### All GED Math Resources

## Example Questions

### Example Question #41 : Solving For The Variable

Solve for *x*.

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

To solve for *x*, we want *x* to stand alone. So, we get

### Example Question #42 : Solving For The Variable

Solve for :

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**Correct answer:**

Subtract from both sides.

Add 2 on both sides.

The answer is:

### Example Question #43 : Solving For The Variable

Which of the following makes this equation true:

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**Correct answer:**

To answer the question, we will solve for *y*. We get

### Example Question #44 : Solving For The Variable

Solve the following equation:

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**Correct answer:**

Add 15 on both sides.

Simplify both sides of the equation.

Divide by 8 on both sides.

Reduce the fractions.

The answer is:

### Example Question #41 : Solving For The Variable

Solve for :

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Subtract from both sides.

Subtract 3 from both sides.

Divide by 2 on both sides.

The answer is:

### Example Question #41 : Solving For The Variable

Solve for :

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Subtract 3 from both sides.

Multiply by eight on both sides to isolate the variable.

The answer is:

### Example Question #652 : Ged Math

Solve for *j* in the following equation:

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

To solve for *j*, we want *j* to stand alone. So, we get

### Example Question #653 : Ged Math

Solve for :

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**Correct answer:**

Distribute the two through the both terms inside the binomial on the left.

Add 10 on both sides.

Divide by 6 on both sides.

Reduce both fractions.

The answer is:

### Example Question #654 : Ged Math

Solve the equation:

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**Correct answer:**

Multiply by on both sides.

Divide by negative three on both sides.

The answer is:

### Example Question #655 : Ged Math

Solve:

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Divide by negative eight on both sides. This is similar to multiply negative one-eighths on both sides.

The answer is: