# simultaneous equations

### Dan's school is planning a field trip to an art museum. Bus company A charges a \$60 rental fee plus

Dan's school is planning a field trip to an art museum. Bus company A charges a \$60 rental fee plus \$4 per student. Bus company B charges \$150...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Sep 23, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A cashier has 44 bills, all of which are \$10 or \$20 bills. The total value of the money is \$730. How

A cashier has 44 bills, all of which are \$10 or \$20 bills. The total value of the money is \$730. How many of each type of bill does the cashier...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Sep 21, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A carpenter wants to cut a 45 inch board into two pieces such that the longer piece will be 7 inches

A carpenter wants to cut a 45 inch board into two pieces such that the longer piece will be 7 inches longer than the shorter. How long should each...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Sep 16, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Sherry is 31 years younger than her mom. The sum of their ages is 61. How old is Sherry?

Sherry is 31 years younger than her mom. The sum of their ages is 61. How old is Sherry? Let Sherry's age be s. Let the mom's age be m. We're...
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### Bob is twice as old as Henry. The sum of their ages is 42. How old is Henry?

Bob is twice as old as Henry. The sum of their ages is 42. How old is Henry? Let Bob's age be b. Let Henry's age be h. We're given two equations:...
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### 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...
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### 46 people showed up to the party. There were 8 less men than women present. How many men were there?

46 people showed up to the party. There were 8 less men than women present. How many men were there? Let the number of men be m. Let the number...
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### A class has 35 boys and girls. There are 7 more girls than boys. Find the number of girls and boys i

A class has 35 boys and girls. There are 7 more girls than boys. Find the number of girls and boys in the class Let the number of boys be b and...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Sep 2, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A girl is three years older than her brother. If their combined age is 35 years, how old is each

A girl is three years older than her brother. If their combined age is 35 years, how old is each Let the girl's age be g. Let the boy's age be b....
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### Clark wants to give some baseball cards to his friends. If he gives 6 cards to each of his friends,

Clark wants to give some baseball cards to his friends. If he gives 6 cards to each of his friends, he will have 5 cards left. If he gives 8 cards...
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### Martha is 18 years older than Harry. Their ages add to 106. Write an equation and solve it to find t

Martha is 18 years older than Harry. Their ages add to 106. Write an equation and solve it to find the ages of Martha and Harry. Let m be...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Aug 22, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Daniel is 6cm taller than Kamala. If their total height is 368cm, how tall is Kamala?

Daniel is 6cm taller than Kamala. If their total height is 368cm, how tall is Kamala? Let Daniel's height be d. Let Kamala's height be k. We're...
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### A problem states: "There are 9 more children than parents in a room. There are 25 people in the room

A problem states: "There are 9 more children than parents in a room. There are 25 people in the room in all. How many children are there in the...
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### 414 people used public pool. Daily prices are \$1.75 for children and \$2.00 for adults. Total cost wa

414 people used public pool. Daily prices are \$1.75 for children and \$2.00 for adults. Total cost was \$755.25. How many adults and children used...
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### At a homecoming football game, the senior class sold slices of pizza for \$.75 each and hamburgers fo

At a homecoming football game, the senior class sold slices of pizza for \$.75 each and hamburgers for \$1.35 each. They sold 40 more slices of...
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### The difference between two numbers is 25. The smaller number is 1/6th of the larger number. What is

The difference between two numbers is 25. The smaller number is 1/6th of the larger number. What is the value of the smaller number Let the...
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### The admission fee at an amusement park is \$1.50 for children and \$4 for adults. On a certain day, 32

The admission fee at an amusement park is \$1.50 for children and \$4 for adults. On a certain day, 327 people entered the park , and the admission...
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### An orchard has 816 apple trees. The number of rows exceeds the number of trees per row by 10. How ma

An orchard has 816 apple trees. The number of rows exceeds the number of trees per row by 10. How many trees are there in each row? Let the rows...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jul 26, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests