How do you write word statements as variable equations and solve them?
What does it mean to define a variable?
If the difference between three times a number and four is five times the number, what is the number?
How do you translate words into Algebra?
If 3n - 4 = 5n, what is n?
How do you check your solution to a word problem?
If the largest of three numbers is three times the smallest number, and the middle number is one less than twice the smallest number, and the sum of the three numbers is 77, what are the three numbers?
If n, 2n - 1, and 3n add up to 77, what does each equal?
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In this lesson, there are several examples shown of taking a word statement and finding the unknown number by writing out an equation. Every part of each problem is explained in detail.