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Systems of equations word problems

13 videos
2 skills
This tutorial doesn't involve talking parrots and greedy trolls, but it takes many of the ideas you might have learned in that tutorial and applies them to word problems. These include rate problems, mixture problems, and others. If you can pause and solve the example videos before Sal does, we'd say that you have a pretty good grasp of systems. Enjoy!

Linear systems word problem with substitution

VIDEO 8:02 minutes
Algebraic Word Problem

Systems of equations word problems

PRACTICE PROBLEMS
Word problems with systems of equations.

Systems and rate problems

VIDEO 5:59 minutes
Systems and rate problems

Systems and rate problems 2

VIDEO 10:04 minutes
Systems and rate problems 2

Systems and rate problems 3

VIDEO 4:56 minutes
Systems and rate problems 3

Officer on horseback

VIDEO 8:54 minutes
Not quite a brain teaser but fun nonetheless!

Two passing bicycles word problem

VIDEO 5:39 minutes
Algebra word problem involving two bicycles passing each other.

Passed bike word problem

VIDEO 5:54 minutes
Fun algebra word problem involving a train passing a bike.

System of equations for passing trains problem

VIDEO 9:07 minutes
Trains passing at different rates.

Overtaking word problem

VIDEO 9:52 minutes
3 people overtaking each other at different rates