# Linear Equation Word Problems, M/C (Grade 9)

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## Linear Equation Word Problems, M/C

1.

Jane currently has $3,360 in her savings account. Prior to getting paid, she had $1,230 in her savings account. How much was Jane's paycheck?

- $1,230 + $3,360 = x; x = $4,590
- $1,230 + x = $3,360; x = $2,130
- $1,230x = $3,360; x = $2.73
- none of the above

2.

Oceanside Bike Rental Shop charges 14 dollars plus 8 dollars an hour for renting a bike. Benny paid 78 dollars to rent a bike. How many hours did he pay to have the bike checked out?

- 100
- 9
- 56
- 8

3.

Kyle did some baking for a charity event. He made several batches of brownies, each of which required 2 cups of flour. He also made one banana loaf, which used 1 cup of flour. If he used 11 cups of flour total, how many batches of brownies did he make?

- 3
- 6
- 2
- 5

4.

458 students went on a school field trip. Ten buses were filled and 8 students traveled in cars. How many students were on each bus?

- 40
- 45
- 60
- 65

5.

Mark had some money. He gave half of that to his brother and then he gave another $5 to his sister. He now has $20. How much money did Mark have in the beginning?

- 50
- 25
- 100
- 10

6.

A shake at the Shake Shack costs 80ยข. The bill for three burgers and one shake was $4.40. How much was a burger?

- $1.20
- $2.40
- $1.50
- $1.22

7.

You paid $600 for a new guitar. Your guitar cost $40 more than twice the cost of your friend's guitar. How much did your friend's guitar cost?

- $280
- $560
- $340
- $323

8.

An ice cream sundae costs $1.75 plus an additional $0.35 for each topping. If the total cost is $2.80, how many toppings did the sundae have?

- 4
- 2
- 3
- 1

9.

In 40 hours at your regular rate of pay plus 5 hours of double time (twice your regular rate of pay), you earn $625. What is your regular rate of pay?

- $6.25
- $5.75
- $12.50
- $10.50

10.

Sarah recently went to the gas station and spent $31.40 in total. Aside from completely filling up her car with gas, she also bought a pack of gum for $2. If gas cost $2.45 per gallon, how big is her car's gas tank?

- 0.08 gallons
- 13.63 gallons
- 12.82 gallons
- 12 gallons

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