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a nutritionist finds that a large order of mc donalds fries has more fat than a quarter pounder. the fries have 4 more grams than 3 times the amount of fat in the quarter pounder. the difference between the two is 46 grams. find the fat content of the hamburger and of the fries.
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a nutritionist finds that a large order of mc donalds fries has more fat than a quarter pounder. the fries have 4 more grams than 3 times the amount of fat in the quarter pounder. the difference between the two is 46 grams. find the fat content of the hamburger and of the fries.
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ethayerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Fries + 4g = 3*Burger Fries  Burger = 46g (not Burger  Fries since it says Fries is larger) solve one system for either Burger or Fries and plug it into the other system
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ebydaqueen17Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
can u please work it out for me....this is what i got so fardw:1349412941402:dw
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ebydaqueen17Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thts whut i put together from whut yu told me.....
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ethayerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
that's right! now solve one equation for y or x. I would suggest you rewrite the second equation as y = 46 + x (just take x to the other side). Now put (46 + x) into y in the first equation.
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ethayerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
everything will be in terms of y, so you can solve for y. Then plug y back into 2nd equation and you will find x!
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