 # 3.5 Word Problems. The sum of two numbers is 97. The second number is 11 less than the first. Find the numbers. Let x = the first number Let y = the second.

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3.5 Word Problems

The sum of two numbers is 97. The second number is 11 less than the first. Find the numbers. Let x = the first number Let y = the second number #1 Solving Word Problems

54 and 43

A Ford dealership sold 180 SUVs and trucks at a sale. The dealership sold 40 more SUVs than trucks. How many of each did they sell? Let x = # of SUVs Let y = # of trucks #2 Solving Word Problems

110 SUVs sold 70 Trucks sold

#3 Solving Word Problems Four pencils and two pens cost \$0.74. Six pencils and five pens cost \$1.53. Find the cost of one pencil and one pen. Let x = cost of one pencil Let y = cost of one pen

#3 Solving Word Problems Pencils cost \$0.08 each Pens cost \$0.21 each

There were 108 paid admissions to a game. The price was \$4 for adults and \$2 for children. The amount spent was \$348. How many adults and how many children attended the game? Let a = the # of adults attending Let c = the # of children attending #4 Solving Word Problems