1.   Write an algebraic expression for the phrase t decreased by 7.
    A. t × 7 B. t 7
    C. t + 7 D. t ÷ 7
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  2.   Write 7 more than w is 25 as an algebraic equation.
    A. w + 7 = 25 B. 7 = 25 + w
    C. w 7 = 25 D. 7w = 25
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  3.   A music club is offering unlimited CDs for $6.00 each. There is also a $5.00 shipping cost. If m = the number of CDs, which equation can you use to determine how many CDs you can buy with $35.00?
    A. 6m = 35 B. 5 + 6 = 35m
    C. 6m + 5 = 35 D. 5m + 6 = 35
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  4.   Write an equation for the second number is 3 times the first. Let x represent the first number and let y represent the second number.
    A. y = x + 3 B. xy = 3
    C. x = 3y D. y = 3x
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  5.   Write The product of 7 and b is 56 as an algebraic equation.
    A. 7 + b = 56 B. 7b = 56
    C. 7 ? 56 = b D. 7b + 56
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