# system of equations

### a large fry has 120 more calories than a small. 5 large fries is the same amount of calories as 7 sm

a large fry has 120 more calories than a small. 5 large fries is the same amount of calories as 7 small. How many calories does each size fry...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Dec 12, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### The bigger of 2 numbers in 5 larger than the smaller. Twice the smaller, increased by, twice the lar

The bigger of 2 numbers in 5 larger than the smaller. Twice the smaller, increased by, twice the larger, is equal to 50. Find each number. Let...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Dec 8, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Peter is buying office supplies. He is able to buy 3 packages of paper and 4 staplers for \$40, or he

Peter is buying office supplies. He is able to buy 3 packages of paper and 4 staplers for \$40, or he is able to buy 5 packages of paper and 6...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Dec 8, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### One number is 3 times another. Their sum is 44.

One number is 3 times another. Their sum is 44. Let the first number be x, and the second number be y. We're given: x = 3y x + y = 44...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 23, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Victoria is 4 years older than her neighbor. The sum of their ages is no more than 14 years.

Victoria is 4 years older than her neighbor. The sum of their ages is no more than 14 years. Let Victoria's age be v. And her neighbor's age be...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 22, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### The total age of three cousins is 48. Suresh is half as old as Hakima and 4 years older than Saad. h

The total age of three cousins is 48. Suresh is half as old as Hakima and 4 years older than Saad. How old are the cousins? Let a be Suresh's...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jun 23, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### 2 numbers add to 200. The first is 20 less than the second.

2 numbers add to 200. The first is 20 less than the second. Let the first number be x and the second number be y. We're given: x + y = 200 x = y...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jun 23, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### An irregular pentagon is a five sided figure. The two longest sides of a pentagon are each three tim

An irregular pentagon is a five sided figure. The two longest sides of a pentagon are each three times as long as the shortest side. The remaining...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Feb 11, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### There are two numbers. The sum of 4 times the first number and 3 times the second number is 24. The

There are two numbers. The sum of 4 times the first number and 3 times the second number is 24. The difference between 2 times the first number...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jan 7, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Jim is 9 years older than June. Alex is 8 years younger than June. If the total of their ages is 82,

Jim is 9 years older than June. Alex is 8 years younger than June. If the total of their ages is 82, how old is the eldest of them Let j be Jim's...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jan 3, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### The difference between two positive numbers is 5 and the square of their sum is 169

The difference between two positive numbers is 5 and the square of their sum is 169. Let the two positive numbers be a and b. We have the...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 3, 2018, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### The sum of three numbers is 171. The second number is 1/2 of the first and the third is 3/4 of the f

The sum of three numbers is 171. The second number is 1/2 of the first and the third is 3/4 of the first. Find the numbers. We have three...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 1, 2018, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Tom is 2 years older than Sue and Bill is twice as old as Tom. If you add all their ages and subtra

Tom is 2 years older than Sue and Bill is twice as old as Tom. If you add all their ages and subtract 2, the sum is 20. How old is Bill? Let t...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Aug 23, 2018, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Alice is 3 years younger than Barbara, and Barbara is 5 years younger than Carol. Together the siste

Alice is 3 years younger than Barbara, and Barbara is 5 years younger than Carol. Together the sisters are 68 years old. How old is Barbara? Let...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Aug 14, 2018, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Write a system of equations to describe the situation below, solve using any method, and fill in the

Write a system of equations to describe the situation below, solve using any method, and fill in the blanks. Hugo is going to send some flowers...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Feb 3, 2017, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Jenny went shoe shopping. Now she has 5 more pairs than her brother. Together they have 25 pairs. Ho

Jenny went shoe shopping. Now she has 5 more pairs than her brother. Together they have 25 pairs. How many pairs does Jenny have and how many...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 28, 2016, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests