Pictures  Symbols

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
x = 3 Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: 22 The expression has a value of 22; so what is the value of x? Problem #18 Pictures  Symbols

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: 26 The expression has a value of 26; so what is the value of x? Problem #19 Pictures  Symbols

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
x = 7 Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: 26 The expression has a value of 26; so what is the value of x? Problem #19 Pictures  Symbols

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: 10 The expression has a value of 10; so what is the value of x? Problem #20 Pictures  Symbols

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
x = 52 Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: 10 The expression has a value of 10; so what is the value of x? Problem #20 Pictures  Symbols

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: The expression has a value of 9; so what is the value of x? 9 Problem #21 Pictures  Symbols

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Problem #9 Pictures  Symbols x = 7 Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: The expression has a value of 9; so what is the value of x? 9 Problem #21 Pictures  Symbols

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: The expression has a value of 8; so what is the value of x? 4 4 Problem #22 Pictures  Symbols

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
x = 27 Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the quantity requested. Illustration: The expression has a value of 8; so what is the value of x? 4 4 Problem #22 Pictures  Symbols

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. 80 The expression has a value of 80; so what is the value of x? Problem #23 Pictures  Solution

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
x = 55 Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. 80 The expression has a value of 80; so what is the value of x? Problem #23 Pictures  Solution

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. 15 The expression has a value of 15; so what is the value of x? Problem #24 Pictures  Solution

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
x = 6 Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. 15 The expression has a value of 15; so what is the value of x? Problem #24 Pictures  Solution

Math 902 THIS IS A TOUGH ONE! Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. 0.75 The expression has a value of 0.75; so what is the value of x? Problem #25 Pictures  Solution

x = 15 Math THIS IS A TOUGH ONE! Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Using the rectangle below representing an unknown value, x, illustrate the expression at the right. 0.75 The expression has a value of 0.75; so what is the value of x? Problem #25 Pictures  Solution

Math 902 Recalling the Order of Operations Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
Symbols  Solution

Math 902 To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice
Math To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice. Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving As demonstrated in our examples in class, to solve an equation involving: ADDITION, we do the opposite and SUBTRACT, SUBTRACTION, we do the opposite and ADD, MULTIPLICATION, We do the opposite and DIVIDE, DIVISION, we do the opposite and MULTIPLY. Examples #1 Symbols  Solution

Math 902 To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice
Math To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice. Transition to Algebra If an equation involves more than one operation, before you solve for x: Suppose a value was assigned for x, number the order in which the expression is evaluated and solve in “reverse” order. Examples #2 Symbols  Solution

Math 902 To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice
Math To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice. Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving If an equation involves more than one operation, before you solve for x: Suppose a value was assigned for x, number the order in which the expression is evaluated and solve in “reverse” order. Examples #3 Symbols  Solution

Math 902 To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice
Math To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice. Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Solve for x: x = Problem #1 Symbols  Solution

Math 902 To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice
Math To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice. Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Solve for x: 19 x = Problem #1 Symbols  Solution

Math 902 To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice
Math To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice. Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Solve for x: x = Problem #2 Symbols  Solution

Math 902 To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice
Math To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice. Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Solve for x: 68 x = Problem #2 Symbols  Solution

Math 902 To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice
Math To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice. Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Solve for x: x = Problem #3 Symbols  Solution

Math 902 To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice
Math To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice. Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Solve for x: 13 x = Problem #3 Symbols  Solution

Math 902 To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice
Math To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice. Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Solve for x: x = Problem #4 Symbols  Solution

Math 902 To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice
Math To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice. Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Solve for x: 45 x = Problem #4 Symbols  Solution

Math 902 To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice
Math To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice. Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Solve for x: (First number the order in which the expression is computed and work backwards.) x = Problem #5 Symbols  Solution

Math 902 To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice
Math To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice. Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Solve for x: (First number the order in which the expression is computed and work backwards.) 2 1 17 x = Problem #5 Symbols  Solution

Math 902 To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice
Math To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice. Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Solve for x: (First number the order in which the expression is computed and work backwards.) x = Problem #6 Symbols  Solution

Math 902 To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice
Math To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice. Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Solve for x: (First number the order in which the expression is computed and work backwards.) 2 1 18 x = Problem #6 Symbols  Solution

