Algebraic Expression Word Problems

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Algebraic Expressions Word Problems

  • 20 more than a number (#682)
    20 more than a number tripled is100...
    algebraic expressions, expressions
  • A train moving at 75mph has a destination (#2155)
    A train moving at 75mph has a destination that is 150mi away. The train breaks down and has to be repaired and has delayed the trains schedule by six hours. to get to the destination on ...
    expressions, algebraic expressions
  • A typist types 45 words per minute (#1915)
    A typist types 45 words per ...
    algebraic expressions, expressions
  • A women buys 3 board games (#686)
    A women buys 3 board games for $107.10, including tax. If each board game cost $34...
    algebraic expressions, expressions
  • algebraic expressions (#148)
    111.40 is 60% of x
    algebraic expressions, expressions
  • algebraic expressions (#1001)
    47 less than the product of y and 7.
    algebraic expressions, expressions
  • Algebraic Expressions (#3570)
    Mikayla made less than 100 oatmeal cookies and chocolate chip cookies.  The ratio of oatmeal to chocolate cookies is 1:6. The ratio of burned to not burned is 1:10...
    expressions, algebraic expressions
  • Algebraic Expressions (#4375)
    Maddie earns $8 per hour. Write an algebraic expression to evaluate how much money Maddie will earn if she works for 15, 20, 25...
    algebraic expressions, expressions
  • Algebraic Expressions (#4431)
    water is being drianed out of a tank at a rate of 10 cubic feet per minute. let w represent the amount of water in the tank now. write an expression for the amount of water in the tank after 7 minutes. if the amount of water in the tank is now 1000 cubic ...
    algebraic expressions, expressions
  • Algebraic Expressions (#4458)
    A theater sold 480 tickets for a play last night. Floor seats sold for $30.00 each and balcony tickets sold for $24.00 each. The total amount collected for the 480 tickets was $13,200.00...
    algebraic expressions, expressions
  • Algebraic Expressions (#4477)
    Pearl has 10 more pigs on her farm than the sum of her cows and sheep. If she has c cowa NS S ...
    algebraic expressions, expressions
  • Algebraic Expressions (#4478)
    Pearl has 10 more pigs on her farm than the sum of her cows and sheep. If she has c cows ands ...
    algebraic expressions, expressions
  • Algebraic Expressions (#4852)
    if there are 3 engineers that want to meet ...
    algebraic expressions, expressions
  • Algebraic Expressions (#8127)
    susan bought a scooter. The scooter can go 30 miles on 5 gallons of ...
    algebraic expressions, expressions
  • Algebraic Expressions (#8484)
    Find the 2 consecutive even numbers if on-third of the smaller is one more than one-fourth of the bigger.
    algebraic expressions, expressions
  • Algebraic Expressions (#9440)
    i have 2 apples and bob has 5 ...
    algebraic expressions, expressions
  • Algebraic Expressions (#9566)
    Kevin earns $120 per week working 20 hours per week at a local grocery store. He wants to earn an additional $145 per week so that he can buy a car. If Kevin gets a second job working 10 hours per ...
    algebraic expressions, expressions
  • Algebraic Expressions (#10882)
    Karyn has earned $56.25 at her afternoon job. If she earns $2.50 per hour, how many more hours must she work to earn a total of $225 to buy a cassette player??? ^__^
    algebraic expressions, expressions
  • An airplane descends 4 feet every second (#1405)
    An airplane descends 4 feet every second prior to ...
    algebraic expressions, expressions, simplifying algebraic expressions
  • Bob`s swimming pool has a length (#2220)
    Bob's swimming pool has a length of w+14 and a width of w+8. There is a walkway around the pool that is 4 feet ...
    combining like terms, like terms, algebraic expressions, expressions
  • Coefficients (#3675)
    there are 150 apples and they need to split between 40 friends for 30 diffrent pies how much will each friend have in the pies
    algebraic fractions, algebraic expressions, coefficients, algebraic equations, expressions, equations
  • Coefficients (#3855)
    johnn and peter can do a piece of work in 3 3/7 days .while john works 3 days and peter works 4 days, they will finish the work .Find the time required by each to do the work
    coefficients, algebraic equations, algebraic expressions, algebraic fractions, expressions, equations
  • Coefficients (#5895)
    which equation has a graph you can trace to find the value of x that makes 8 = 2x - 6 a true statement?
    i. y = 2x         ii. y = -5x          iii. y = 2x - 6     iv. y = -2x + 1          v. y = 7
