Word problems are challenging, but rewarding once you learn how they're done! Let's take a look at another word problem. This problem deals with percentages and price.
Problem Text: Mary is paid $325 dollars per week, plus a commission of 8% on sales. How much does she need to sell to make $500 per week.
Your favorite school teacher Michel van Biezen introduces you to solving word problems in Algebra, touching on a variety of practical applications including: mixture problems, sum of consecutive integers, calculating age, number problems, rate and distance problems, percentages, investment calculations, rates of performing work, determining the equation based on two points, finding the slope and X and Y intercepts, solving word problems with two variables, and much more.
His videos are short and straight-forward, presenting the problems clearly, with explanation, and a thorough solution.