A fashion designer makes and sells hats. The material for each hat costs $5.50. The hats sell for $12.50 each. The designer spends $1400 on advertising. How many hats must the designer sell to break even?
A newspaper carrier has $4.90 in change. He has five more quarters than dimes, but two times as many nickles as quarters. How many coins of each type does he have?
Mark has a total of 41 coins consisting of nickels and quarters the total value of the coins is $4.85. How many of each type of coin does he have?
Admission to a baseball game is $4.50 for general admission and $7.00 for reserve seats. The receipts were $5694 for 1112 paid admissions.How many of each ticket were sold?
Keana’s piggy bank contains $4.30 in nickels and dimes only. If she has 59 coins in her bank, then what is the sum of the digits in the number of nickels in Keana’s bank? Write a system of equations for this situation and find its solution.
A jacket costs 4 times as much as a pair of pants. Together they are $75. How much does each item cost?
A man has $185 in five and ten dollar bills. How many of each did he has if he had 7 more fives than tens?
Harold has $4.35 of change in quarters and dimes, with 5 more dimes than quarters. How many of each coin does he have?
Three adults and four children must pay $95. Two adults and three children must pay $67. Find the price of the tickets for adult and child.
Smith industries has 50 workers. Yellow workers are paid $600 per week and red workers are paid $1000 per week. Smith industries weekly payroll is $42,000. How many red workers does Smith industries have?