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 Name: Systems of Linear Equations: Applications ID: m21983 Language: English (en) Summary: This module is from Elementary Algebra by Denny Burzynski and Wade Ellis, Jr. Beginning with the graphical solution of systems, this chapter includes an interpretation of independent, inconsistent, and dependent systems and examples to illustrate the applications for these systems. The substitution method and the addition method of solving a system by elimination are explained, noting when to use each method. The five-step method is again used to illustrate the solutions of value and rate problems (coin and mixture problems), using drawings that correspond to the actual situation. Objectives of this module: become more familiar with the five-step method for solving applied problems, be able to solve number problems, be able to solve value and rate problems. Subject: Mathematics and Statistics Keywords: algebra, elementary, five-step method License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0 Authors: Copyright Holders: Maintainers: Latest version: 1.4 (history) First publication date: Mar 23, 2009 1:42 am +0000 Last revision to module: Jun 1, 2009 12:41 pm +0000

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 Version: 1.4 Jun 1, 2009 12:41 pm +0000 by Changes: Removed link from summary. Version: 1.3 May 27, 2009 5:56 am +0000 by Changes: Final Publish. Version: 1.2 Apr 28, 2009 4:37 am +0000 by Changes: Dynamic Links added Version: 1.1 Apr 16, 2009 7:46 am +0000 by Changes: First Publish.

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