Question 1 of 5Solve each Word Problem
One Sunday the owner of a coffee shop found the number of orders for tea was three times the number of orders for coffee. If the total number of orders for tea and coffee combined was 40, how many orders were placed for coffee? How many orders were placed for tea?
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A
Coffee - 20 orders, Tea - 20 orders
B
Coffee - 15 orders, Tea - 25 orders
C
Coffee - 27 orders, Tea - 13 orders
D
Coffee - 30 orders, Tea - 10 orders
E
Coffee - 10 orders, Tea - 30 orders
Question 2 of 5Solve each Word Problem
Three brothers: James, Larry, and Steven are different ages. Larry is 3 times as old as James, but 8 years younger than Steven. If the three brothers have a combined age of 36, how old is each brother?
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Larry - 12 years old, James - 4 years old, Steven - 20 years old
B
Larry - 15 years old, James - 5 years old, Steven - 16 years old
C
Larry - 18 years old, James - 7 years old, Steven - 32 years old
D
Larry - 4 years old, James - 20 years old, Steven - 12 years old
E
Larry - 8 years old, James - 16 years old, Steven - 16 years old
Question 3 of 5Solve each Word Problem
In a local football league, teams play an 11 game season. Two teams, the Sharks and the Alligators combined to win 12 games. If the Alligators won 1/5 the number of games as the Sharks, how many games did each team lose?
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A
Sharks - lost 1 game, Alligators - lost 9 games
B
Sharks - lost 3 games, Alligators - lost 15 games
C
Sharks - lost 0 games, Alligators - lost 10 games
D
Sharks - lost 9 games, Alligators - lost 1 game
E
Sharks - lost 10 games, Alligators - lost 1 game
Question 4 of 5Solve each Word Problem
A local business had a surplus of money to invest. They deposited part of the money in a savings account paying 3.4% annual simple interest and $74,000 more than that amount in a different account paying 5% annual simple interest. The annual income from both investments is $6892. How much was invested at each rate?
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$61,000 - invested at 3.4%, $135,000 - invested at 5%
B
$38,000 - invested at 3.4%, $112,000 - invested at 5%
C
$18,000 - invested at 3.4%, $92,000 - invested at 5%
D
$52,500 - invested at 3.4%, $126,500 - invested at 5%
E
$6750 - invested at 3.4%, $80,750 - invested at 5%
Question 5 of 5Solve each Word Problem
A retail store clerk counts her cash register and finds $5, $10, and $20 bills only. There are 3 times the number of $10 bills as $5 bills and 1/3 the number of $20 bills as $5 bills. If the total value of all bills was $875, how much of each type of bill was in her register?
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A
27 - $10 bills, 9 - $5 bills, 3 - $20 bills
B
54 - $10 bills, 18 - $5 bills, 6 - $20 bills
C
18 - $10 bills, 6 - $5 bills, 2 - $20 bills
D
90 - $10 bills, 30 - $5 bills, 10 - $20 bills
E
63 - $10 bills, 21 - $5 bills, 7 - $20 bills

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