System of Equations Word Problem Examples


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Systems of equations can be used to solve word problems that have _____ unknown(s) to solve for.

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1. How do you know when the system of equations is solved?


Which system of equations represents the following word problem?

Carla has 15 nickels and dimes for a total of $1.05. Find the number of nickels and dimes that she has.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Through multiple-choice questions, you will be gauged on system of equations and strategies for solving these types of word problems. You will need to know how to work with system of equations in order to master material on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The goal of this quiz and worksheet is to help you assess the following:

  • Number of unknowns in a systems of equations word problem
  • Knowing when this type of problem is solved
  • Mathematical equations using this strategy

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve system of equation practice problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding characteristics of system of equation word problems
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different examples of these types of equations

Additional Learning

Learn more about this topics by looking at the lesson called System of Equations Word Problem Examples. Using this lesson, you will be able to examine:

  • The purpose of using systems of equations
  • How to solve mathematical problems of this type
  • Methods for solving these equations