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algebra 1 system of equations
1.Tony and Belinda have a combined age of 56. Belinda is 8 more than twice Tony’s age. How old is each?
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algebra 1 system of equations 1.Tony and Belinda have a combined age of 56. Belinda is 8 more than twice Tony’s age. How old is each?
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kldcm59Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
First solve for x to find tony's age. 56= 8+2x 2x= 568 2x=48 x=24 (tony's age is 24) to find belinda's age, just add 8 to 24. 24+8= 32 ANSWER: Tony is 24 Belinda is 32
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Mr.crazzyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
t@ kldcm ur solution is nt right
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Mr.crazzyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
let tony age=x belinda age=y then x+y=56 and y=2x+8 by solving this we get x=16 y=40
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kldcm59Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ah yes! MR Crazzy is right! i misread the question!
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