tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-69608982352897967482017-06-23T06:34:28.421-07:00Algebra Word ProblemsGet better at solving algebra word problems @ algebra-word-problems.blogspot.com/. Different types of algebra word problems here including number, time and distance, mixture, finance, coin, age, lever, work, and plane geometric figure problems and much more. Answers given in a non-algebraic way for understanding, and in a algebraic way. I have set up another blog with the solutions and I have a link to that blog below.Klitschko Fanhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/02473140486210939688noreply@blogger.comBlogger78125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6960898235289796748.post-76023720097516871222011-12-04T07:59:00.000-08:002011-12-04T08:08:01.738-08:00Plane Geometric Figure Problem 3This is a Algebra plane geometric figure problem as asked by an anonymous visitor which read, "catrina and tom want to buy a rug for a room that s 14 by 15 feet. They want to leave an even strip of flooring uncovered around the edges of the room. How wide a strip if they buy a rug with an area of 110 square feet?"<br /><br /><br /><a href="http://algebra-word-problem-solutions.blogspot.com/2011/12/plane-geometric-figure-problem-3.html"> Plane Geometric Figure Problem 3 Solution Here!</a>Klitschko Fanhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/02473140486210939688noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6960898235289796748.post-56906750314682045222011-12-03T15:40:00.000-08:002011-12-03T15:47:17.369-08:00Number Problem 14This is an Algebra number word problem which was asked by an anonymous visitor that read, "55 bowls of the same size capacity of food.<br />1. everyone gets their own bowl of soup<br />2. every two gets one bowl of spaghetti to share<br />3. every three will get one bowl of salad <br />4. all r required to have their own helping of salad, spaghetti, and soup."<br /><br /><br /><br /><a href="http://algebra-word-problem-solutions.blogspot.com/2011/12/number-problem-14-solution.html">Number Problem 14 Solution Here!</a>Klitschko Fanhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/02473140486210939688noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6960898235289796748.post-40692497051296838922011-12-03T10:38:00.001-08:002011-12-03T14:38:37.646-08:00Finance Problem 4In this Algebra finance word problem a anonymous user asked, "An administrative assistant orders cellular phones for people in her department. The brand A phones cost $89.95 and the brand b phones $34.95.If she orded 3 times as many brand b phones as brand a phones at a total cost of $584.40, how many of each did she order?"<br /><br /><a href="http://algebra-word-problem-solutions.blogspot.com/2011/12/finance-problem-4-solution.html">Finance Problem 4 Solution Here </a>Klitschko Fanhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/02473140486210939688noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6960898235289796748.post-21840231906302839992011-12-03T10:34:00.000-08:002011-12-03T14:30:09.849-08:00Finance Problem 3This is a Algebra finance word problem asked by an anonymous user which read, "Alex has made 42 of the 48 payments he owes on his car but is having trouble continuing to make the payment in full. He has made an arrangement with the bank to pay 2/3rds of his monthly payment, rather than the entire payment, every month. How many months will it take Alex to pay off his car loan with this new payment arrangement?"<br /><br /><br /><a href="http://algebra-word-problem-solutions.blogspot.com/2011/12/finance-problem-3-solution.html">Finance Problem 3 Solution Here </a>Klitschko Fanhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/02473140486210939688noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6960898235289796748.post-19832677065659142942011-10-25T10:35:00.000-07:002011-10-25T10:35:11.715-07:00Algebra HelpIf you have a general Algebra question I just put up a new blog site which is a work in progress where you can ask general Algebra questions or review. Fractions, percentages, equation manipulation, binomial formula, completing the square, etc. You can check out the <a href="http://algebra-help101.blogspot.com/">Algebra Help 101 blog site here</a>.Klitschko Fanhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/02473140486210939688noreply@blogger.com1tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6960898235289796748.post-45151064181616071942011-10-21T17:14:00.001-07:002011-10-21T17:31:34.402-07:00Number Problem 13This is a algebra number problem asked by an anonymous poster which read, "A maths test contains 10 questions. Ten points are given for each correct answer and three points deducted for an incorrect answer. If Ralph scored 61, how many did he get correct?"