Writing Sentences as Equations Worksheet
Problem: Write the sentence as an equation.
A number decreased by ten is thirty
Solution Let x represent the number.
Solution X is decreased by ten is represented by x - 10
Solution The equation x-10 is equal to 30 is represented by x - 10 = 30
Solution The answer is: x - 10 = 30
Try two practice problems:
Write each sentence as an equation.
A. Twice a number is forty
B.Seven less than a number is fifty two
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