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J.F. Antona How to translate word problems into algebraic expresions

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Reading word problems and translate them into algebra terms) Rules: 1.- Read the problem 1.- Read the problem 2.- Read the problem 2.- Read the problem 3.- Read only the questions and set x and y and write what they are 3.- Read only the questions and set x and y and write what they are 4.-Read only one sentence and establish the equation (go to the next sentence and do the same…) 4.-Read only one sentence and establish the equation (go to the next sentence and do the same…) 5.-Solve the problem. 5.-Solve the problem.

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1.- A word problem Tickets at a football match cost $8, $15 or $20 each. The number of $15 tickets sold was double the number or $8 tickets sold. 6000 more $20 $20 tickets were sold than $15 tickets. If the total gate receipts were $783000, how many of each type of ticket was sold? X= number of $8 tickets Y= number of $15 tickets Z= number of $20 tickets Y = 2X Z= 6000 + Y 8X+15Y+20Z=783000 1.- Read the problem 2.- Read the problem 3.- Read only the questions and set x and y and write what they are 4.-Read only one sentence and establish the equation (go to the next sentence and do the same…) 5.-Solve the problem (but that is another question). THE END for this moment. (REPEAT THE PRESENTATION IF YOU NEED IT)

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