## Basic Algebra Word Problems 1

Basic Algebra Word Problems 1
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Part of video series Solving Word Problems
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Part 1 of learning how to solve basic word problems in Algebra.
• How do you solve basic word problems in Algebra?
• How do you set up and solve / check Algebra puzzles / riddles?
• If when I add 20 to John's age, I get 32, how old is John?
• How can you check a word problem in Algebra?
• If ten less than a number is 18, what is the number?
• How do you write an equation from a word problem?
• How do you write the answer to a word problem in Algebra?
• If Mary's weight decreased by 14 pounds is 109, how much does Mary weigh?
• If when I divide Tom's age by 7, I get 11, how old is Tom?
• If when I multiply a number by -5, I get 35, what is the number?
This video goes through some very basic word problems / math riddles that involve writing and solving an equation from words. All steps of all problems are shown and explained.
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Reviewed by MathVids Staff on February 21, 2010.  