### Algebra: Worksheet 9 - Challenge Yourself Q1

Challenge Yourself Question 1 (p8):
Write down a word problem such that the equation to be formed for solving the problem is 5x + 4(x - 10) = 140

• Joshua:
• Mr A has 5 times more apple than Mr B. If Mr B lost 10 apples, Mr C will have 4 times more apples than him. Mr A and Mr C have 140 apples altogether. Find the number of apples Mr B has.
• Akhila:
• One bag has 10 less marbles than in a box. Tom bought 5 such boxes adn 4 such boxes. The total number of marbles he bought was 140. Find the number of marbles in a box. Let x represents the number of marbles in each box.
• Devanshi:
• After buying 4 bags for (x-10) dollars each, Sandara had 5x dollars left. How much was each bag if her total allowance was \$140.
• Ben:
• Mary has 5x apples while Jane has 4x-40 apples. They have 140 apples combined. Find x.
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