<br /><br /><br /><a href="http://algebra-word-problem-solutions.blogspot.com/2011/10/number-problem-13-solution.html">Number Problem 13 Answer Here!</a>Klitschko Fanhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/02473140486210939688noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6960898235289796748.post-63134576118044439982011-10-15T19:12:00.000-07:002011-10-21T17:22:22.245-07:00Age Problem 8This is a age algebra word problem that was asked by Joshua that read: "A man is 4 years older than his wife and 5 times as old as his son. When the son was born, the age of the wife was six-sevenths that of her husband's age. Find the age of each."<br /><a href="http://www.blogger.com/goog_1295756713"><br /></a><br /><a href="http://algebra-word-problem-solutions.blogspot.com/2011/10/age-problem-8-solution.html">Age Problem 8 Answer Here!</a>Klitschko Fanhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/02473140486210939688noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6960898235289796748.post-32783653251794137242011-10-09T17:27:00.000-07:002011-10-09T17:44:05.605-07:00Number Problem 12This is a number algebra word problem that was asked by<span dir="ltr"></span> Zakeus who said , "The numerator and denominator of a fraction are together equal to 100. Increase the numerator by 18 and decrease the denominator by 16 and the fraction is doubled. What is the fraction?"<br /><a href="http://www.blogger.com/goog_375192021"><br /></a><br /><a href="http://www.blogger.com/goog_375192021"><br /></a><br /><a href="http://algebra-word-problem-solutions.blogspot.com/2011/10/number-problem-12-solution.html">Number Problem 12 Solution Here!</a>Klitschko Fanhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/02473140486210939688noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6960898235289796748.post-79460822853208820592011-10-09T09:51:00.000-07:002011-10-09T10:00:00.568-07:00Time and Distance Problem 13This is a algebra time and distance word problem asked by a anonymous user: "Two trains left a station at the same time. One traveled north at a certain speed and the other traveled south at twice that speed. After 3 hours , the trains were 400 miles apart. How fast was each train traveling?"<br /><br /><a href="http://www.blogger.com/goog_954668083"><br /></a><br /><a href="http://algebra-word-problem-solutions.blogspot.com/2011/10/time-and-distance-problem-13-solution.html">Time and Distance Problem 13 Solution Here!</a>Klitschko Fanhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/02473140486210939688noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6960898235289796748.post-3114971840895654322011-10-09T09:35:00.000-07:002011-10-09T09:41:58.167-07:00Age Problem 7This is a algebra age word problem as asked by a anonymous user: "Nona is one-third as old as her mother. Five years ago, she was only one-fifth of the age of her mother. How old is Nona now? "<br /><br /><br /><a href="http://algebra-word-problem-solutions.blogspot.com/2011/10/age-problem-7-solution.html">Age Problem 7 Solution Here!</a>Klitschko Fanhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/02473140486210939688noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6960898235289796748.post-80439810613950684062011-10-09T09:07:00.000-07:002011-10-09T09:14:16.789-07:00Mixture Problem 7This is a new algebra mixture problem as asked by Califax who asked, "A 50-lb solution of acid and water is 20% (by weight). How much pure acid must be added to this solution to make it 30% acid?"<br /><br /><br /><br /><a href="http://algebra-word-problem-solutions.blogspot.com/2011/10/mixture-problem-7-solution.html">Mixture Problem 7 Answer Here!</a>Klitschko Fanhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/02473140486210939688noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6960898235289796748.post-55661957834154191562011-10-07T10:06:00.000-07:002011-10-07T12:33:38.405-07:00Number Problem 11This is a new problem as asked by a anonymous visitor which read: "a number added to five times its reciprocal is -6. find the number "<br /><br /><br /><br /><a href="http://algebra-word-problem-solutions.blogspot.com/2011/10/number-problem-11-solution.html"><br />Number Problem 11 Solution Here</a>Klitschko Fanhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/02473140486210939688noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6960898235289796748.post-21343095472147434502010-12-14T11:51:00.000-08:002010-12-14T11:58:23.938-08:00Age Problem 6This is a Algebra age word problem question that was asked by a anonymous guest which asked, "Bob is one third the age of his father. In 12 years he will be half the age of his father. How old is each now?"