anonymous
  • anonymous
Can someone verify if this simple algebra question on my test is right or wrong?
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chestercat
  • chestercat
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anonymous
  • anonymous
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anonymous
  • anonymous
I translated this as G=2W-12 and G+W=128 resulting in 128-W=2W-12
amistre64
  • amistre64
70 is correct 128 = 2A-12 12+128 = 2A 140 = 2A 70 = A

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anonymous
  • anonymous
But it says COMBINED weight
amistre64
  • amistre64
why they use "w" for "Adam" is beyond me....
anonymous
  • anonymous
there formula, to me, implies 128 is just the weight of george
amistre64
  • amistre64
Yes, combined weight is George and Adam. And you figured out that equation correctly the first time :)
amistre64
  • amistre64
let me see it again..
anonymous
  • anonymous
for second one...should be 40..i feel
anonymous
  • anonymous
I get 46 2/3Lbs
amistre64
  • amistre64
G = 2A George is twice Adams weight....
amistre64
  • amistre64
G = 2A - 12
amistre64
  • amistre64
G + A = 128
amistre64
  • amistre64
2A - 12 + A - 128
amistre64
  • amistre64
3A = 128 + 12
amistre64
  • amistre64
gotta read thru my typos lol
amistre64
  • amistre64
3A = 140 A = 140/3 = 46 and some odd lbs
amistre64
  • amistre64
the test is worded wrong... human error :)
anonymous
  • anonymous
This isn't the first time ive got mis information from this school. Thats why I come here to check. Sometimes they flutter up, sometimes its me.
amistre64
  • amistre64
You bring it to the teachers attention and they lok it over and make the correction to your grade. Perfection is an ideal, not a reality :)
anonymous
  • anonymous
this online program didn't really come with a teacher, just literature
amistre64
  • amistre64
there has to be a human someplace in the setup.... :)
amistre64
  • amistre64
a "contact" button even
anonymous
  • anonymous
the grades aren't really important, its my understanding that is I'm almost finished with it. I think I have one more lesson/test than I'll start looking for my government job :)
anonymous
  • anonymous
so, hey, thanks for the help
anonymous
  • anonymous
hopefully I wont have to return for the next lesson :P
amistre64
  • amistre64
youre welcome :) good luck!

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