Practice Page
 

 

Mathematical Sentences

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.

 

 

Click Here  for the solution

 

 


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?

 

Click Here  for the answer

 


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?

 

 

 

Click Here  for the answer

 


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?
 

 


Click Here  for the answer

 


If a + b = 6, b + c = 11, and c + d = 4, find the value of a if d = 1
 


Click Here  for the answer

This site is best viewed with Internet Explorer
Copyright 2001-2011 Oswego City School District
New York State Intermediate Test Prep Center

Studyzone.org