Math Practice Topic: Mixture Word Problems

Description: Solving word problems that involve mixtures. You may need a calculator for this topic.

Adaptive Learning Progression: Introduces a variety of scenarios.

Sample Levels (out of 8)

1.
A ticket booth sold 272 tickets and collected $1987 in ticket sales. Adult tickets are $8 and child tickets are $6.50. How many tickets of each type were sold?
Adult: tickets    Child: tickets
2.
A ticket booth sold 413 tickets and collected $1725 in ticket sales. Adult tickets are $5 and child tickets are $2.50. How many tickets of each type were sold?
Adult: tickets    Child: tickets

1.
You have 12 liters of a 15% salt solution. How many liters of a 23% salt solution needs to be added to make a 17% salt solution?
liters

1.
You make a new bean mixture by adding 18 pounds of navy beans that cost $2.38/lb and 27 pounds of black beans that cost $1.48/lb. What is the price of your new bean mixture?
$ / lb

1.
How many pounds of lima beans worth $3.03/lb should be mixed with 9 pounds of black beans worth $2.07/lb to make a mixture worth $2.55/lb?
lb
2.
You make 12 pounds of a bean mixture using kidney beans and black beans that costs $2.33/lb. If kidney beans cost $2.51/lb and black beans cost $2.15/lb, how many pounds of each kind are in the mixture?
Kidney beans: lb    Black beans: lb
3.
You make a new nut mixture by adding 9 pounds of walnuts that cost $9.61/lb and 18 pounds of peanuts that cost $4.48/lb. What is the price of your new nut mixture?
$ / lb

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