22 videos in "Word Problems"

Solving a Mixture Problem using 2 variables

Solving Word Problems with Systems of Equations Set Up pt 1

Solving Word Problems with Systems of Equations Set Up pt 2

Solving Word Problems with Systems of Equations pt 1

Solving Word Problems with Systems of Equations pt 2

Two Variable Word Problems 1

Two Variable Word Problems 2

Phone problem  2 variables

Rate of wind problem

Rate of current problem 1

Rate of current problem 2

Hat and Scarf problem  2 variables

System of 3 equations word problem

Percent Mixture #5  1 variable

Percent Mixture #5  2 variables

Percent Mixture #6  1 variable

Percent Mixture #6  2 variables

Value Mixture #4  1 variable

Value Mixture #4  2 variables

Value Mixture #5  1 variable

Age Problem 1

Age Problem 2
Rate of wind problem
 If a jet flying with a tailwind traveled 1680 miles in 3 hours, and flying against the wind, it traveled 1960 miles in 4 hours, what is the rate of the jet in still air and the rate of the wind?
 How do can you make a chart to help you solve a rate of wind word problem?
 How do you solve a rate of wind word problem using systems of equations?
 How do you set up a system of equations from a word problem?
 How do you check your answer to a system of equations word problem?
 Is there an easy way to find the rate of a plane and the rate of the wind when a plane travels with the wind and against the wind?
 How do you solve a word problem about a plane traveling with the wind and against the wind?
 How do you solve the system of equations 3(x + w) = 1680 and 4(x  w) = 1960?
This is a great tutorial video on how to solve wind word problems in Algebra by writing a system of equations from the situation. A chart is used to set up the problem as well, and the solution is checked using the original problem. Two full solutions are shown in this video.