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Word Problems Worksheet 1 – This 6 problem algebra worksheet will help you practice solving real-life systems of equations problems using the “substitution” method.  All of the coefficients and answers are positive integers.
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Word Problems Worksheet 2 – This 6 problem algebra worksheet will help you practice solving real life systems of equations problems using the “substitution” method. Some of the substitution involves utilizing the distributive property.
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Word Problems Worksheet 3 – This 6 problem algebra worksheet will help you practice solving real life systems of equations problems using the “substitution” method. Most of the problems involve money and require the use of the distributive property.
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Word Problems Worksheet 4 – This 6 problem algebra worksheet will help you practice solving real life systems of equations problems using the “substitution” method. Most of the problems involve money. A few twists are incorporated, so read carefully!
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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.  y is 12 less than x.  Find x and y.”  There are quite 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  three times a number, x, and half of another number, y, is 96.  y is 60 less than 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 “substitution” 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 pizza and figuring out ages.  Eventually the distributive property and “the opposite of x” come into play.  Watch out for those perimeter problems!

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 substitution 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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