# Value Mixture problem with 2 variables

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Lesson Description:

Shows how to solve a value mixture word problem using 2 variables and 2 linear equations.

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Questions answered by this video:
• How do you write and solve a system of 2 equations to solve a mixture problem with two variables in Algebra?
• How can you draw a picture to help you solve a mixture problem?
• How do you check to make sure that your solution to a mixture problem is correct?
• If Beth combined punch worth \$0.80 per quart with some juice worth \$2.40 per quart to get an 8-quart mixture worth \$1.40 per quart, how much punch was used?
• How do you solve the system of equations 80x + 240y = 140(8) and x + y = 8?
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This video shows how to take a mixture problem, draw a picture to represent the situation, write two equations for the problem, solve the system of equations, and check your solution. This is a great tutorial that is very complete and all steps are explained very well.