Math 902 To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice
Math To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice. Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Solve for x: (First number the order in which the expression is computed and work backwards.) x = Problem #7 Symbols  Solution

Math 902 To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice
Math To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice. Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Solve for x: (First number the order in which the expression is computed and work backwards.) 1 2 23 x = Problem #7 Symbols  Solution

Math 902 To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice
Math To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice. Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Solve for x: (First number the order in which the expression is computed and work backwards.) x = Problem #8 Symbols  Solution

Math 902 To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice
Math To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice. Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Solve for x: (First number the order in which the expression is computed and work backwards.) 1 2 3 4 5 x = Problem #8 Symbols  Solution

Math 902 To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice
Math To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice. Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Solve for x: (First number the order in which the expression is computed and work backwards.) x = Problem #9 Symbols  Solution

Math 902 To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice
Math To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice. Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Solve for x: (First number the order in which the expression is computed and work backwards.) 2 3 1 7 x = Problem #9 Symbols  Solution

Math 902 To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice
Math To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice. Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Solve for x: (First number the order in which the expression is computed and work backwards.) x = Problem #10 Symbols  Solution

Math 902 To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice
Math To draw or not to draw, it’s your choice. Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Solve for x: (First number the order in which the expression is computed and work backwards.) 1 2 3 4 20 x = Problem #10 Symbols  Solution

Words  Solution Applications
Math THIS IS WHAT IT IS ALL ABOUT! Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Words  Solution Applications (some from your text)

PROBLEM FROM TEXTBOOK Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving TV Watching. On average, people age 12 or older spent 1704 hours watching TV in This is 202 more than in 2000. Determine the number of hours people in this age group spent watching TV in 2000. Problem #1 Words  Solution FROM YOUR TEXT on page 65 problem # 9

How much longer is the Amazon?
PROBLEM FROM TEXTBOOK Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Longest Rivers. The longest river in the world is the Amazon in South America at about 4225 miles. The longest river in the United States is the Missouri-Mississippi at about 3860 miles. How much longer is the Amazon? Problem #2 Words  Solution FROM YOUR TEXT on page 65 problem # 12

How many motorcycles were sold in 2006?
PROBLEM FROM TEXTBOOK Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Motorcycle Sales. Motorcycle sales totaled 521,000 in the United States in Sales in 2006 exceeded this total by 669,000. How many motorcycles were sold in 2006? Problem #3 Words  Solution FROM YOUR TEXT on page 67 problem # 27

How much did each child receive?
PROBLEM FROM TEXTBOOK Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Yard-Sale Profit. Ruth made \$312 at her yard sale and divided the money equally among her four grandchildren. How much did each child receive? Problem #4 Words  Solution FROM YOUR TEXT on page 67 problem # 29

Determine the total cost of the purchase.
PROBLEM FROM TEXTBOOK Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Refrigerator Purchase. Gourmet Deli has a chain of 24 restaurants. It buys commercial refrigerator for each store at a cost of \$1019 each. Determine the total cost of the purchase. Problem #5 Words  Solution FROM YOUR TEXT on page 67 problem # 33

Elena buys 5 video games at \$64 each and pays them with \$10 bills.
PROBLEM FROM TEXTBOOK Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Elena buys 5 video games at \$64 each and pays them with \$10 bills. How many \$10 bills does it take? Problem #6 Words  Solution FROM YOUR TEXT on page 69 problem # 49

PROBLEM FROM TEXTBOOK Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving The balance in Dylan’s bank account is \$749. He uses his debit card for purchases of \$34 and \$65. Then me makes a deposit of \$123 from his paycheck. What is his new balance? Problem #7 Words  Solution FROM YOUR TEXT on page 69 problem # 52

PROBLEM FROM TEXTBOOK Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving A mining company estimates that a crew must tunnel 2000 feet into a mountain to reach a deposit of copper ore. Each day, the crew tunnels about 500 feet. Each night, about 200 feet of lose rocks rolls back into the tunnel. How many days will it take the mining company to reach the copper deposit? Problem #8 Words  Solution FROM YOUR TEXT on page 84 problem # 67

How much does she now owe on her credit card?
PROBLEM FROM TEXTBOOK Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Laura has a charge of \$477 on her credit card, but she then returns a sweater that costs \$129. How much does she now owe on her credit card? Problem #9 Words  Solution FROM YOUR TEXT on page 103 problem # 72

