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7.4 Worksheet #1

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1. The sum of two numbers is 14. The difference of the two numbers is 2. What are the numbers?

2. The sum of two numbers is 96. The difference of the two numbers is 18. What are the numbers?

3. The sum of two numbers is 12. The difference of the two numbers is 2. What are the numbers?

4. A parking meter takes only dimes and quarters. At the end of the day, the meter held $6.25 and contained a total of 46 coins. What was the number of dimes and quarters?

5. A parking meter takes only dimes and quarters. At the end of the day, the meter held $7.55 and the number of dimes was 8 more than 20 times the number of quarters. What was the number of dimes and quarters?

6. The drama club sold a total of 955 tickets to their play. Adult tickets cost $5.00 and student tickets were $2.00. Ticket sales totaled $3,806. How many adult tickets were sold?

7. On Saturday, Old Navy sold 72 pairs of jeans for $1750.00. One style sold for $22.50 and the other style sold for $25.00. How many of each style were sold?

8. You combine two solutions to obtain 25 ml. of a mixture that is 32% acid. One solution is 25% acid and the other is 60% acid. How much of each solution did you use?

Answers: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 6 and 8 39 and 57 5 and 7 35 dimes and 11 quarters 68 dimes and 2 quarters 632 adult tickets 20 and 52 20 ml of the 25% solution and 5 ml of the 60% solution