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Word problems in linear equations


1) Pat, Kate and Mark charged a total of 162 hours to a certain project. If Pat charged twice

as much time to the project as Kate and 1/ rd as much as Mark, how man! more hours did mark charge to the project than Kate" a# 1$ %# 6 c# &2 d# '( e# 1($
2) At a certain store, each notepad costs x dollars and each marker costs y dollars. If $10 is enough to buy notepads and ! markers, is $10 enough to buy " notepads and " markers instead# $ach notepad costs less than $1 $10 is enough to buy 11 notepads !) %hree grades of milk are 1 percent, 2 percent and ! percent fat by &olume. If x gallons of the 1 percent grade, y gallons of the 2 percent grade, and ' gallons of the ! percent grade are mixed to gi&e x(y(' gallons of a 1. percent grade, )hat is x in terms of y and '# a. y ( !' b. *y (') + " c. 2y ( !' d. !y ( ' e. !y ( ". ' ") ,arla buys t)o types of pencils only, )hich costs 21 cents or 2! cents. -o) many 2! cent pencils did she buy# *A) .he bought / pencils in total *0) %he total cost of her purchase )as 1!0 cents