Sec 9.4-Focus

# Sec 9.4-Focus - Section 9.4 Focus Exercises For each, set...

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Solving Applications, Systems of Equations page 9.4 - 15 Section 9.4 Focus Exercises For each, set up a legend with two different variables, set up two equations (use a chart for assistance), solve the system of equations and write a sentence answering the question. Do each of these on your own paper. 1. The length of a rectangle is 1 inch more than twice the width, and the perimeter of the rectangle is 80 inches. What are the dimensions of the rectangle? 2. Tom needs to cut a 6 foot board (72 inches) into two pieces. The longer piece is to be 12 inches less than three times the shorter piece. What will be the lengths of the two pieces? 3. Jonas and Cleo were competing with each other to see who could raise the most money for the American Heart Association. Jonas’s amount raised was \$3,000 more than half of what Cleo raised, and together they raised a total of \$9,000. How much money did each of them raise for the American Heart Association?

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## This note was uploaded on 01/13/2012 for the course MATH 52 taught by Professor Janetfrewing during the Fall '10 term at Riverside Community College.

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Sec 9.4-Focus - Section 9.4 Focus Exercises For each, set...

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