# Solving Word Problems by Elimination Essential Question: A girl scout sold boxes for 26 thin mint cookies and 13 peanut butter cookies, with total receipts.

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Solving Word Problems by Elimination Essential Question: A girl scout sold boxes for 26 thin mint cookies and 13 peanut butter cookies, with total receipts of \$1,404. How would you create a linear equation from that statement with two variables?

Reminder EITHER OF THE VARIABLES MUST HAVE THE SAME/OPPOSITE COEFFICIENT, ONE OF THEM HAS TO… Essential Question: A girl scout sold boxes for 26 thin mint cookies and 13 peanut butter cookies, with total receipts of \$1,404. How would you create a linear equation from that statement with two variables?

STEPS FOR ELIMINATION WORD PROBS Step 1 - READ the problem. Step 2 - Pick out your Superman sentence (keep things +). Step 3 – Pick out your Bizarro sentence (keep things - ). Step 4 - Solve using elimination. *** YOU WILL NEED TO COME UP WITH DIFFERENT VARIABLES FOR X AND Y*** Essential Question: A girl scout sold boxes for 26 thin mint cookies and 13 peanut butter cookies, with total receipts of \$1,404. How would you create a linear equation from that statement with two variables?

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