Algebra-1 Problems

3.1 Addition Property of Equality


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1.

Solve for x

\begin{equation}x+6=10\end{equation}

2.

Solve for x

\begin{equation}-3=x-10\end{equation}

3.

Solve for x

\begin{equation}x+\frac{7}{3}=\frac{25}{3}\end{equation}

4.

A herd of elephants grew by 5 in number last year to a total of 8. How many elephants were there originally?

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

5.

Jerry owed $\$6$, but made enough money by washing cars so that he had $\$8$ left after paying off his debt. How much did he make by washing cars?

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

6.

Mrs. T was given a raise of $\$10$ an hour, which brought her hourly wage to $\$18$. Solve an equation to determine Mrs. T's hourly wage before her raise?

\begin{equation}x+10=18\end{equation}

7.

Monica finished her race in 13 seconds, which was 10 seconds less than her practice time. Write and solve an equation to find her practice time.

\begin{equation}x-10=13\end{equation}