Basic Algebra Word Problems 2

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Lesson Description:

Part 2 of learning how to solve basic word problems in Algebra.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you solve basic word problems in Algebra?
  • How do you set up and solve / check Algebra puzzles / riddles?
  • How can you check a word problem in Algebra?
  • How do you write an equation from a word problem?
  • How do you write the answer to a word problem in Algebra?
  • If when Beth subtracts her age from 56, she gets 31, how old is Beth?
  • If when Tammy subtracts her weight from 250, she gets 140, how much does Tammy weigh?
  • If when I multiply a number by 7 and add 13, I get 90, what is the number?
  • If 50 less than 3 times a number is -2, what is the number?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This video goes through some very classic word problems in Algebra, in which you must write an equation from words and solve. All steps are shown and explained, and a check is performed for every problem.
  • kdarling

    • Currently 3.0/5 Stars.
    Once again thorough, but could use some fun to liven it up.