<br /><br /><a href="http://algebra-word-problem-solutions.blogspot.com/2010/12/age-problem-6-solution.html"><br />Age Problem 6 Solution Here</a>Klitschko Fanhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/02473140486210939688noreply@blogger.com2tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6960898235289796748.post-79276115930279916042010-11-25T14:13:00.001-08:002010-11-25T14:32:18.012-08:00Work Problem 6This is a algebra work word problem which was asked in the Ask A Question section that asked: "A mother can rake a yard in 90 minutes and her daughter can do it in 60 minutes.If the mother rakes for 15 minutes before her daughter joins her,how long will it take them to finish the work? "<br /><br /><a href="http://algebra-word-problem-solutions.blogspot.com/2010/11/work-problem-6-solution.html"><br />Work Problem 6 Solution Here</a>Klitschko Fanhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/02473140486210939688noreply@blogger.com1tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6960898235289796748.post-3964019335215099442010-11-25T13:55:00.001-08:002010-11-25T14:11:39.663-08:00Plane Geometric Figure Problem 2This is algebra plane geometric figure problem that was asked in the Ask A Question section which read: "The length of the second side of a triangle is four less than three times the length of the first side. The length of the third side is one more than the length of the first side. If the perimeter of the triangle is 37 feet, what is the length of the first side?"<br /><a href="http://algebra-word-problem-solutions.blogspot.com/2010/11/plane-geometric-figure-problem-2.html"><br />Plane Geometric Figure Problem 2 Solution Here</a>Klitschko Fanhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/02473140486210939688noreply@blogger.com1tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6960898235289796748.post-22367127616716283552010-11-25T13:33:00.000-08:002010-11-25T13:51:35.655-08:00Finance Problem 2This is a finance algebra word problem which was posted in the Ask A Question section which read: "A local furniture store is selling all $850 mattresses at 35% off. Alyssa is buying a mattress and has a coupon for an additional 10% off the sale price. What will Alyssa pay for her mattress? "<br /><br /><a href="http://algebra-word-problem-solutions.blogspot.com/2010/11/finance-problem-2-solution.html">Finance Problem 2 SOLUTION HERE</a>Klitschko Fanhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/02473140486210939688noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6960898235289796748.post-27753132081205421462010-11-25T13:30:00.000-08:002010-11-25T13:42:29.304-08:00Coin Problem 6This is a algebra coin problem that was posted in the Ask A Question section which read: "a stack of pennies and dimes has a total value of $2.31. how many dimes are in the stack if there are twice as many dimes as pennies?"<br /><br /><a href="http://algebra-word-problem-solutions.blogspot.com/2010/11/coin-problem-6-solution.html"><br />Coin Problem 6 SOLUTION HERE</a>Klitschko Fanhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/02473140486210939688noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6960898235289796748.post-84509233642100272182010-11-25T12:52:00.000-08:002010-11-25T13:26:16.405-08:00Number Problem 10This is a algebra number word problem asked in the "<a href="http://algebra-word-problems.blogspot.com/2009/08/algebra-word-problem-questions.html">Ask A Question</a>" section which read: "Find 3 consecutive even integers such that 4 times the first is decreased by the second is 12 more than twice the third. "<br /><br /><b><br /><a href="http://algebra-word-problem-solutions.blogspot.com/2010/11/number-problem-10-solution.html">Number Problem 10 ANSWER</a></b>Klitschko Fanhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/02473140486210939688noreply@blogger.com1tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6960898235289796748.post-45527416044075777642010-10-08T16:08:00.000-07:002010-11-25T22:50:06.254-08:00Age Problem 5This is a new age algebra word problem that was asked by a anonymous visitor which read, "Pol is 10 years younger than Greg. In 7 years, he will be 10 years more than one half as old as Greg. Find their age at present. Help me solve it."<br /><br /><b><a href="http://algebra-word-problem-solutions.blogspot.com/2010/11/age-problem-5-solution.html">Answer Age Problem 5</a></b>Klitschko Fanhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/02473140486210939688noreply@blogger.com6tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6960898235289796748.post-40027795446424382442010-08-17T13:10:00.000-07:002010-08-17T13:22:41.088-07:00Work Problem 5The following was a question a anonymous visitor asked: Jim can fill a pool carrying buckets of water in 30 minutes. Sue can do the same job in 45 minutes. Tony can do the same job in 1 ½ hours. How quickly can all three fill the pool together? <br /><br /><br /><br /><a href="http://algebra-word-problem-solutions.blogspot.com/2010/08/work-problem-5-solution.html">Work problem 5 solution here</a>Klitschko Fanhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/02473140486210939688noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6960898235289796748.post-21387723932361219422010-03-30T16:34:00.000-07:002010-03-30T16:35:39.752-07:00Time and Distance Problem 12This is a algebra time and distance problem asked by an anonymous user in the ask a question section which stated, <br /><br />"A boat travels 10 km upstream and 10 km back. The time for the round trip is 10 hrs. The speed of the stream is 4 km/hr. What is the speed of the boat in still water? Can someone help? I need it as a decimal."