Translate each of the follow sentences into an equation and solve
algebraically:
1. 
Ten
times a number, increased by 8, is 58.
Find the number. 



2. 
A number decreased by 20
equals 46.
Find the number. 



3. 
A
number divided by 5 equals 18.
Find the number. 



4. 
If 7 is
subtracted from a number, the result is 53.
Find the number. 



5. 
If 9 is added to onehalf of a number, the result is 29.
Find the number. 



6. 
After
he lost 14 pounds, Homer weighed 190 pounds. Find Homer's
original weight. 



7. 
A
shop owner bought 8 dozen shirts. If he sold all but 18 of
them, how
many shirts did he sell? 



8. 
The
cost of adding a garage to a home is 5 times as much as the cost of
painting the house. If the garage addition costs $15,000,
find the cost of painting the house. 



9. 
The
length of a rectangle is 5 times the width. If the width
is 7 meters, what is the length? 



10. 
After
2.5 feet had been cut from a piece of lumber, there were 9.5
feet left. What was the original length of the piece of
lumber? 



