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 348 tickets and collected $2451.50 in ticket sales. Adult tickets are $10 and child tickets are $4.50. How many tickets of each type were sold?
Adult: tickets    Child: tickets
2.
A ticket booth sold 273 tickets and collected $2157.50 in ticket sales. Adult tickets are $8.50 and child tickets are $7.50. How many tickets of each type were sold?
Adult: tickets    Child: tickets

1.
Solution X is a 55% soap solution and Solution Y is a 35% soap solution. How much of each is needed to make 20 gallons of a 49% soap solution?
Solution X: gallons    Solution Y: gallons

1.
How many pounds of pecans worth $11.84/lb should be mixed with 6 pounds of macadamia nuts worth $9.09/lb to make a mixture worth $10.19/lb?
lb

1.
How many pounds of navy beans worth $10.57/lb should be mixed with 15 pounds of pinto beans worth $9.52/lb to make a mixture worth $9.82/lb?
lb
2.
How many pounds of Coffee A worth $6.61/lb should be mixed with 56 pounds of Coffee B worth $2.29/lb to make a mixture worth $2.83/lb?
lb
3.
Solution X is a 23% antifreeze solution and Solution Y is a 15% antifreeze solution. How much of each is needed to make 10 liters of a 19% antifreeze solution?
Solution X: liters    Solution Y: liters

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