# Jeopardy Solving Expressions Solving for a variable Equations

Jeopardy Solving Expressions Solving for a variable Equations & Equations Fractions & Absolute Value Proportions & Percent Q $100 Q $100 Q $200 Q $200 Q $300 Q $300 Q $400 Q $400 Q $500 Q $500 Final Jeopardy

$100 Question from Solving Equations X-7= -21

$100 Answer from Solving Equations X=-14

$200 Question from Solving Equations Write equation and solve: A number decreased by 18 is 53

$200 Answer from Solving Equations X-18 = -53 x=-35

$300 Question from Solving Equations 4/5 x=16

$300 Answer from Solving Equations x=20

$400 Question from Solving Equations -4 x + 71 = -1

$400 Answer from Solving Equations x=-7

$500 Question from Solving Equations 2(3+4 m)-9=45

$500 Answer from Solving Equations x=6

$100 Question from Expressions and Equations Write equation and solve: Four less than a number is eleven

$100 Answer from Expressions and Equations x-4=11 x-15

$200 Question from Expressions and Equations Write Expression: 3 more than the quotient of a number and 2

$200 Answer from Expressions and Equations n/2 + 3

$300 Question from Expressions and Equations Write the expression: ½ the sum of a number and 6

$300 Answer from Expressions and Equations ½(n+6)

$400 Question from Expressions and Equations 8 x – 1 = 23 – 4 x

$400 Answer from Expressions and Equations x=2

$500 Question from Expressions and Equations 3(r – 6) + 2 = 4(r + 2) - 21

$500 Answer from Expressions and Equations r = -3

$100 Question from Solving for a Variable Solve for h: A=bh

$100 Answer from Solving for a Variable h=A/b

$200 Question from Solving for a Variable Solve for t 3 k v = /t

$200 Answer from Solving for a Variable t= 3 k/ v

$300 Question from Solving for a Variable Solve for b: a+b+c A= /3

$300 Answer from Solving for a Variable b = 3 A – a - c

$400 Question from Solving for a Variable Mr. Gutierrez borrowed some money. At the end of the year, he repaid the loan plus 10. 5% of the original amount for interest. He paid back a total of $8287. 50. How much did he borrow originally?

$400 Answer from Solving for a Variable $7500

$500 Question from Solving for a Variable An adult’s ticket to the movie theater costs twice as much as a child’s ticket. Write an expression for the cost of admission for one child and one adult.

$500 Answer from Solving for a Variable 2 x + x = 3 x

$100 Question from Fractions & Absolute Value |-8| + |x| = |-8| + |-3|

$100 Answer from Fractions & Absolute Value x = 3, -3

$200 Question from Fractions & Absolute Value |x|/ + 7 = 42 5

$200 Answer from Fractions & Absolute Value x = 175, -175

$300 Question from Fractions & Absolute Value |3 m + 2| = 6

$300 Answer from Fractions & Absolute Value m = 4/3, -8/3

$400 Question from Fractions & Absolute Value 5/ 2/ x = 25/ + 5/ x + 3/ + 3 3 12 4 4

$400 Answer from Fractions & Absolute Value x = -2

$500 Question from Fractions & Absolute Value 1 7/ 2 x – 1/ 2 x = 3 3/ 4 x + 39

$500 Answer from Fractions & Absolute Value x = 12

$100 Question from Proportions & Percent y/3 = 9/27

$100 Answer from Proportions & Percent y=1

$200 Question from Proportions & Percent 100/a = 90/45

$200 Answer from Proportions & Percent a = 50

$300 Question from Proportions & Percent Write proportion and solve: Four shovels of sand are used for every 5 shovels of gravel in making cement. How many shovels of gravel are needed for 64 shovels of sand?

$300 Answer from Proportions & Percent 4/5 = 64/x x= 80

$400 Question from Proportions & Percent . 3 is 12% of what number?

$400 Answer from Proportions & Percent x = 2. 5

$500 Question from Proportions & Percent A family spent $208 one month for food. This was 26% of its income. What was its monthly income?

$500 Answer from Proportions & Percent 208/x = 26/100 x=800

Final Jeopardy Charles and his girlfriend Eva want to have a party for their friends. Both work at night. Charles has every ninth night off from work, and Eva has every fifth night off. Today is Sunday and Charles is off work. Eva has tomorrow night off. When is the first night they would both be able to have the party?

Final Jeopardy Answer Charles and Eva will both be off on a Monday five week later.

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