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 when you multiply Alec's age by 3 and subtract 14, you get the the same number as adding 20 to his age, how old is Alec?
How do you solve the equation 3A - 14 = A + 20?
If when I decrease a number by 6 and then multiply by 4, I get the same answer as when I subtract 9 from the original number, what is the number?
How do you solve 4(n - 6) = n - 9?
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This lesson includes some somewhat difficult riddle / word problems. You will learn how to take a word problem riddle, write an equation from the words, and solve / check your answer. This is a great tutorial for solving these simple Algebra word problems.