# Solving Word Problems Using Linear Systems

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Solving Word Problems Using Linear Systems
Objective: Students will be able to successfully solve word problems using systems. Warm-up: Solve. There are 812 students in a school. There are 36 more girls than boys. How many girls are there?

Solving Word Problems Using Linear Systems
Plan for Solving a Word Problem Practice!! Step 1: Read the problem carefully Step 2: Reread the problem and define the variable(s) Step 3: Write an equation that represents the given situation Step 4: Solve the equation to find the unknown(s) Step 5: Check your results and answer the problem (in a sentence!!) The sum of 38 and twice a number is 124. Find the number.

Solving Word Problems Using Linear Systems
The sum of two numbers is 31 and their difference is 5. Find the numbers.

Solving Word Problems Using Linear Systems
One number is 5 more than three times another. The sum of the two numbers is 85. Find the numbers.

Solving Word Problems Using Linear Systems
Phil has 50 nickels and dimes worth \$4.15. How many dimes does he have?

Solving Word Problems Using Linear Systems
Homework: Pg #1, 2, 8, 10