How to Solve One-Step Algebra Equations in Word Problems

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What is six plus twelve?

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1. A number plus five is the same as eleven. What is the number?

2. The difference between a number and ten is thirteen. What is the number?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

It's simple enough to solve a one-step algebra problem when simply given the equation, but when it's inside a word problem you'll need to focus on key words. In this quiz, you'll solve a series of word problems by calculating one-step algebra equations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz tests your one-step algebra knowledge in the following ways:

  • Recognize important terms in word problems
  • Solve word problems requiring one-step algebra equations

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most relevant information from the lesson on one-step algebra word problems
  • Problem solving - use this information to solve a series of word problems necessitating algebra
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge you have acquired about solving one-step algebra equations in word problems

Additional Learning

The lesson, How to Solve One-Step Algebra Equations in Word Problems, covers the following objectives:

  • Define word problems
  • Translate an example of a one-step algebra word problem
  • Solve the problem after translating it
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