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Word Problems Worksheet 1 – This 6 problem algebra worksheet will help you practice creating and solving systems of equations to represent real-life situations. You will use the “elimination” method to eliminate variables from standard form equations.
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Word Problems Worksheet 2 – This 6 problem algebra worksheet will help you practice creating and solving systems of equations to represent real-life situations. You will use the “elimination” method to eliminate variables from standard form equations.
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Word Problems Worksheet 3 – This 6 problem algebra worksheet will help you practice creating and solving systems of equations to represent real-life situations. Most of the problems involve money, so make sure you’re ready for some decimals.
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Word Problems Worksheet 4 – This 6 problem algebra worksheet will help you practice creating and solving systems of equations to represent real-life situations. Most of the problems involve money, and a few distractors are introduced.
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Word Problems Worksheet 5 – This 8 problem algebra worksheet features more abstract word problems like “The sum of x and y is 42.  the difference of x and y is 13.  Find x and y.” There are a few negative integers, so be careful!
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Word Problems Worksheet 6 – This 8 problem algebra worksheet features more abstract word problems like “The sum of  twice a number, x, and twice another number, y, is 118.  The value of y is one less than twice the value of x.  Find x and y.” One of the problems even has an infinite number of solutions!
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These free systems of equations worksheets will help you practice solving real-life systems of equations using the “elimination” method.  You will  need to create and solve a system of equations to represent each situation.  The exercises can also be solved using other algebraic methods if you choose.

This is a progressive series that starts simple with problems involving buying movie tickets and collecting for fundraisers.  Eventually the negative numbers, decimals, the distributive property and “the opposite of x” come into play.

Each worksheet will help students master Common Core skills in the Algebra strand.  They are great for ambitious students in pre-algebra or algebra classes.

These free elmination worksheets are printable and available in a variety of formats.  Each sheet includes an example to help you get started.  Of course, answer keys are provided as well.

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