## Labels

### GED Math Review: Adding and Subtracting Linear Expressions

Questions:

1. Bradley sells produce in boxes at a farmer's market. He put 6 ears of corn and 9 tomatoes in each box. The expression 6b + 9b represents the total pieces of produce in b boxes. Simplify the expression by combining like terms.
• 3b
• 15b
• 16b
2. Andre bought pencils in packs of 8. He gave 2 pencils to his sister and 3 pencils from each pack to his friends. The expression 8p - 3p - 2 represents the number of pencils Andre has left from p packs. Simplify the expression by combining the terms.
• 3p
• 5p - 2
• 11p - 2
3. A radio show lasts for h hours. For every 60 minutes of airtime during the show, there are 8 minutes of commercials. The expression 60h - 8h represents the airtime in minutes available for talk and music. Simplify the expression by combining like terms.
_________
4. The expression 15n + 12n + 100 represents the total cost in dollars for skis, boots, and a lesson for n skiers. When simplified, this expression would become _________ The total cost for 8 skiers would then be _________.
5. 7x + 2x + 5x
• 10x
• 14x
• 9x + 5x
6. 8a + 11 - 2a
• 17a
• 6a + 11
• 10a - 11
7. 12b - 8b + 3
• 7b
• 4b + 3
• 20b + 3
8. 9c - 6 + c
• 4c
• 4b + 3
• 10c - 6
9. 4p + 1 - p
• 4p
• 3p + 1
• 5p - 1
10. 8y - 2y + y
• 7y
• 11y
• 6y + y

1. 15b
2. 5- 2
3. 52h
4. 27n + 100; \$316
5. 14x
6. 6a + 11
7. 4b + 3
8. 10c - 6
9. 3p + 1
10. 7y

Reference:

Complete Test Preparation for the GED Test 2014 by Steck-Vaughn