Solving One Step Equations 6th grade

by LAKETA BLUE

| 9 QuestionsNote from the author:

Solving Equations & Word Problems

1

1

Solve the equation below: ( Be sure to show your work)

2.8 = n + 1.3

2

1

Solve the equation below: ( Be sure to show your work)

1.5m = 2.55

3

5

Create an algebraic equation based on the word problem below.

Charlie goes to Wal-mart and purchases some candy. He shares 10 pieces with Ruby and is left with 24 pieces. How many pieces of candy does he purchase. ( Answer each part below)

Part a: How would you solve this problem using mental math?

Part b: Define the variable:

Part c: Set up an equation:

Part d: Solve the equation you created.

Part e: Write your final answer in a complete sentence.

4

1

Solve the equation below: ( Be sure to show your work!) { / means divide}

X / 1.2 = 7

5

5

Create an algebraic equation based on the word problem below.

Amy class has nine students on roll. There are some new students that join her class and the number of students increases to 16. How many students joined Amy's class? (Answer each part below)

Part a: How would you solve this problem using mental math?

Part b: Define the variable:

Part c: Set up an equation:

Part d: Solve the equation you created.

Part e: Write your final answer in a complete sentence.

6

3

Error Anaylsis:

Nick and James are debating about how the equation below should be solved.

x - 25.4 = 44.8

Nick says you should add 25. 4 to 44. 8; but James disagrees and states that you should subtract 25.4 from 44.8.

Who do you agree with and why? Be sure to include specific details and work to support your answer.

7

1

Solve the equation below by drawing an model. Use your notes if you get stuck! ( You will only get points for creating a MODEL)

m + 4 = 12

8

1

Solve the equation below by drawing an model. Use your notes if you get stuck! ( You will only get points for creating a MODEL)

n - 9 = 13

9

1

Solve the equation below: ( Be sure to show your work)

-16 + X = 15

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