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
System of 3 equations word problem
 How do you set up and solve a word problem with 3 variables?
 How do you solve a word problem using a system of 3 equations with 3 variables?
 If at a store, Mary pays $34 for 2 pounds of apples, 1 pound of berries, and 4 pounds of cherries; Tom pays $35 for 3 pounds of apples, 2 pounds of berries, and 2 pounds of cherries; and Lee pays $49 for 5 pounds of apples, 3 pounds of berries, and 2 pounds of cherries; what is the price per pound for apples, for berries, and for cherries?
 How can you use the elimination / addition method to solve a word problem involving a system of 3 equations in 3 variables?
 How can you check your solution to a system of 3 equations word problem?
This video does a great job of setting up a system of 3 equations in 3 variables from a word problem and shows every step involved in solving the system of 3 equations. This type of problem can be pretty involved, and this lesson shows very clearly how to complete each step. If you want to learn better how to solve a system of 3 equations using substitution or elimination, watch the other videos in this lesson series.