Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-1 Solving One-Step Equations - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 86: 54


p= 1300 points

Work Step by Step

1) Use the variable p to represent the number of points the candidate had before being penalized. 2) The candidate was penalized 250 points and has 1050 points remaining: p-250=1050 3) Get the variable p by itself by adding 250 to each side (p-250)+250= 1050+250=1300 points
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