# Write A System Of Equations (Word Problems)

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### #1 of 8:Mild

Write a system of equations (word problems)

<p>On Saturday, a farmer sold `24` containers of cherries and `18` containers of raspberries at the farmer's market for a total of `\$192`. On Sunday, the farmer sold `30` containers of cherries and `18` containers of raspberries for a total of `\$222`. </p><p>Write a system of equations to find the cost of `1` container of cherries `(x)` and the cost of `1` container of raspberries `(y)`.</p>

### #2 of 8:Medium

Write a system of equations (word problems)

<p>Maria and her mother and making enchiladas for a family gathering. Maria starts with `24` tortillas and can fill `3` enchiladas per minute. Maria's mother starts with `36` tortillas and can fill `6` enchiladas per minute. </p><p>Write two equations in slope-intercept form to represent the number of remaining tortillas `(y)` in terms of the number of minutes `(x)`.</p>

### #3 of 8:Medium

Write a system of equations (word problems)

<p>A company that rents moving trucks charges a certain amount per day and a certain amount per mile. One customer rented a truck for `2` days and drove `20` miles. The total cost was `\$64`. Another customer rented a truck for `3` days and drove `60` miles. The total cost for this customer was `\$132`. </p><p>Write a system of equations to find the cost of renting a truck per day `(x)` and the cost per mile `(y)`.</p>

### #4 of 8:Medium

Write a system of equations (word problems)

<p>To raise money for new uniforms, the cheer team is selling puffy fingers and pom-poms. The puffy fingers cost `\$10` and pom-poms cost `\$6.50`.They sold `48` items in all and raised a total of `\$371.50`. </p><p>Write a system of equations to find the number of puffy fingers `(x)` and pom-poms `(y)` the cheer team sold.</p>

### #5 of 8:Medium

Write a system of equations (word problems)

<p>Evan and Anna each received a gift card to an ice cream shop at the end of the school year. Evan received a `\$20` gift card and buys a `\$2.50` single scoop cone each visit. Anna received a `\$25` gift card and buys a `\$3.50` double scoop cone with sprinkles each visit. </p><p>Write two equations in slope-intercept form to represent each person's balance on the card `(y)` in terms of the number of visits `(x)`.</p>

### #6 of 8:Spicy

Write a system of equations (word problems)

<p>A landscaper buys soil in two different sized bags for his projects. For one project, he bought `7` large bags and `2` small bags for a total of `6.25` cubic feet of soil. For another project, he bought `9` large bags and `2` small bags for a total of `7.75` cubic feet of soil. </p><p>Write a system of equations to find the number of cubic feet of soil in `1` large bag `(x)` and `1` small bag `(y)`.</p>

### #7 of 8:Spicy

Write a system of equations (word problems)

<p>One hot air balloon is at an altitude of `1text{,}200` feet and climbing at a rate of `500` feet per minute. Another hot air balloon is at an altitude of `3text{,}000` feet and descending at a rate of `400` feet per minute. </p><p>Write two equations in slope-intercept form to represent the altitude of each balloon `(y)` in terms of the number of minutes `(x)`.</p>

### #8 of 8:Spicy

Write a system of equations (word problems)

<p>After moving into a new house, Joey makes a fort for his little brother out of some of the moving boxes. The tallest wall in the fort is made out of `2` large boxes and `3` small boxes and is `7.5` feet tall. The next day, he makes a new fort with a wall made of `1` large box and `6` small boxes. The new wall is `8.25` feet tall. </p><p>Write a system of equations to find the heights, in feet, of `1` large box `(x)` and `1` small box `(y)`.</p>

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