Hat and Scarf problem - 2 variables

Hat and Scarf problem - 2 variables
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Part of video series Solving Word Problems
Taught by YourMathGal
More free YouTube videos by Julie Harland are organized at http://yourmathgal.com
Shows how to solve a word problem using 2 variables and 2 linear equations.
  • How do you write and solve a system of 2 equations to solve a word problem with two variables in Algebra?
  • How do you check to make sure that your solution to a word problem is correct?
  • If Ben buys 2 hats and 5 scarves in a store for $111, and Jose buys 4 hats and 3 scarves in the same store for $103, what is the cost of a hat and the cost of a scarf?
  • How do you solve the system of equations 2h + 5x = 111 and 4h + 3x = 103?
This is a really good real-world example problem of writing and solving a system of two equations. All steps involved with writing and solving the equations is explained. The final solution is also checked back into the original word problem. This is a great tutorial for solving complicated word problems.
  • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
Reviewed by MathVids Staff on March 20, 2010.
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