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Alex rents a car for one day. The charge is \$18 plus \$0.12 per mile. Alex wants to spend exactly \$30. Write an equation to represent the situation.
a) 18 + 0.12x = 30
b) 18x + 0.12 = 30
c) 30 - 0.12 = 18x
d) 18 -0.12x = 30

Nick opens a savings account with \$50. Each week after, he deposits \$15. He wants to save \$500. Write an equation to show this situation.
a) 50 - 15x = 500
b) 15x = 500
c) 50 + 15x = 500
d) 50x + 15 = 500

Miss Violet is buying granola bars for her students. She already has 16 granola bars in her desk and needs a total of 100 bars. They are sold in packs of 12. Write an equation to show how many more boxes of granola bars she needs.
a) 16x + 12 = 100
b) 16 + 12x = 100
c) 16 - 12x =100
d) 12x - 16 = 100

Jenny wants to save \$900 to go to Puerto Rico. She saves \$45 each week. Her brother gives her \$180. Write an equation to find how many weeks she must save.
a) 900 = 45x + 180
b) 180 + 900 = 45x
c) 45x = 900
d) 45x - 180 = 900

A building contractor buys 525 metal bars. Because he is buying more than 500 bars, the wholesaler gives him a discount of \$420. The total price is \$3,780. Write an equation to find the cost per bar.
a) 3780 = 420 + 525b
b) -420 - 525b = 3780
c) 525b + 420 = 3780
d) 525b - 420 = 3780

Cameron bought four begonias in 6-in pots and a \$19 fern at a fundraiser. He spent a total of \$63. What is the price per begonia?
a) 15.75
b) 11
c) 20.50
d) -11

It took Sharon 85 minutes to wash three cars. She spent x minutes on each car and 10 minutes putting everything away. Solve 3x + 10 = 85 to find how long it took to wash each car
a) 31,67
b) 28.3
c) 25
d) 5.5

Tabby went to the mall to buy a gift. She found a store that was having a store-wide discount of 25%. Write an expression to represent this situation if she buys a gift.
a) x +.25x
b) x - .25
c) .75x
d) .25x

Bernard buys a speaker system for h dollars. He must pay 4% tax. Write an expression for this situation.
a) h - 0.04h
b) 0.96h
c) 0.04h
d) h + 0.04h

The formula for Force is F = ma, where F = force, m = mass, and a = acceleration. Solve for acceleration.
a) a = F/m
b) a = m/F
c) a = Fm
d) a = mF

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