Find the difference between these temperatures.
PROBLEM FROM TEXTBOOK Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Surface Temperature on Mercury. Surface temperatures on Mercury vary from 840°F on the equator when the planet is closest to the sun to -290°F at night. Find the difference between these temperatures. Problem #10 Words  Solution FROM YOUR TEXT on page 104 problem # 104

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Peter had \$4.00 while Mary had \$7.oo. How much did they have altogether? Problem #1 Words  Solution

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Peter had \$4.00 while Mary had \$7.oo. How much did they have altogether? Problem #1 Words  Solution

How much did Loretta take shopping?
Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Jim took \$23.00 with him to go shopping. His sister, Loretta took \$13.00 more than he did. How much did Loretta take shopping? Problem #2 Words  Solution

How much did Loretta take shopping?
Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Jim took \$23.00 with him to go shopping. His sister, Loretta took \$13.00 more than he did. How much did Loretta take shopping? Problem #2 Words  Solution

What is the capacity of the container (in quarts)?
Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Barbara fills a container with 9 cartons of maple syrup. Each carton contains 2 quarts of maple syrup. What is the capacity of the container (in quarts)? Problem #3 Words  Solution

What was the total spent by Bonnie and Jim?
Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Bonnie spent a total of \$140 on her car. Jim spent 5 times the amount that Bonnie spent. What was the total spent by Bonnie and Jim? Problem #4 Words  Solution

What was the total spent by Bonnie and Jim?
Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Bonnie spent a total of \$140 on her car. Jim spent 5 times the amount that Bonnie spent. What was the total spent by Bonnie and Jim? Problem #4 Words  Solution

What was the difference in their weight?
Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Jerry weighed himself. His weight was 175 lbs. He was 5 times heavier than his brother, Sam. What was the difference in their weight? Problem #5 Words  Solution

What was the difference in their weight?
Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Jerry weighed himself. His weight was 175 lbs. He was 5 times heavier than his brother, Sam. What was the difference in their weight? Problem #5 Words  Solution

How many mangos were there in the box at first?
Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Mary had a box of mangos. After giving 3 mangos each to 7 children, she had 20 left. How many mangos were there in the box at first? Problem #6 Words  Solution

How many mangos were there in the box at first?
Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Mary had a box of mangos. After giving 3 mangos each to 7 children, she had 20 left. How many mangos were there in the box at first? Problem #6 Words  Solution

How many of each kind of cookies did he have left?
Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Dylan bought 4 boxes of cookies. There were 12 chocolate and 8 sugar cookies in each box. He put together a platter of 40 chocolate and 25 sugar cookies for church. How many of each kind of cookies did he have left? Problem #7 Words  Solution

How many of each kind of cookies did he have left?
Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Dylan bought 4 boxes of cookies. There were 12 chocolate and 8 sugar cookies in each box. He put together a platter of 40 chocolate and 25 sugar cookies for church. How many of each kind of cookies did he have left? Problem #7 Words  Solution

How many children were in the group?
Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Mary had 1240 picture cards. She kept 80 cards for herself and gave the rest to a group of children. Each child received 8 cards. How many children were in the group? Problem #8 Words  Solution

How many children were in the group?
Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Mary had 1240 picture cards. She kept 80 cards for herself and gave the rest to a group of children. Each child received 8 cards. How many children were in the group? Problem #8 Words  Solution

How much did Kyle spend on his purchase?
Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Each pen cost 85 cents while a package of 3 pencils costs 65 cents. Kyle purchased 8 pens and 12 pencils. How much did Kyle spend on his purchase? Problem #9 Words  Solution

How much did Kyle spend on his purchase?
Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Each pen cost 85 cents while a package of 3 pencils costs 65 cents. Kyle purchased 8 pens and 12 pencils. How much did Kyle spend on his purchase? Problem #9 Words  Solution

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
For the past 4 months, Grace’s salary was \$1895 per month. She saved \$3032 during the 4 months and spent the rest. How much did she spend? Problem #10 Words  Solution

Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving
For the past 4 months, Grace’s salary was \$1895 per month. She saved \$3032 during the 4 months and spent the rest. How much did she spend? Problem #10 Words  Solution

