# simultaneous equations

### A boy is 10 years older than his brother. In 4 years he will be twice as old as his brother. Find th

A boy is 10 years older than his brother. In 4 years he will be twice as old as his brother. Find the present age of each? Let the boy's age be b...
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### One positive number is one-fifth of another number. The difference between the two numbers is 192, f

One positive number is one-fifth of another number. The difference between the two numbers is 192, find the numbers. Let the first number be x...
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### Mr turner sent his car to the workshop for repair work as well as to change 4 tires. Mr turner paid

Mr turner sent his car to the workshop for repair work as well as to change 4 tires. Mr turner paid \$1035 in all. The repair work cost 5 times the...
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### Tyrone re sells 3 pairs of Yeezys and a pair of Nikes for 250\$. Nucci re sells a pair of Yeezys and

Tyrone re sells 3 pairs of Yeezys and a pair of Nikes for 250\$. Nucci re sells a pair of Yeezys and Nikes for 150\$ How much does a pair of Yeezys...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Dec 9, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Dina is twice as old as Andrea. The sum of their age is 72. Find their present ages.

Dina is twice as old as Andrea. The sum of their age is 72. Find their present ages. Let d be Dina's age. Let a be Andrea's age. We're given: d...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Dec 3, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A movie theater charges 7.00 for adults and 2.00 for seniors citizens. On a day when 304 people paid

A movie theater charges 7.00 for adults and 2.00 for seniors citizens. On a day when 304 people paid for admission, the total receipt were 1118....
Thread by: math_celebrity, Nov 30, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Ben is 4 times as old as Ishaan and is also 6 years older than Ishaan.

Ben is 4 times as old as Ishaan and is also 6 years older than Ishaan. Let b be Ben's age and i be Ishaan's age. We're given: b = 4i b = i + 6...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Nov 26, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Kevin and Randy Muise have a jar containing 52 coins, all of which are either quarters or nickels.

Kevin and Randy Muise have a jar containing 52 coins, all of which are either quarters or nickels. The total value of the coins in the jar is...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Nov 16, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### You earned \$141 last week babysitting and cleaning. You earned \$5 per hour babysitting and \$7 per ho

You earned \$141 last week babysitting and cleaning. You earned \$5 per hour babysitting and \$7 per hour cleaning. You worked 9 more hours...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Nov 13, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Max is 23 years younger than his father.Together their ages add up to 81.

Max is 23 years younger than his father.Together their ages add up to 81. Let Max's age be m, and his fathers' age be f. We're given: m = f - 23...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Nov 10, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### If the perimeter of a rectangular sign is 44cm and the width is 2cm shorter than half the length, th

If the perimeter of a rectangular sign is 44cm and the width is 2cm shorter than half the length, then what are the length and width? The...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Nov 9, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### a horse and a saddle cost \$5,000. if the horse cost 4 times as much as the saddle, what was the cost

a horse and a saddle cost \$5,000. if the horse cost 4 times as much as the saddle, what was the cost of each? Let the cost of the horse be h, and...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Nov 4, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### one number is twice a second number. the sum of those numbers is 45

one number is twice a second number. the sum of those numbers is 45. Let the first number be x and the second number be y. We're given: x = 2y x...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 29, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Bob has half as many quarters as dimes. He has \$3.60. How many of each coin does he have?

Bob has half as many quarters as dimes. He has \$3.60. How many of each coin does he have? Let q be the number of quarters. Let d be the number of...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 13, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A garden table and a bench cost \$977 combined. The garden

A garden table and a bench cost \$977 combined. The garden table costs \$77 more than the bench. What is the cost of the bench? Let the garden...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 8, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A father is K years old and his son is M years younger. The sum of their ages is 53.

A father is K years old and his son is M years younger. The sum of their ages is 53. Father's Age = K Son's Age = K - M and we know K + (K - M)...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 7, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Molly is making strawberry infused water. For each ounce of strawberry juice, she uses two times as

Molly is making strawberry infused water. For each ounce of strawberry juice, she uses three times as many ounces of water as juice. How many...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Sep 26, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### 2 times a number added to another number is 25. 3 times the first number minus the other number is 2

2 times a number added to another number is 25. 3 times the first number minus the other number is 20. Let the first number be x. Let the second...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Sep 21, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests