# Word Problems

# Word Problems: All Questions Are Created = Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around

*? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!***Word Problems**Q. 1. Select the best mathematical translation for the following statement: One-fourth of

*x*is not more than eight.Q. 2. Select the best mathematical translation for the following statement: The difference between y and 6 is greater than the quotient of 6 and y.

6-y kicks 's butt

Q. 3. Select the best mathematical translation for the following statement: A number doubled and then combined with four is one less than that same number.

2

*x*+ 4 - 1 =*x*2

*x*(4) - 1 =*x*2

*x*+ 4 =*x*- 12(

*x*+ 4) + 1 =*x*Archduke Francis Ferdinand. Wait, what was the question?

Q. 4. Select the best mathematical translation for the following statement: The sum of a number and half that same number is at most two.

*x*+ 2

*x*≤ 2

This + That = Something

Q. 5. Select the best mathematical translation for the following statement: Three less than a number is greater than or equal to 25% of that number.

3 -

*x*≥ 0.25(*x*)*x*- 3 ≥ 25(

*x*)

3 -

*x*≥ 25(*x*)*x*- 3 ≥ 0.25(

*x*) (answer)

3 -

*x*≥ the score I got on my last algebra quizQ. 6. Select the best mathematical translation for the following statement: The total of three copies of

*x*and three-sevenths of*x*is eleven.Q. 7. Select the best mathematical translation for the following statement: One-seventh of one-fifth of the difference of

*x*and 4 yields*x*quadrupled.Sorry, I only answer questions with fewer than two fractions in them.

Q. 8. The sum of two different numbers is greater than their ratio.

2(

*x*-*y*) >*xy*2 +

*x*+*y*>*xy**x*+

*y*> Donna Summer's "On the Ratio"

Q. 9. A rectangle has height

*h*and length*l*, as shown below. The perimeter of the rectangle must be 100 and the area of the rectangle must be at least 50.

*h*+

*l*= 100 and 2

*hl*≥ 50

*h*+

*l*= 100 and

*hl*< 50

2(

*h*+*l*) = 100 and 2*hl*> 502(

*h*+*l*) = 100 and*hl*≥ 50*h*=

*l*Oh, if only it could be that simple.

Q. 10. Five percent of

*x*is not greater than three percent of the difference of*x*and two.0.5

*x*> 0.3(*x*- 2)0.5

*x*≤ 0.3(*x*- 2)0.05

*x*> 0.03(*x*- 2)0.05

*x*≤ 0.03(*x*- 2)5% blah blah blah 3% blah blah blah

*x*+ 2 blah blah blah