2.03 Assignment: Problem Set: Combining Like Terms
Skyla Jones
Ms. Dugan
Algebra 1
December 21, 2018
1. 16x − 4x = -48
12x = -48
12
12
x
=
-4
2. 7m − 5 − 13m = 25
-6m - 5 = 25
-6m -5 + 5 = 25 + 5
-6m = 30
-6
-6
m = -5
3. 12.25 = 0.5q + 3.75
0.5q + 3.75 = 12.25
0.5q + 3.75 - 3.75 = 12.25 - 3.75
0.5q
=
8.5
0.5
0.5
q = 17
4. 2(2x - 4) + x = 7
2 • 2x - 2 • 4 + x = 7
4x - 8 + x = 7
5x - 8 = 7
5x - 8 + 8 = 7 + 8
5x = 15

2.03 Assignment: Problem Set: Combining Like Terms
Skyla Jones
Ms. Dugan
Algebra 1
December 21, 2018
5
5
x = 3
5. 8 = 3(3x + 8) − x
3(3x + 8) − x = 8
3 • 3x + 3 • 8 - x = 8
9x + 24 - x = 8
8x + 24 = 8
8x + 24 - 24 = 8 - 24
8x = -16
8
8
x = -2
6. 3t – 18t + 4 = -26
-15t + 4 = -26
-15t + 4 - 4 = -26 - 4
-15t = -30
-15
-15
t = 2
7. 13.75 = 0.25b + 0.50
0.25b + 0.50 = 13.75
0.25b + 0.50 - 0.50 = 13.75 - 0.50

2.03 Assignment: Problem Set: Combining Like Terms
Skyla Jones
Ms. Dugan
Algebra 1
December 21, 2018
0.25b = 13.25
0.50
0.50
b = 53
8. 10w + 4w = -84
14w = -84
14
14
w = -6
9. Erne and Silvia were going to the movie theatre. They cost of the two tickets all together was
$15.50. They also decided to get a small popcorn which is $3.00 and two sodas which is $3.25
each. The cost all together was $24.95. Silvia also wants chips which cost $2.00 a pack. They do