Тема: How to solve Word Problems?

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Students often have problems setting up an equation for a word problem in algebra. To do that, they need to see the RELATIONSHIP between the different quantities in the problem. This article explains some of those relationships.

Example: Helen has 2 inches of hair cut off each time she goes to the hair salon. If h equals the length of hair before she cuts it and c equals the length of hair after she cuts it, which equation would you use to find the length of Helen''''s hair after she visit the hair salon?


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Students often have problems setting up an equation for a word problem in algebra. To do that, they need to see the RELATIONSHIP between the different quantities in the problem. This article explains some of those relationships.

Example: Helen has 2 inches of hair cut off each time she goes to the hair salon. If h equals the length of hair before she cuts it and c equals the length of hair after she cuts it, which equation would you use to find the length of Helen's hair after she visit the hair salon?

confident you could label the variable x as width and length could be x + 12 make an equation 2x + 2(x+12) = 156 when you consider which you upload all sides to get perimeter then u remedy for x yielding the respond x = 33 = width x + 12 = 40 5 = length

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Students often have problems setting up an equation for a word problem in algebra. To do that, they need to see the RELATIONSHIP between the different quantities in the problem. This article explains some of those relationships.

Example: Helen has 2 inches of hair cut off each time she goes to the hair salon. If h equals the length of hair before she cuts it and c equals the length of hair after she cuts it, which equation would you use to find the length of Helen''s hair after she visit the hair salon?

This is a linear programming problem. Let x be the number of economic model dining room tables and y be the number of deluxe model dining room tables. Total profit is 30x + 75y. Constraint for assembly worker-hours: 3x + 4y ≤ 480 Constraint for finishing worker-hours: 2x + 6y ≤ 540 And obviously other constraints are x ≥ 0 and y ≥ 0. Now graph the inequalities and shade the corresponding region. List the points where the lines intersect and touch the region, substitute them into the profit expression, and you ll have your greatest profit.

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