# word problem

### Melissa used 12 gallons of gas on Saturday and 234 gallons of gas on Sunday. How many more gallons o

Melissa used 12 gallons of gas on Saturday and 234 gallons of gas on Sunday. How many more gallons of gas did she use on Sunday? 234 - 12 = 222
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### Jenny went shoe shopping. Now she has 5 more pairs than her brother. Together they have 25 pairs. Ho

Jenny went shoe shopping. Now she has 5 more pairs than her brother. Together they have 25 pairs. How many pairs does Jenny have and how many...
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### Robert has 45 dollars. He buys 6 tshirts and has 7 dollars left over. How much did each tshirt cost?

Let x be the price of one t-shirt. Set up an equation: 6 times the number of t-shirts plus 7 dollars left over get him to a total of 45 6x = 45 -...
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### A home is to be built on a rectangular plot of land with a perimeter of 800 feet. If the length is 2

A home is to be built on a rectangular plot of land with a perimeter of 800 feet. If the length is 20 feet less than 3 times the width, what are...
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### Blake writes 4 pages per hour. How many hours will Blake have to spend writing this week in order to

Blake writes 4 pages per hour. How many hours will Blake have to spend writing this week in order to have written a total of 16 pages? Let x =...
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### You have \$37 to plant garden. If you spend \$12.25 on seeds, how many packs of vegetable plants can

You have \$37 to plant garden. If you spend \$12.25 on seeds, how many packs of vegetable plants can you buy for 2.75 each? How much do we have to...
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### Marty is 3 years younger than 6 times his friend Warrens age. The sum of their ages is greater than

Marty is 3 years younger than 6 times his friend Warrens age. The sum of their ages is greater than 11. What is the youngest age Warren can be?...
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### A taxi charges a flat rate of 1.75, plus an additional 0.65 per mile. If Erica has at most 10 to spe

A taxi charges a flat rate of 1.75, plus an additional 0.65 per mile. If Erica has at most 10 to spend on the cab ride, how far could she travel?...
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### Two years of local internet service costs 685, including the installation fee of 85. What is the mon

Two years of local internet service costs 685, including the installation fee of 85. What is the monthly fee? Subtract the installation fee of 85...
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### Brenda has already knit 4 centimeters of scarf, and can knit 1 centimeter each night. After 43 night

Brenda has already knit 4 centimeters of scarf, and can knit 1 centimeter each night. After 43 nights of knitting, how many centimeters of scarf...
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### Johns grade has 3 classrooms. Each classroom has 14 tables. Two students sit at each table about how

Johns grade has 3 classrooms. Each classroom has 14 tables. Two students sit at each table about how many students are there in all? 3 classrooms...
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### Suppose Briley has 10 coins in quarters and dimes and has a total of 1.45. How many of each coin doe

Suppose Briley has 10 coins in quarters and dimes and has a total of 1.45. How many of each coin does she have? Set up two equations where d is...
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### Marissa has 24 coins in quarters and nickels. She has 3 dollars. How many of the coins are quarters?

Let n be the number of nickels and q be the number of quarters. We have two equations: (1) n + q = 24 (2) 0.05n + 0.25q = 3 Rearrange (1) to...
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### The cost for parking at a parking garage is 2.25 plus an additional 1.50 for each hour. What is the

The cost for parking at a parking garage is 2.25 plus an additional 1.50 for each hour. What is the total cost to park for 5 hours? Set up our...
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### Video store movie rental plans. Plan A 25 membership fee plus 1.25 for movie. Plan B 40 for unlimite

Video store movie rental plans. Plan A 25 membership fee plus 1.25 for movie. Plan B 40 for unlimited rentals. What number of movies rentals is...
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### A pet supply chain called pet city has 15 hamsters and 12 gerbils for sale at its seaside location.

A pet supply chain called pet city has 15 hamsters and 12 gerbils for sale at its seaside location. At its livingston location there are 19...
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### Ricks age increased by 24 is 69

Let a be Rick's age We have a + 24 = 69 Subtract 24 from each side a = 45
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### A company now has 4900 employees nationwide. It wishes to reduce the number of employees by 300 per

A company now has 4900 employees nationwide. It wishes to reduce the number of employees by 300 per year through retirements, until its total...
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