How to Write Equations & Formulas


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An equation is _____.

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1. A formula is an equation that _____.

2. John washes a car and a truck. He is paid $10 for the car and a total of $25 for both vehicles. If x is the amount he was paid for washing the truck, which equation correctly reflects the situation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Inside this pairing of a quiz and worksheet, you will come across questions about the definition of an equation, as well as the meaning of a formula. You can also find questions about variables and the proper equation representing a word problem.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The following subjects can be found in the quiz questions:

  • Equations
  • Formulas
  • Variables
  • Writing word problems into equations

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use what you have learned to turn a word problem into an equation
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can properly define formulas and equations
  • Information recall - remember what you have read about variables

Additional Learning

For extra content, go to the lesson titled How to Write Equations & Formulas. In this lesson, you can review material that includes the subjects listed below:

  • Pieces of equations such as constants
  • Operations within equations
  • Examples of word problems and equations