Solving Word Problems with Systems of Equations pt 1

Solving Word Problems with Systems of Equations pt 1
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Part of video series Solving Systems of Equations
Taught by YourMathGal
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Solving word problems using systems of equations.

  • How do you solve a 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?
  • If a rental car company charges a flat daily fee plus a charge for each mile driven, a car rented for 5 days and driven for 300 miles costs $178 and a car rented for 4 days and driven for 500 miles costs $197, how can you find the daily fee and mileage charge?
  • How do you solve the system of equations 5D + 300M = 178 and 4D + 500M = 197?
This lesson goes through a very complete and thorough explanation of writing, solving, and checking a system of equations written from a word problem about a car rental company with a rental fee and a per mile fee. All parts of the problem are explained very well.
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Reviewed by MathVids Staff on November 21, 2009.
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