Math Is Easy  Algebra!
Algebra can be used to solve word problems.
First Degree Equations
1. If 27 is subtracted from three times a certain number,
the result is 18. Find the number. (Note 1)
Word Problem 1 Solution
2. The sum of three consecutive integers is 13 greater than
twice the smallest of the three integers. Find the numbers. (Note 1)
Word Problem 2 Solution
3. Danny received a car repair bill for $106. This included
$23 for parts, $22 per hour for each hour of labor, and $6 for taxes. Find
the number of hours of labor. (Note 1)
Word Problem 3 Solution
4. If 15 is subtracted from three times a certain number,
the result is 27. Find the number. (Note 1)
Word Problem 4 Solution
5. If 1 is subtracted from seven times a certain number,
the result is the same as if 31 is added to three times the number. Find the
number. (Note 1)
Word Problem 5 Solution
6. Find three consecutive integers whose sume is 42. (Note 1)
Word Problem 6 Solution
7. Find four consecutive integers whose sume is 118. (Note 1)
Word Problem 7 Solution
8. Find three consecutive odd integers such that three
times the second minus the third is 11 more than the first. (Note 1)
Word Problem 8 Solution
9. Find three consecutive even integers such that four
times the first minus the third is 6 more than twice the second. (Note 1)
Word Problem 9 Solution
(Note 1)
The source for the problem statement is:
“Intermediate Algebra For College Students” by Jerome E. Kaufman

