Challenge Exercises for PreAlgebra
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1. 
An agent charges $150 per gig to book a rock band, plus $75 per month for travel expenses. What was his monthly fee if he booked 6 gigs for the band last month?

2. 
A gardener charges $8 per square foot to lay sod. If a square garden is 7 feet along each side, how much will he charge to lay sod on it?

3. 
Six people in a club will share the expenses of a party that costs $240. How much will Katie pay for her share of the party if the club owes her $8?

4. 
Evaluate the following expression:

5. 
Jesse spends $5 a day on lunch. Which algebraic expression correctly represents the amount of money he will spend on lunch in x days?



6. 
Which algebraic expression correctly represents this phrase?
The quotient of twelve and seven times a number, decreased by five.



7. 
Which algebraic equation correctly represents this sentence?
A number increased by eight is nineteen.



8. 
Which algebraic equation correctly represents this sentence?
Twentyfive is three times a number, decreased by eight.



9. 
Which sentence correctly represents this algebraic equation?
15 = 16y – 3



10. 
Which sentence correctly represents the algebraic equation below?


