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Translating Verbal Statements into Equations
Express each of the following problems algebraically.
(Hint: Use n as the unknown number and create an equation from the problem.)
 3 1 11 2 14 16 9 17 6 7 13 8 15 10 18 5 12 4

down 1.

two times the sum of a number and 3 is 24

 2(n + 3) = ?

down 2.

35 less than a number equals 55

 n - 35 = ?

down 3.

The product of 4 and a number is 8

 ? = 8

down 4.

11 less than twice a number is 5

 2n - 11 = ?

down 5.

two times the sum of a number and 4 is 12

 2(n + 4) = ?

down 6.

seven times a number, less 11 is 59

 7n - ? = 59

down 7.

28 less than a number equals 47

 n - ? = 47

down 8.

The product of 9 and a number is 9

 9n = ?

down 9.

The sum of a number and five times the same number is 48

 n + 5n = ?

down 10.

77 less than a number equals -48

 n - ? = -48

down 11.

10 less than the product of 6 and a number is 20

 6n - ? = 20

across 1.

19 less than twice a number is -15

 ? - 19 = -15

across 2.

The sum of a number and five times the same number is 54

 n + 5n = ?

across 3.

six times a number, less 4 is 14

 6n - ? = 14

across 6.

The sum of 87 and a number is 132

 87+ n = ?

across 12.

The sum of 7 and the product of 3 and a number is 25

 7 + 3n = ?

across 13.

A number increased by 80 is 94

 n + ? = 94

across 14.

Twice the sum of a certain number and 25 is 56

 2(n ? 25) = 56

across 15.

15 less than a number equals 67

 n - 15 = ?

across 16.

The sum of 98 and a number is 142

 98+ n = ?

across 17.

six less than eight times a number is 42

 ? - 6 = 42

across 18.

The sum of 6 and the product of 2 and a number is 22