Rational Equation Word Problems

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Rational Equations Word Problems

  • A pilot flies 630 miles with a tail wind (#2646)
    A pilot flies 630 miles with a tail wind of 35 miles per hour. Against the wind, he flies only 455 miles in the same amount of ...
    solving rational equations, solving equations, rational equations, equations
  • A software development company is getting ready (#3053)
    A software development company is getting ready to release a new product. The QA Director is notified the following: A Junior Verification Engineer takes 1 hour longer to fix a bug than it takes a Senior Engineer. If they can fix the bug in 5 hours working ...
    solving rational equations, solving equations, rational equations, equations, work rate, rate
  • Bob, driving a new Ford (#200)
    Bob, driving a new Ford, travels 330 miles in the same amount of time it takes John, driving and old Chevy and traveling 10 miles per hour faster, to travel 390 ...
    solving rational equations, solving equations, equations, rational equations
  • Flex drove 800 miles in x hours (#832)
    Flex drove 800 miles in x hours on Monday
    a) write a rational expression for his average speed.
    b) On tuesday he drove for 6 hours at the same average ...
    solving rational equations, solving equations, equations, rational equations
  • If a certain number is added to both the numerator and denominator (#2663)
    If a certain number is added to both the numerator and denominator to the fraction 7/9, the result is 5/7...
    rational equations, equations
  • Rational Equations (#5809)
    twice a number plus its reciprocal equals 3...
    rational equations, equations
  • Rational Equations (#10643)
    Describe two real-life examples where rational expressions are used on the job
    rational equations, equations
  • Rational Zeros (#9921)
    the revenue of a charter bus company depends on the number of unsold seats. If 100 seats are sold, the price is $50. Each unsold seat increases the cost per passenger by $1. Let x represent the number of unsold seats. Write and expression for the number of seats that are sold. Write and expression for the price per seat. Write and expression for the revenue. Find the number of unsold seats that will produce the maximum ...
    rational zeros, polynomials, rational equations, equations
  • Sally can paint a house in 4 hours (#1790)
    Sally can paint a house in 4 hours. John can paint the same house in 6 ...
    solving rational equations, solving equations, rational equations, equations, work rate, rate
  • Shelly can paint a fence in 8 hours (#2107)
    Shelly can paint a fence in 8 hours. Karen can do it in 4 ...
    solving rational equations, solving equations, rational equations, equations
  • Solving Rational Equations (#7271)
    Jamie drove to visit her parents who live 70 miles away. On her way there, her average speed was 24 miles per hour faster than on her way home (she ran into some bad weather). If Jamie spent a total of 2 hours ...
    solving rational equations, solving equations, rational equations, equations
  • Solving Rational Equations (#8974)
    The reciprocal of two more than a number is three times the reciprocal of the ...
    solving rational equations, solving equations, rational equations, equations
  • Solving Rational Equations (#9374)
    In a motorcycle race, one lap of the course is 650m. At the start of the race, Genna sets off 4 seconds after Tom does, but she drives her motorcycle 5m/s faster and finishes the lap 2.5 seconds sooner than he does.

    a) Find the speed at which each of them is ...
    solving rational equations, solving equations, rational equations, equations
  • Solving Rational Equations (#9869)
    The reciprocal of 5 less than a number is 4 times the reciprocal of twice the ...
    solving rational equations, solving equations, rational equations, equations
  • Solving Rational Equations (#10534)
    seven halves of a number added to the same number the sum is 5 1/3...
    solving rational equations, solving equations, rational equations, equations
  • Two taps turned on together (#1286)
    Two taps turned on together can fill a tank in 15 mins. Separately, one tap takes 16mins longer than the other tap to fill the ...
    solving rational equations, solving equations, equations, rational equations, work rate, rate

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Many students find rational equations word problems difficult. At TuLyn, we created word problems on rational equations to help you better understand rational equations.