Set up and solve equations for the following business situations.
Do It Best Hardware is offering a 140piece mechanicâ€™s tool set plus a $65 tool chest for $226. What is the cost per tool?
Do it Best Corp. engages in the wholesale distribution of hardware, lumber, builder supplies, and related products. The company is a member owned cooperative and is guided by the members of the board of directors. This group is entirely composed of and elected by Do it Best Corp. stockholdersâ€”those hardware, lumber, and home center store owners who make up the 4,100 memberretailers in the United States and in 45 countries around the world.
Sources: www.doltbestcorp.com and www.businessweek.com
To calculate: The cost of one tool, if a mechanic’s tool of
Given Information:
A mechanicâ€™s tool of
Formula used:
To solve the equation and prove the solution, follow the steps as mentioned below.
Step
Step2: List the known and the unknows from the problem.
Step3: Write the equation with the help of following table of key word,
Equal Sign 
Addition 
Subtraction 
Multiplication 
Division 
Parentheses 
Is 
And 
Less 
Of 
Divide 
Times the quantity of 
Are 
Added to 
Less than 
Multiply 
Divided by 

Was 
Totals 
Smaller than 
Times 
Divided into 

Equals 
The sum of 
Minus 
Product of 
Quotient of 

Gives 
Plus 
Difference 
Multiplied by 
Ratio of 

Giving 
More than 
Decreased by 
Twice 

Leaves 
Larger than 
Reduced by 
Double 

Results in 
Increased by 
Take away 
Triple 

Produces 
Greater than 
Loss of 
At 

yields 
exceeds 
Fewer than 
@ 
Step4: Solve the equation by rearrange the unknown values to the left side and known values to right side of the equal sign.
Step5: Prove the solution by substituting the value obtained from step 4 in the equation formed in step 4 then check the left and right of the equation if, they are equal then the answer is correct.
Calculation:
Underline the keyword by using the table of key word.
Cost of one
Suppose that X be cost of one tool from
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