# Translate the following into an equation and solve

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Translate the following into an equation and solve: James started with 20 flowers. He gave 6 of his friends each an equal number of flowers. He has 8 left. How many flowers did he give each friend?

The temperatures during a 5 day period in winter in Georgia were -5°F, 2°F, -3°F, 10°, and 23°. What was the mean temperature over the five day period?

An electrician charges \$50 to come to your house. He also charges \$25 for each hour he spends at your house. The electrician charges you a total of \$125. How many hours did he spend at your house?

Two years of local Internet service costs \$685, including the installation fee of \$85. What is the monthly fee?

A taxi charges \$1. 50 plus a fee of \$0. 60 for each mile traveled. If a ride costs \$5. 40, how many miles was the ride?

Peter is paid a weekly salary of \$459. He is paid an additional \$20. 25 for every hour of overtime he works. This week his total pay, including regular salary and overtime, was \$641. 25. How many hours of overtime did Peter work this week?

A long distance phone company charges \$24. 95 per month plus \$0. 07 per minute for calls. If a family’s monthly long distance bill is \$31. 32, how many minutes of long distance did they use?

Three years of storage space cost \$3, 500, including a one-time moving fee of \$125. What is the yearly cost?

Members of the varsity club are raising money with a car wash. They are charging \$12. 50 per car. Use the expression 12. 5 x to find how much money they can raise by washing x cars. If x = 25, how much money will they raise?

2 The expression n gives the area of a square, where n is the length of one side of the square. If n is 12 feet, what is the area of the square?

By the end of the 2001 season, Michael Jordan had averaged 31. 5 points per game over the course of his career of 930 games. Write an expression showing how many points (p) in total he had scored to average 31. 5 per game.

Warren pays an entrance fee of \$8 at the county fair. He spends \$0. 50 each time he rides the roller coaster. Write an expression to show much he spends at the fair if x = the number of times he rides the roller coaster.

There are 24 hours in a day and 7 days in a week. Write an expression to show many hours there are in t weeks.