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Worksheet: Applications of Multustep Equations

Q1:

Find three consecutive numbers whose sum is 420.

  • A141, 142, 143
  • B139, 141, 143
  • C141, 143, 145
  • D139, 140, 141

Q2:

The lengths (in centimeters) of the sides of a hexagon have consecutive integer values, and the hexagon’s perimeter is 147 cm.

How long is its longest side?

Q3:

The ages in a group of six friends are consecutive odd numbers, and the sum of their ages is 14 less than seven times the age of the youngest.

What age is the youngest in the group?