Solving Word Problems on the SAT Video


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Translate the following from English into numbers: 'y is equal to three less than four times x.'

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1. The equation y/2=10-y could have come from which of the sentences below?

2. Jodie has one-tenth of the pie. Peter has three times as much pie as Marie has. Together Jodie, Peter, and Marie have half the pie. What fraction of the pie does Peter have?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Successfully solving math word problems on the SAT involves two steps. This quiz/worksheet combo will help test your understanding of them by challenging you to complete word problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following items:

  • Meaning of 'of' in SAT math word problem
  • Number of miles driven
  • Translation of word problem from English to numbers
  • Translation of math problem into words
  • Fractions

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related math problem lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about math word problems on the SAT in a different light
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge of converting and completing math word problems

Additional Learning

To learn more about the process of converting and completing word problems on the SAT, review the corresponding lesson on Solving Word Problems on the SAT. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define word problems
  • Explain how to convert
  • Gives advice on how to complete word problems
  • Provides conversion tips