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# Algebra Word Problems -- Unit 2

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Problem 13.
A discount store sold plastic cups for \$3.50 each and ceramic cups for \$4 each. If 400 cups were sold for a total of \$1,458, how many cups of each type were sold? What was the dollar value of each type of cup sold?

Problem 15.
Lashonna Harris is a buyer for Plough. She can purchase 100 pounds of chemicals for \$97. At this same rate, how much would 2,000 pounds of chemical cost?

Problem 5.
Last week at a festival, a man sold 3 times as many tie-dyed T-shirts as silk-screened shirts. He sold 200 shirts altogether. How many tie-dyed shirts did he sell?

Problem 6.
A man ordered 4 times as many boxes of ballpoint pens as boxes of felt-tip pens. Ball point pens cost \$4.44 per box, and felt-tip pens cost \$3.41. If the man's order of pens totaled \$63.51, how many boxes of each type of pens did he buy?
How many boxes of felt-tip pens did he buy?

Problem 9.
A company purchased \$10,000 pair of men slacks for \$18.76 per pair and marked them up \$22.33. What was the selling price of each pair of slacks? Use the formula S=C+M.

Problem 10.
A company sold bird feeder for \$72.27 and had marked them up \$36.92. What was the cost of the feeders? Use the formula S=C+M.