
Types Of Algebra Word Problems

Problem #1:
Adam purchases a house for $50,000. He spent $6,000 for repairs and $5,000 for air conditioning.
If he sold the house for $58,000, find the percentage of loss or gain in the transaction.
Answer & Explanation
Problem #2.
If the man earns $200 for his first 40 hours of working a week and is then paid oneand
one half times his regular hourly rate for any additional hours, how many hours he work to make $230
Answer & Explanation
Problem #3.
A collection of 33 coins, consisting of nickels, dimes, and quarters, has a value of $3.30.
If there are three times as many nickels as quarters, and one half as many dimes as nickels,
how many coins of each kind are there ?
Answer & Explanation