    coefficients, algebraic equations, algebraic expressions, algebraic fractions, equations, expressions
  • Combining Like Terms (#6759)
    how many medals were won by the 4 countries?
    U.S. (39) (25) (33) Great Britain (11) (10) (7) Brazil (0) (6) (6) Lithuania (2) (0) (3)
    combining like terms, like terms, algebraic expressions, expressions
  • Combining Like Terms (#6827)
    Jessica purchased a 600-minute pre-paid phone card and called her sister at college. After talking to her sister "t" minutes, she had less than 600 minutes on her calling card. (a) Write an equation to determine the number of minutes remaining on the card. (b) Now, suppose she talked to her sister for 65 ...
    combining like terms, like terms, algebraic expressions, expressions
  • Combining Like Terms (#6828)
    Jessica purchased a 600-minute pre-paid phone card and called her sister at college. After talking to her sister \"t\" minutes, she had less than 600 minutes on her calling card. (a) Write an equation to determine the number of minutes remaining on the card. (b) Now, suppose she talked to her sister for 65 ...
    combining like terms, like terms, algebraic expressions, expressions
  • Combining Like Terms (#7079)
    an item costs x dollars. the tax rate is 5% of the cost of the item, or .05...
    combining like terms, like terms, algebraic expressions, expressions
  • Combining Like Terms (#7676)
    if 6 times a number  is increaased by 9, the reasult is the same as the nu,mber increased by 34...
    combining like terms, like terms, algebraic expressions, expressions
  • Crane A can unload the container ship (#2040)
    Crane A can unload the container ship in 10 hours, and crane B can unload it in 14 hours. Crane A started to unload the ship at noon and was joined by crane B at 2 P....
    fractional coefficients, coefficients, equations, algebraic equations, algebraic expressions, algebraic fractions, expressions
  • Erica hiked up a mountain trial (#1003)
    Erica hiked up a mountain trial at 3km/h and returned at 4k/h. The entire trip took five hours 10 min including the half an hour she spent at the ...
    equations, fractional coefficients, expressions, coefficients, algebraic fractions, algebraic expressions, algebraic equations
  • Evaluating Binomial Coefficients (#6100)
    Find the coefficient of y^6 in (2x-3y^2)^6
    evaluating binomial coefficients, binomials, coefficients, polynomials, algebraic equations, algebraic expressions, algebraic fractions, expressions, equations
  • Fractional Coefficients (#8056)
    At a water pollution control facility one pipe can fill a tank in 4 hours. Combined with another pipe the tank can be filled in 2 hours, 24 ...
    fractional coefficients, coefficients, algebraic equations, algebraic expressions, algebraic fractions, equations, expressions
  • How much is the tax (#1067)
    How much is the tax on a $ 50 video game, if the tax rate is 5%
    expressions, algebraic expressions
  • Monica loved the book Wing High, Gooftah (#400)
    Monica loved the book Wing High, Gooftah. She read the last 28 chapters this past weekend. Seven of the chapters were less than 3 pages ...
    reducing to lowest terms, lowest terms, simplifying algebraic expressions, algebraic expressions, expressions
  • Ms Forsberg usually swims (#793)
    Ms Forsberg usually swims 150 laps a day. Today she decides she is going to swim p more laps. Write an expression for how many laps she will swim?

    She swims p extra laps every day for 7 ...
    expressions, algebraic expressions
  • Simplifying Algebraic Expressions (#4581)
    martina went shopping. she spent one-fifth of what she had in her wallet and then one-fifth of what remained. in all she spent $36.00...
    simplifying algebraic expressions, algebraic expressions, expressions
  • Two numbers are in the ratio (#864)
    Two numbers are in the ratio 5:2. One half of their sum is 10 and a ...
    fractional coefficients, expressions, algebraic fractions, algebraic expressions, algebraic equations, coefficients, equations
  • Two thirds fo a number increased by two (#2401)
    Two thirds fo a number increased by two is ...
    algebraic expressions, expressions
  • Zach, Kaitlyn and Josh went trick or treating (#970)
    Zach, Kaitlyn and Josh went trick or treating in different spots. Josh got twice as many goodies as ...
    algebraic expressions, expressions

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Many students find algebraic expressions word problems difficult. At TuLyn, we created word problems on algebraic expressions to help you better understand algebraic expressions.