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NCMom
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This a word problem about candy that I have gotten to two equations...
40x +100 y = 125
80x+84y=163
I dont know how to eliminate a variable or solve...thanks
 2 years ago
 2 years ago
NCMom Group Title
This a word problem about candy that I have gotten to two equations... 40x +100 y = 125 80x+84y=163 I dont know how to eliminate a variable or solve...thanks
 2 years ago
 2 years ago

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karatechopper Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Can you tell me what the Word problem was?
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NCMom Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
40 candy bars and 100 drinks cost $125 and 80 candy bars and 84 drinks cost $163..how much is each candy bar?
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CalebBeavers Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Solve for x or y in one of the equations
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NCMom Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
x= 25  5/2 y ?
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CalebBeavers Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
40x+100y=125 100y=40x+125 y=2/5x+5/4
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CalebBeavers Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Now you know what y is so plug that into the other equation and solve for x 80x+84(2/5x+5/4)=163
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NCMom Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
right..Understand the theoryjust seems overly complicated...usually the numbers are all nice and round and even... 84 times negative 2/5x + 5/4 makes my head spin..
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CalebBeavers Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Well fractions just multiply straight across top and bottom....think of 84 as 84/1
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NCMom Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Thanks Caleb.
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CalebBeavers Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
What do you get for your answer?
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NCMom Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I dont...gonna let him finish the math and thanks for your help.
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NCMom Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
75 cents and 1.25!!
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