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Question:I need ideas for a 2 step equation problem. A word problem. No negatives. for example 3x+7=34 How could I put that in word problem format?

Answers:i bought 3 shirts and 7 CDS where the CDs costed $1 each how much did i pay for each shirt when the total amount of money i sent was $34

Question:Can someone please help with these 3 2-step word problem equations. Can you show the work how you got it too? Any answer will be helpful(: 1) Katie hit four more home runs than three times the number of home runs hit by Kristen. Together they hit 20 home runs. How many home runs did Kristen hit? Let o= home runs hit by Kristen. 2) The cost of a sweater vest and a blouse is $57. The sweater vest cost twice as much as the blouse. Let r= the price of the blouse. What is the price of the blouse? 3) Find a number such that ten more than three times the number is 52. Let w= the number.

Answers:1) a = homeruns by Katie b = homeruns by Kristen a + b = 20 a - 4 = 3b a = 16, b = 4 2) a = cost of sweater vest b = cost of blouse a + b = 57 a = 2b a = 38, b = 19 3) a = number 10 + 3a = 52 a = 14

Question:1)can you please write one word problem that needs multiplication and addition to be solved? 2) write one word problem that needs multiplication and subtraction to be solved.

Answers:Jim buys 7 bags of gummy bears each priced at $2 a piece and a 2 Liter mountain dew for $1. How much money did he spend? Answer: 7*2 + 1 = $15. Jim goes back the next day and buys 5 bags of gummy bears for $2 each. He has a coupon that allows $3 off when 5 bags of gummy bears are bought. How much money did he spend? Answer: 5*2 - 3 = $7

Question:This is an equation word problem but I'm horrible at word problems.. Can someone please show me how to do the steps in getting the answer? The back of the book says it's 30 pairs.. But I need to know how you get the answer. Help :( Louis has two different job offers for a position in a shoe sales. One pays 25$ per week plus a $2 commission for each pair of shoes sold. The second job pays $40 per week plus a $1.50 commission for each pair of shoes sold. How many shoes would Louis have to sell to make the same total salary in either job?

Answers:p = number of pairs of shoes 25 + 2p = 40 + 1.5 p then get the p's on one side and the numbers on the other -25 - 1.5p..-25 - 1.5p ------------------------------- 0.5p = 15 Now divide 15 by 0.5 and you get 30

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How Do You Solve a Word Problem Using a Two-Step Equation with Decimals? Full video@ vn2.me/3N :To see the full video and more, click on this link: vn2.me Word problems are a great way to see math in the real world. In this tutorial, you'll see how to translate a word problem into a mathematical equation. Then you'll see how to solve that equation and check your answer!

Multi-Step Equation Word Problems :Two problems illustrating how to solve word problems using equations. For an organized library of math videos check out www.how2learnmath.com.