Basic Algebra Word Problems 3

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Lesson Summary:

In "Basic Algebra Word Problems 3," students learn how to solve puzzles and riddles by writing equations and variables to find a missing number. Through examples like "18th more than the product of 7 and a number is 123" or "30 more than the product of a number in seven is nine," students are guided through how to write equations by breaking down key words and phrases. The lesson helps students understand that math is more than just numbers and arithmetic, and involves thinking critically and creatively.

Lesson Description:

Part 3 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 18 more than the product of 7 and a number is 123, what is the number?
  • If 30 more than the product of a number and 7 is 9, what is the number?
  • If 20 less than twice a number is 14, what is the number?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson goes through some more classic word problems / riddles in Algebra. All steps are shown as you will learn how to translate the words into an equation to solve and check. This is a very good lesson for learning how to solve basic Algebra word problems.
  • kdarling

    • Currently 3.0/5 Stars.
    The instructor does a great job walking the viewer through the problems.