Evaluating expressions with variables word problems

Practice plugging in values to evaluate real-world algebraic expressions. These are introductory problems, so the expressions aren't too complicated.
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Problem

The expression 1, point, 08, s, plus, 1, point, 02, b predicts the end-of-year value of a financial portfolio where s is the value of stocks and b is the value of bonds in the portfolio at the beginning of the year.
What is the predicted end-of-year value of a portfolio that begins the year with dollar sign, 200 in stocks and dollar sign, 100 in bonds?
dollar sign
  • Your answer should be
  • an integer, like 6
  • an exact decimal, like 0, point, 75
  • a proper fraction, like 1, slash, 2 or 6, slash, 10
  • an improper fraction, like 10, slash, 7 or 14, slash, 8
  • a mixed number, like 1, space, 3, slash, 4