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 2 years ago
A city bus collected $780 in fares on one day.
The price of a regular fare was $0.80, and the
price of a discount fare was $0.40. If a total of
1200 people paid the fares on this bus, how
many people paid the regular fare?
A 1000
B 1950
C 600
D 750
 2 years ago
A city bus collected $780 in fares on one day. The price of a regular fare was $0.80, and the price of a discount fare was $0.40. If a total of 1200 people paid the fares on this bus, how many people paid the regular fare? A 1000 B 1950 C 600 D 750

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Mertsj
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x= number of regular fares 1200x= number of discount fares .80x+.40(1200x)=780

Mertsj
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Can you solve the equation?

Mertsj
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Multiply every term by 100 to remove all the decimal points.

linhhhdoi
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0then do i plug in my answer into the equation or something?

Mertsj
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Remove the parentheses by using the distributive property

Mertsj
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.080x+4800040x=78000 40x+48000=78000 40x=30000 x=750 750 people paid the regular fare.

linhhhdoi
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Where is the 48000 from?

linhhhdoi
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ohh i see. I get it now. Thank you!
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