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1. Write ‘=’ or ‘≠’ in the given boxes. (a) 0.7 + 1.5 0.85 (b) 19 days 2 weeks 5 days

2. For each of the following equations, write ‘T’ for a linear algebraic term. Otherwise write ‘F’. 1 (a) — p (b) 7xyz 4 3. For each of the following equations, write ‘T’ for a linear algebraic expressions. Otherwise write ‘F’. 1 (a) — (b) 2a – 4 + 7b r 4. For each of the following equations, write ‘T’ for a linear equation. Otherwise write ‘F’. (a) x2 + 1 = 0 (b) 3(2x – 5) = 3x

5. For each of the following equations, write ‘T’ for a linear equation in one unknown. Otherwise write ‘F’. (a) 2x + 3y = 5 6.
3x 2x � 3

(b) 7 = 3p2

The diagram shows a triangle and the measurements of sides, in cm. Form a linear equation if the perimeter of the triangle is 12 cm.

5x � 1

x+4 7. Write ——– = 3 as a statement. 5 8. Determine if the value given in the bracket is a solution of the given linear equation. 3x (a) — = 7.5 (x = –5) (b) 3(x + 8) = 12 + x (x = –5) 2 9. Use the trial and improvement method to solve 2x – 4 = –6.

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10. Solve each of the following equations. (a) 2 + x = –7 11. Solve each of the following equations. (a) 5x = –120 12. Solve each of the following equations. (a) 6x + 5 = 47

(b) x – 8 = 5

(b) –x = 13 x (b) — – 1 = x – 17 3

13. Azmi is heavier than Bahrum by 6 kg. Their total mass is 150 kg. What is Azmi’s mass?