1.   The equation x + 3 = 5 is modeled below. To solve this problem using the model, what should you do first?
   
    A. Remove 5 positive counters from the right side of the mat.
    B. Remove 3 positive counters from each side of the mat.
    C. Add 5 negative counters to the left side of the mat.
    D. Add 3 positive counters to each side of the mat.
    Hint

  2.   If you decrease a number by 4 the result is 3. Solve n 4 = 3 to find the number?
    A. 6 B. 7
    C. 1 D. 1
    Hint

  3.   The temperature rose 34F from 7:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. The temperature was 88F at 5:00 P.M. Use the equation t + 34 = 88 to find the temperature at 7:00 A.M.
    A. 62°F B. 44°F
    C. 52°F D. 54F
    Hint

  4.   Solve x + 9 = 11.
    A. 2 B. -2
    C. 11 D. 9
    Hint

  5.   Solve 1 = p 16.
    A. -15 B. 16
    C. 17 D. 1
    Hint



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