Equations - Solving Equations with Variable on Both Sides

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Equations - Solving Equations with Variable on Both Sides Worksheet


This worksheet contains 15 problems on solving equations with the variable on both sides and 3 word problems where students must write and solve an equation for a given situation.

Lesson: 

3. To solve equations with the variable on both sides.

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Number of Problems: 

18

Pages: 

2

Answer Key: 

No

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Algebra
Equations with Variables on Both Sides

Solve each equation. Check your answers. If appropriate, write identity or no solution.
1. 7 – 2n = n – 14

5. 8z – 7 = 3z – 7 + 5z

8. 2(6 – 4d) = 25 – 9d

15. 6 – 4d = 16 – 9d

Write an equation for each situation. Then solve and check your answer.

16. Hans needs to rent a moving truck. Suppose Company A charges a rate of $40 per day and Company B charges a $60 fee plus $20 a day. For what number of days is the cost the same?

17. Suppose a video store charges nonmembers $4 to rent each video. A store membership costs $21 and members pay only $2.50 to rent each video. For what number of videos is the cost the same?

18. Suppose your club is selling candles to raise money. It costs $100 to rent a booth from which to sell the candles. If the candles cost your club $1 each and are sold for $5, how many candles must be sold to equal your expenses?

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