Remember...using a
mathematical sentence as a problem
solving strategy involves translating the verbal phrase into algebraic
language. We call that writing an equation.
Four times a number, increased by nine is 37. Find the number.
Jack goes to the gym each week.
Every week he lifts 8 pounds more than the previous week.
During the ninth week he lifts 250 pounds. How much was he
lifting during his 1st week?
Students at Hilltop Middle School are dismissed at 2:55p.m.
During the day there is a 10 minute homeroom period, 8 class periods
of 41 minutes each, and a 34 minute lunch period. If 4 minutes
is allowed for passing between each period, what time does school
start each morning?
Postage is 34 cents for the first ounce and 21 cents for each
additional ounce. If the cost of mailing a package is $2.23,
how much does the package weigh?