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Algebra Problems

#1 The perimeter of a rectangle is 144m. The length is 6m more than twice the width. Find the dimensions.

#2 Hockey teams receive 2 points when they win and 1 point when they tie. One season, a team won a championship with 61 points. They won 11 more games than they tied. How many wins and how many ties did they have?

#3 The perimeter of a rectangle is 160 inches. The length exceeds the width by 74 inches. Find the length and width.

#4 The Everton college store paid $1628 for a order of 44 calculators. The store paid $11 for each scientific calculator. The others, all graphing calculators, cost the store $55 each. How many of each type of calculators was order?

#5 Soybean meal is 12% protein; cornmeal is 6% protein. How many pounds of each should be mixed together in order to get 240-lb mixture that is 11% protein?

#6 Snooker lumber can covert logs into either lumber or plywood. In a given day, the mill turns out twice as many units of plywood as lumber. It makes a profit of $20 on a unit of lumber and $50 on a unit of plywood. How many of each unit must be produced and sold in order to make profit of $12120?

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The solution provides step by step method for the calculation of answers to algebra problems. Formula for the calculation is also included.