# elimination

### There are 812 students in a school. There are 36 more girls than boys. How many girls are there?

There are 812 students in a school. There are 36 more girls than boys. How many girls are there? Let b be boys Let g be girls We're given two...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jan 12, 2024, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A 100 point test contains a total of 20 questions. The multiple choice questions are worth 3 points

A 100 point test contains a total of 20 questions. The multiple choice questions are worth 3 points each and short response questions are worth 8...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jan 26, 2022, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### 4 adults and 3 children cost \$40. Two adults and 6 children cost \$38

4 adults and 3 children cost \$40. Two adults and 6 children cost \$38 Givens and Assumptions: Let the number of adults be a Let the number of...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jan 11, 2022, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Alberto and Willie each improved their yards by planting daylilies and ivy. They bought their suppli

Alberto and Willie each improved their yards by planting daylilies and ivy. They bought their supplies from the same store. Alberto spent \$64 on 3...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 9, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Justin is older than Martina. The difference in their ages is 22 and the sum of their ages is 54. Wh

Justin is older than Martina. The difference in their ages is 22 and the sum of their ages is 54. What age is Martina? Assumptions and givens:...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Sep 14, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### the cost of a buffet at a restaurant is different for adults and kids. the bill for 2 adults and 3 k

the cost of a buffet at a restaurant is different for adults and kids. the bill for 2 adults and 3 kids is \$51. the bill for 3 adults and 1 kid is...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jul 12, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A straight line has the equation ax + by=23. The points (5,-2) and (1,-5) lie on the line. Find the

A straight line has the equation ax + by=23. The points (5,-2) and (1,-5) lie on the line. Find the values of a and b. plug in both points and...
Thread by: math_celebrity, May 8, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### 2 pens and 1 eraser cost \$35 and 3 pens and 4 erasers cost \$65. X represents the cost of 1 pen and Y

2 pens and 1 eraser cost \$35 and 3 pens and 4 erasers cost \$65. X represents the cost of 1 pen and Y represents the cost of 1 eraser. Write the 2...
Thread by: math_celebrity, May 1, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### at a bakery the cost of one cupcake and 2 slices of pie is \$12.40. the cost of 2 cupcakes and 3 slic

at a bakery the cost of one cupcake and 2 slices of pie is \$12.40. the cost of 2 cupcakes and 3 slices of pie costs \$20.20. what is the cost of...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Apr 24, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Some History teachers at Richmond High School are purchasing tickets for students and their adult ch

Some History teachers at Richmond High School are purchasing tickets for students and their adult chaperones to go on a field trip to a nearby...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Apr 19, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### The Radio City Music Hall is selling tickets to Kayla’s premiere at the Rockettes. On the first day

The Radio City Music Hall is selling tickets to Kayla’s premiere at the Rockettes. On the first day of ticket sales they sold 3 senior citizen...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Mar 25, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### On Monday the office staff at your school paid 8.77 for 4 cups of coffee and 7 bagels. On Wednesday

On Monday the office staff at your school paid 8.77 for 4 cups of coffee and 7 bagels. On Wednesday they paid 15.80 for 8 cups of coffee and 14...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Feb 22, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A used book store also started selling used CDs and videos. In the first week, the store sold a comb

A used book store also started selling used CDs and videos. In the first week, the store sold a combination of 40 CDs and videos. They charged \$4...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Feb 14, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Pam has two part-time jobs. At one job, she works as a cashier and makes \$8 per hour. At the second

Pam has two part-time jobs. At one job, she works as a cashier and makes \$8 per hour. At the second job, she works as a tutor and makes\$12 per...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Dec 16, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### The school is selling potted plants as a fundraiser. Kara sold 12 ferns and 8 ivy plants for 260.00.

The school is selling potted plants as a fundraiser. Kara sold 12 ferns and 8 ivy plants for 260.00. Paul sold 15 ivy plants and 6 ferns for 240....
Thread by: math_celebrity, Nov 11, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### The first group orders 3 pizzas and 4 drinks for \$33.50. The second group orders 5 pizzas and 6 drin

The first group orders 3 pizzas and 4 drinks for \$33.50. The second group orders 5 pizzas and 6 drinks for \$54. Find the cost for each pizza and...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Nov 6, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A motorboat travels 408 kilometers in 8 hours going upstream and 546 kilometers in 6 hours going dow

A motorboat travels 408 kilometers in 8 hours going upstream and 546 kilometers in 6 hours going downstream. What is the rate of the boat in still...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 30, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### In a bike shop they sell bicycles & tricycles. I counted 80 wheels & 34 seats. How many bicycles & t

In a bike shop they sell bicycles & tricycles. I counted 80 wheels & 34 seats. How many bicycles & tricycles were in the bike shop? Let b be the...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Sep 3, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests