# Solving Equations Students get one of the cards. You can do this ```Solving Equations
1. Students get one of the cards. You can do this activity with only the +/- cards, the
multiplication/division cards, or with all the cards.
2. The cards either contain an equation or a statement that needs translated into an equation.
3. Students look at their card and then find the person in the room with the card that matches
theirs.
4. When they find their match, they solve the equation.
Seventeen is four
more than x.
17  4  x
A number
decreased by
seven is 23.
x  7  23
The difference of
x and 17 is 37.
x 17  37
The sum of x and
35 is 83.
x  35  83 83  x 12
The sum of a
number and 46
is 52.
x  46  52
Four less than a
number is 12.
A number
decreased by 5 is
17.
Twenty-five
equals a number
n plus 15.
25  n 15
x  4  12
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6  y  18
Five equals a
number minus 8.
5  n 8
n  5  18

17  x  5
Twelve equals 23
subtracted from a
number.
3  x  10

x  3  12
The sum of a
number and 6 is 9.
x 10  15

x  23  7
The difference of
3 and a number is
2.
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Eight increased
by y is 13.
8  y  13
Thirteen
decreased by a
number is 4.
13  x  4
Twelve
decreased by a
number is 15.
12  n  15
Three equals
what number
plus 12?
3  x 12
The sum of a
number and 9 is
17.
x  9  17
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Six plus y equals
18.

A number
increased by 5 is
18.

17 is 5 less than
a number.

The sum of 3 and
a number is 10.

What number
plus 3 equals 12?
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The sum of a
number and 10
is 15.

The difference of
a number and 23
is 7.

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Eighty-three is 12
less than x.
x  5  17
12  n  23
x 6 9
x 32
x
36 
2
x
2
26
x
 10
10
x
4
8
x
4
6
3x  12
The product of
seven and x is 42.
7x  42
The product of 20
and a number is
100.
20x  100
The product of 7
and a number is
63.
7x  63
Thirteen equals
the quotient of x
divided by 3.
Six multiplied by
a number is 54.
6x  54
A number divided
by 12 is 4.
Twice a number
is 18.
2x  18
Half of a number
is 10.
The quotient of a
number and 5 is
11.
x
 11
5
x
4
7
Three times what
number is 21?
x

13 
3
4 x  32

x
 12
3
x
4
12
x 
 10
2
3x  21

18  3x
Thirty-six is half
of x.
The quotient of a
number and 26 is
2.
The quotient of a
number and 10 is
10.
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A number divided
by 8 equals four.
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The quotient of a
number and 6 is
4.

Three times what
number is 12?
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Four is what
number divided
by 7?

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The product of 4
and a number is
32.
What number
divided by 3
equals 12?
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18 is what
number times 3?
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The quotient of x
and three is nine.
x
9
3
Eighty-one is the
product of a
number and 9.
81  9x
A number divided
by 2 is 9.
x
9
2
The product of 12
and a number is
60.
12x  60
6 equals 30
divided by what
number?
6
30
x
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