Basic Algebra Word Problems 5

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Lesson Description:

Part 5 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?
  • How do you translate words into an equation?
  • If the product of 3 and the sum of a number and 15 is equal to 108, what is the number?
  • How do you solve 3(n + 15) = 108?
  • If six times the difference between a number and five equals 30, what is the number?
  • How do you solve 6(n - 5) = 30?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson is very similar to the previous videos in this series, but it takes the math just a small step farther. These word problems are of intermediate difficulty. All steps from translating the problem from words to an equation are explained, and then the equations are solved and checked.
  • williamschleser

    • Currently 5.0/5 Stars.
    my math girl explains techniques to solving these problems in a thourough and concise manner....all easy to understand