How much did he spend on his wife’s present?
Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Bob had a total of \$825 to spend on Christmas shopping. He spent 2/3 of it on his wife’s present. How much did he spend on his wife’s present? Problem #11 Words  Solution

How much did he have left?
Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Simi withdrew \$1224 from his savings. He spent half of it on fixing his car. One-third of what he had remaining was used for school. How much did he have left? Problem #12 Words  Solution

How much did he have left?
Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Simi withdrew \$1224 from his savings. He spent half of it on fixing his car. One-third of what he had remaining was used for school. How much did he have left? Problem #12 Words  Solution

What fraction of the cake was left?
Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Sally took three-eight of a cake to her office to share with her office mates, and her sister ate one-fifth of the remaining portion. What fraction of the cake was left? Problem #13 Words  Solution

What fraction of the cake was left?
Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Sally took three-eight of a cake to her office to share with her office mates, and her sister ate one-fifth of the remaining portion. What fraction of the cake was left? Problem #13 Words  Solution

How many eggs did she did she buy?
Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Judy bought some eggs. She used 2/5 of the eggs to bake cakes. She had 18 eggs left. How many eggs did she did she buy? Problem #14 Words  Solution

How many eggs did she did she buy?
Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Judy bought some eggs. She used 2/5 of the eggs to bake cakes. She had 18 eggs left. How many eggs did she did she buy? Problem #14 Words  Solution

How much money did Fred have at the beginning?
Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Fred could not divide the amount of money in his pocket equally among his 4 kids. His wife gave him an additional \$3 after which each of his 4 kids received \$8. How much money did Fred have at the beginning? Problem #15 Words  Solution

How much money did Fred have at the beginning?
Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Fred could not divide the amount of money in his pocket equally among his 4 kids. His wife gave him an additional \$3 after which each of his 4 kids received \$8. How much money did Fred have at the beginning? Problem #15 Words  Solution

Cindy received 2/5 of her grandfather’s estate which totaled \$220,000.
Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Cindy received 2/5 of her grandfather’s estate which totaled \$220,000. How much did she receive? Problem #16 Words  Solution

Cindy received 2/5 of her grandfather’s estate which totaled \$220,000.
Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Cindy received 2/5 of her grandfather’s estate which totaled \$220,000. How much did she receive? Problem #16 Words  Solution

How much was the total winnings?
Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Marian’s portion of lottery ticket winnings was \$1,575,000 which was 3/8 of the total. How much was the total winnings? Problem #17 Words  Solution

How much was the total winnings?
Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Marian’s portion of lottery ticket winnings was \$1,575,000 which was 3/8 of the total. How much was the total winnings? Problem #17 Words  Solution

How many bananas did he buy?
Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Jimmy shops at the farmer’s market each weekend and buys twice as many bananas compared to the total amount of all the other fruits he purchases. he purchased 7 apples, 4 pears, and 3 oranges. How many bananas did he buy? Problem #18 Words  Solution

How many bananas did he buy?
Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Jimmy shops at the farmer’s market each weekend and buys twice as many bananas compared to the total amount of all the other fruits he purchases. he purchased 7 apples, 4 pears, and 3 oranges. How many bananas did he buy? Problem #18 Words  Solution

How much money did Tristan have at the beginning?
Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Tristan divided a certain amount of money into 3 equal shares. He gave the first share to Betty, the second share to Veronica, and then divide the remainder into 3 equal shares and gave one share to Archie. He kept the rest totaling \$24. How much money did Tristan have at the beginning? Problem #19 Words  Solution

How much money did Tristan have at the beginning?
Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Tristan divided a certain amount of money into 3 equal shares. He gave the first share to Betty, the second share to Veronica, and then divide the remainder into 3 equal shares and gave one share to Archie. He kept the rest totaling \$24. How much money did Tristan have at the beginning? Problem #19 Words  Solution

How much does the dictionary cost?
Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Tom spent three-quarters of his money on a dictionary. He spent one-half of the remainder on a calculator. The dictionary cost \$30 more than the calculator. How much does the dictionary cost? Problem #20 Words  Solution

How much does the dictionary cost?
Math 902 Transition to Algebra and Problem Solving Tom spent three-quarters of his money on a dictionary. He spent one-half of the remainder on a calculator. The dictionary cost \$30 more than the calculator. How much does the dictionary cost? Problem #20 Words  Solution