# Word Problems : System of Equations and Ratio and Proportion

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An investor bought 2000 shares of stock. An initial purchase was for $12 per share and a second purchase was for $18 per share. If $27,000 worth of stock was purchased, how many shares were purchased at each price?

A saltwater solution is formed by mixing 3 lbs of salt with 15 gal of water. At this rate how many additional pounds of salt are required for 25 gal of water?

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Two word problems relating to systems of equations and ratio and proportion are solved.

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