Solving Systems of Equations using Elimination Word Problems

solve by elimination method 4x+9y=9 x 3y=  6



Tickets for the school play sold at $2 each for adults and .75 cents for students. if there were four times as many adult tickets sold as student tickets, and the total receipts were $1750, how many adult and how many student tickets were sold?

there were 400 trees sold at the tree farm in 1 day. The large trees are $25 and the small trees are $15. If the total profit was $8850, how many of each type of tree were sold?

an airline baggage truck can hold 95 pieces of baggage in two seperate compartments. in one trip from the airplane to the terminal, the truck is filled to capacity. one compartment is holding 14 more than twice the other. how many pieces of baggage are in each compartment of the truck

the sum of two numbers is 16. their difference is 20. find the numbers

A motel clerk counts his $1 and $10 bills at the end of a day. He finds that he has a total of 53 bills having a combined monetary value of $170. Find the number of bills of each denomination that he has.