Practice solving linear equations with one variable

Solve the following:

1. 7(x - 2) = 2(2x - 2) - 4

2. The sum of three consecutive even numbers is 42. Find the numbers.

3. Thrice a number increased by 5 gives 41. Find the number.

4. The sum of two consecutive odd numbers is 68. Find the numbers.

5. One of two numbers is lesser than the other number by 9. Five times the larger number added to four times the smaller number gives 108. Find the two numbers.

Answers:

1. x = 2

2. 12, 14, 16

3. x = 12

4. 33, 35

5. 7, 16