Name:    Try It Out -- Chapter 1, Lesson 8: Variables in Equations

True/False
Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false.

Cheryl and Lewis have had 8 bicycles since they learned to ride.

1.

The situation is represented by the equation C + L = 8.

Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

2.

Cheryl has had three times as many bicycles as Lewis. Select the equation that represents the situation.

 a. C = L + 2 b. L = C + C + C c. C = L + L + L

3.

How many bicycles has Lewis had?

 a. 1 b. 2 c. 4

4.

How many bicycles has Cheryl had?

 a. 6 b. 4 c. 8

There are twice as many ham sandwiches as egg salad sandwiches at a school picnic. Altogether there are 72 sandwiches.

5.

Select the equation that represents the situation.

 a. H + E = 72 b. H - E = 72 c. H x E = 72

6.

There are twice as many ham sandwiches as egg salad sandwiches. Select the equation that represents the situation.

 a. H = E + 72 b. H = E + E c. H = E - E

Numeric Response

7.

How many ham sandwiches are there?

8.

How many egg salad sandwiches are there?