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
Solving a Mixture Problem using 2 variables
 How do you solve mixture problems in Algebra?
 If you want to make a punch by mixing apple juice costing $2.25 per quart with cranberry juice costing $3.25 per quart, how many quarts of each should she use to make 100 quarts costing $2.50 per quart?
 How can a picture help you solve a mixture problem?
 How do you know what two equations to write for a mixture problem?
 How do you solve a system of two equations with two unknowns?
 How do you solve a system of equations using substitution?
 How can you check to make sure your solution is correct in a mixture problem when you use systems of equations to solve?
This video shows how to solve a mixture problem with apple and cranberry juice using systems of equations very well. Every step is drawn out in detail and explained. This classic combination / mixture problem can be seen from grade 7 through college Algebra, and is confusing to many students. This video should finally help this problem make sense to you.