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Benchmark 2b - Solving Systems of Equations Word Problems



 1. 

Jill has $5 and is selling candy for $2 each and makes $1 profit on each candy she sells.  Phil has $20.  How many candies does Phil have to buy for them both to have the same amount of money?
a.
3
b.
5
c.
7
d.
9
 

 2. 

Kevin is buying pants for $15 and shirts for $10.  He bought 12 items and paid $160.  How many shirts did he buy?
a.
4
b.
6
c.
8
d.
10
 



 
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