1.5 linear systems word problems


By the end of this lesson you will be able to:

- construct linear equations from word problems

- solve the linear system and then interpret the results


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Ontario curriculum

overall Expectation:

- model and solve problems involving the intersection of two straight lines

specific Expectations:

- solve systems of two linear equations involving two variables, using the algebraic method of substitution or elimination

- solve problems that arise from realistic situations described in words or represented by linear systems of two equations involving two variables, by choosing an appropriate algebraic or graphical method