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anonymous
 5 years ago
i am stuck on this problem and none of the multiple choice answers fit
the uk, denmark, and norway have a total of 20 territories. norway has 1/5 as many as the uk. denmark has 2 territories. how many territories does norway have.
anonymous
 5 years ago
i am stuck on this problem and none of the multiple choice answers fit the uk, denmark, and norway have a total of 20 territories. norway has 1/5 as many as the uk. denmark has 2 territories. how many territories does norway have.

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0uk denmark and norway have 20 territories, denmark has 2 territories so uk+norway = 18

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now you need to set up a system of equations to solve

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the first one is u+n=18

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i got that then i divided it by .2 but it didn't fit

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0try to turn the sentenceform information they give you into a math equation

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0divided what by .2? did you understand the idea of a system of equations?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the 18 because it said that had 1/5 as many territories...sorry meant multiplied 18 by .2

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0basically if you have two variables, you need two equations to work with to solve for the variables

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.01/5 as many territories as the UK

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0not 1/5 as many territories as 18

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0norway has 1/5 as many as the uk.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sorry we just start algebra and the teacher didn't explain this and i couldnt find an example in the book

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0don't be sorry, it's no problem

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now that you have n+u=18 and n=1/5 * u, you want to substitute n back into the first equation so you have only 1 variable to work with

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0would it be 1/5 * u+u=18 or 2u=181/5 or something like that

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0are you still able to help me

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thanks for your help i will ask the teacher thank you i have to go to bed
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