Hardcover books cost $4 each and paperback cost $2 each. A person spends $26 for 8 books. How many hardcover books did she purchase?

Hardcover books cost $4 each and paperback cost $2 each. A person spends $26 for 8 books. How many hardcover books did she purchase?

the meat cost $6 per pound, the potatoes cost $3 per pound, and the carrots cost $1 per pound. You spend $48.50 on 13.5 pounds of food. You buy twice as many carrots as potatoe.

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A woman invests a sum of money at 6% and 3000 more than this 9%.

a merchant mixes some candy worth $3.50 per pound with cheap stuff worth $1.00 per pound. There are 10 more pounds of cheap stuff than the more expensive candy.

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word problem about rectangle perimeter and systems of equations by elimination.

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A traveler is walking on a moving walkway in an airport. The traveler must walk back on the walkway to get a bag he forgot. The traveler's ground speed against the walkway is 3ft/s and 7ft/s with...

the apple store sells ipads and Macbooks. ipods cost $200 each, and Macbooks cost $1,200 each. this year, the number of Macbooks they sold was twice the number of ipods they sold. their total sales...

use the elimination method to solve the system

Admissions to the Indianapolis children's museum cost $5 more for and adult than a child. Admission to the museum for Barbra and Jeff and their 5 children cost $55.50 . Find the cost of each adult...

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Define two variables. Then write equations. Quantity-rate equations may be helpful. Use either the elimination method or the substitution method to solve the equations. A green turtle...

an accountant rides a bus part of the way to work everyday and walks the rest of the way. The bus averages 40mph, and the accountant walks a speed of 4mph. The distance from home to work is 27 miles,...

it takes a passenger train 5 hrs less time than it takes a freight train to make a trip from Hughesville to Rockville. The passenger train averages 76 km/h, while the freight train averages 38 km/h...

Katie is going to the water slides and needs to figure out which deal is better. She can pay $32 to go on the water slides as much as she wants, or she can pay $18 to get in, plus an additional $1...

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