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MAT0018 Additional resources - Oliver: Word Problem with two unknowns

Additional resources that may prove useful to MAT0018 Developmental I math students

Washer and Dryer Problem

  • For example: 
       
    • A washer and a dryer cost $600 combined.  
    • The washer costs less $50 than  the dryer.  
           
    • What is the cost of the dryer?
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Student tickets and adult tickets

  • For example:
     
    • A total of 712 tickets were sold for the school play.  They were either adult tickets or student tickets.
    • There were 62 more student tickets sold than adult tickets.
        
    • How many adult tickets were sold?
         

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