0 5 4 , T h in k A b o u t a Plan Jillian an d Tyson are shopping for knitting supplies. Jillian

w ants 3 balls of yarn an d 1 set of knitting needles. Tyson w ants 1 ball of yarn an d

2 sets of knitting needles. Each ball of yarn costs $6.25. If th eir total cost is $34.60,

w hat is th e cost of 1 set of knitting needles?

- How can th e m odel at th e right help you solve

the problem? - How does th e m odel tell you w hich

operations to use in th e equation?

- Online Video Games Angie a n d Kenny play

online video gam es. Angie buys 1 software package an d 3 m o n th s of gam e play.

Kenny buys 1 software package an d 2 m o n th s of gam e play. Each software package

costs $20. If th eir total cost is $115, w h at is th e cost of one m o n th of gam e play?

5 6. E rro r A n alys is D escribe an d correct th e error in solving the eq u a tio n at

th e right. - Reasoning Suppose you want to solve -4 m + 5 + 6 m = -3. What would

you do as your first step? Explain. - W riting D escribe two ways in w hich you can solve —|( 5 x - 9) = 17.
- Bowling Three friends go bowling. The cost p e r p erso n p er gam e is $5.30.

The cost to rent shoes is $2.50 p e r person. Their total cost is $55.20. How

m any gam es did they play? - Moving Expenses A college stu d e n t is m oving into a cam pus dorm itory. The

stu d en t rents a m oving truck for $19.95 plus $.99 p er mile. Before retu rn in g the

truck, th e stu d e n t fills th e ta n k w ith gasoline, w hich costs $65.32. The total cost is

$144.67. H ow m any m iles did th e stu d en t drive th e truck?

`Geometry Find the value of x. (Hint: The sum of the angle measures of a`

quadrilateral is 360°.)

`(3x + 2)°`

- Dining Out You are ordering a m eal an d have $15 to spend. The re sta u ran t charges

6 % sales tax. You p lan to leave a 15% tip. The eq u a tio n c = x + 0.06x + 0.15x

gives th e total cost c of your m eal, w here x is th e cost before tax an d tip. W hat is the

m axim um a m o u n t you can sp en d before tax an d tip? - Savings You have $85 in your b a n k account. Each w eek you p la n to deposit $8 from

your allow ance a n d $15 from your paycheck. The eq u a tio n b = 85 + (15 + 8 )m

gives th e a m o u n t b in your b a n k ac co u n t after w weeks. How m any w eeks from now

will you have $175 in your b a n k account?

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`1 ..............................34.60................................ 4`

6.25 6.25 6.25 X 6.25 XX

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