7.4 Word Problems

# 7.4 Word Problems - Name Date 7.4 Word Problems Chapter 7...

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Name:_________________________________________ Date__________ 7.4 Word Problems Chapter 7 Solve each word problem by first writing a system of equations. Remember the SENTENCES!!!!! 1. At an ice cream parlor, ice cream cones cost \$1.10 and sundaes cost \$2.35. The receipts for a total of 172 cones AND sundaes were \$294.20. How many cones and sundaes were sold? 2. You purchase 8 gal of paint and 3 brushes for \$152.50. The next day, you purchase 6 gal of paint and 2 brushes for \$113.00. How much does each gallon of paint and each brush cost? 3. Pie Palace sells apple pies for \$6.99 and cherry pies for \$10.99. Pie Palace sold 36 pies for a total of \$331.64. How many of each type were sold?

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4. Ms. Johnson decides to open up a carnival. Pony rides cost \$10.00 each and elephant rides cost \$15.00. If she sells 12 rides for \$155.00 how many of each ride did she sell? 5. We decide to make “Ms. Johnson is the Best” t-shirts. We invest \$1500 in t- shirt making equipment and \$3 for each t-shirt. If we sell the t-shirts for
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## This note was uploaded on 05/16/2011 for the course ALGEBRA 098 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '09 term at Grand Valley State.

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