Algebra-1 Problems

3.1 Addition Property of Equality


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1.

Solve for x

\begin{equation}x+10=15\end{equation}

2.

Solve for x

\begin{equation}-8=x-12\end{equation}

3.

Solve for x

\begin{equation}x+\frac{7}{9}=\frac{97}{9}\end{equation}

4.

A herd of elephants grew by 6 in number last year to a total of 8. How many elephants were there originally?

\begin{equation}x+6=8\end{equation}

5.

Jerry owed $\$8$, but made enough money by washing cars so that he had $\$5$ left after paying off his debt. How much did he make by washing cars?

\begin{equation}x-8=5\end{equation}

6.

Mrs. T was given a raise of $\$6$ an hour, which brought her hourly wage to $\$9$. Solve an equation to determine Mrs. T's hourly wage before her raise?

\begin{equation}x+6=9\end{equation}

7.

Monica finished her race in 18 seconds, which was 2 seconds less than her practice time. Write and solve an equation to find her practice time.

\begin{equation}x-2=18\end{equation}