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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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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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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
x= number of regular fares 1200x= number of discount fares .80x+.40(1200x)=780
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Can you solve the equation?
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Multiply every term by 100 to remove all the decimal points.
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linhhhdoiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I still don't get it
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linhhhdoiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
then do i plug in my answer into the equation or something?
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Remove the parentheses by using the distributive property
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
80x+4800040x=78000 40x+48000=78000 40x=30000 x=750 750 people paid the regular fare.
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linhhhdoiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Where is the 48000 from?
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linhhhdoiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Ohh i see. I get it now. Thank you!
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