1. You went to lunch with your friend, and the bill was $19.00. Your lunch is $3.00 more than
your friend’s. How much was your friend’s lunch?
a) f + 3 = 19; $8.00 <-------------
b) 3f + 2 = 19; $8.00
c) 2f + 3 = 19; $8.00
d) 2f – 3 = 19; $8.00
2. Jason weighs 36 pounds. Together, he and his sister weigh four pounds more than three times
the weight of his sister. What is the weight, w, of Jason’s sister?
a) 36 + w = 3w; 18 pounds
b) 36 + w – 4 = 3w; 19 pounds <-----
c) 36 + w = 3w + 4; 16 pounds
d) 36 + w = 3w – 4; 20 pounds
3. Paula sold 35 packages of wrapping paper for this year’s Booster Club fundraiser. This is one
less than twice the number of packages that she sold last year. How many packages did Paula
sell last year?
a) 17 packages <--------------------
b) 16 packages
c) 20 packages
d) 18 packages
4. Kelvin and Marsha are going to dinner and a movie this evening. Kelvin wants to have at least
$70 cash in his wallet. He currently has $10. How much money, x, does Kelvin need to
withdraw from the bank?
a) x + 10 > 70; x > $60
b) x + 10 ≥ 70; x ≥ $60
c) x + 10 < 70; x < $60
d) x + 10 ≤ 70; x ≤ $60 <-----------
5. Jason is driving from Lakeview to Dodge City, a distance of more than 200 miles. After
driving 60 miles, Jason stops for gas. How many more miles, x, does Jason have to drive to
reach Dodge City?
a) x + 60 < 200; x < 140
b) x + 60 ≤ 200; x ≤ 140
c) x + 60 > 200; x > 140 <----------
d) x + 60 ≥ 200; x ≥ 140
6. Levi earns $6.25 per hour working after school. He needs at least $143.75 for a stereo system.
How many hours h does he need to work to reach his goal?
a) h/6.25> 143.75; h > 23; 23 hours<-----------------------
b) 6.25h ≤ 143.75; h ≤ 23; 23 hours
c) h/6.25< 143.75; h < 23; 23 hours
d) 6.25h ≥ 143.75; h ≥ 23; 23 hours