*Plug that value into either equation to get the value for the other variable.*

They may involve a single person, comparing his/her age in the past, present or future.

They may also compare the ages involving more than one person.

Take one of the equations and solve it for one of the variables.

Then plug that into the other equation and solve for the variable.

Coin Problems deal with items with denominated values.

Similar word problems are Stamp Problems and Ticket Problems.

Then, we need to solve the equation(s) to find the solution(s) to the word problems.

Translating words to equations How to recognize some common types of algebra word problems and how to solve them step by step: Age Problems usually compare the ages of people.

This tutorial introduces you to the graphing method, substitution method, and elimination method for solving a system of equations. Sometimes word problems describe a system of equations, two equations each with two unknowns.

Solving word problems like this one aren't so bad if you know what to do. Trying to solve two equations each with the same two unknown variables?

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