<br /><br /><br />Answer Coming Soon!Klitschko Fanhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/02473140486210939688noreply@blogger.com3tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6960898235289796748.post-76250327085573138542010-03-30T16:13:00.001-07:002010-03-30T16:51:33.655-07:00Number Problem 9This is a algebra number word problem which was asked by a anonymous person in the ask question section which read, "One number is 5 more than another.their sum is 53.what are the two numbers?"<br /><br /><br /><a href="http://algebra-word-problem-solutions.blogspot.com/2010/03/number-problem-9-solution.html">Number Problem 9 Solution Here!</a>Klitschko Fanhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/02473140486210939688noreply@blogger.com2tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6960898235289796748.post-1955576847159059212010-03-05T12:07:00.000-08:002010-03-05T12:26:34.607-08:00Number Problem 8This is a new Algebra number word problem submitted by George in the "<a href="http://algebra-word-problems.blogspot.com/2009/08/algebra-word-problem-questions.html">Ask A Question</a>" section . The problem read:<br /><br /><br /><br />"The ratio of 16 more than a number to 12 less than that number is 1 to 3. What is the number?"<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><a href="http://algebra-word-problem-solutions.blogspot.com/2010/03/number-problem-8-solution.html">Number Problem 8 Solution Here!</a><br /><dl class="avatar-comment-indent" id="comments-block"><dd class="comment-body"><br /></dd></dl>Klitschko Fanhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/02473140486210939688noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6960898235289796748.post-27484684953726587282010-01-23T19:07:00.000-08:002010-01-23T19:24:37.806-08:00Finance Problem 1An anonymous poster recently asked the following algebra finance word problem:<br /><br />"An employee's new salary is $19,110 after getting a 5% raise. What was the salary before the increase in pay?"<br /><br /><br /><br /><a href="http://algebra-word-problem-solutions.blogspot.com/2010/01/finance-problem-1-solution.html">Finance Problem 1 Solution Here</a><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><div class="tag_list">Tags: <span class="tags"><a href="http://technorati.com/tag/Finance+Problems" rel="tag">Finance Problems</a>, <a href="http://technorati.com/tag/Algebra+word+problems" rel="tag">Algebra word problems</a></span></div>Klitschko Fanhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/02473140486210939688noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6960898235289796748.post-30456663292531819772010-01-20T20:03:00.000-08:002010-01-20T20:05:13.827-08:00Math Word Problems Demystified<a onblur="try {parent.deselectBloggerImageGracefully();} catch(e) {}" href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0071443169?ie=UTF8&tag=retailingpost-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0071443169"><img style="margin: 0pt 10px 10px 0pt; float: left; cursor: pointer; width: 240px; height: 240px;" src="http://i386.photobucket.com/albums/oo310/klitschkobrofan/MathWordProblemsDemystified.jpg" alt="" border="0" /></a><br />This is my review for a highly recommended book for learning how to solve math word problems including those that deal with Algebra.<br /><br />The book breaks down all the popular word problem types starting out with word problems using whole numbers then moving on to cover those using decimals, fractions, percents, and finally onto Algebra related word problems.<br /><br />With Algebra <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0071443169?ie=UTF8&tag=retailingpost-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0071443169">Math Word Problems Demystified</a><img src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=retailingpost-20&l=as2&o=1&a=0071443169" alt="" style="border: medium none ! important; margin: 0px ! important;" border="0" height="1" width="1" /> covers the popular Algebra word problem types including: number, digit, coin, age, distance, mixture, finance, lever, and work problems. 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