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MauriceLong
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A new cruise ship line has just launched 3 new ships; the Pacific Paradise, the Carribean Paradise and the Mediterranean Paradise. The Carribean Paradise has 28 more deluxe staterooms than the Pacific Paradise. The Mediterranean Paradise has 29 fewer deluxe staterooms than four times the number of deluxe staterooms on the Pacific Paradise. Find the number of deluxe staterooms for each of the ships if the total number of deluxe staterooms for the three ships is 881.
The Pacific Paradise has______deluxe staterooms
The Caribbean Paradise has____deluxe The mediterranean Paradise has___deluxe staterooms.
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MauriceLong Group Title
Can someone help me please... Thanks A new cruise ship line has just launched 3 new ships; the Pacific Paradise, the Carribean Paradise and the Mediterranean Paradise. The Carribean Paradise has 28 more deluxe staterooms than the Pacific Paradise. The Mediterranean Paradise has 29 fewer deluxe staterooms than four times the number of deluxe staterooms on the Pacific Paradise. Find the number of deluxe staterooms for each of the ships if the total number of deluxe staterooms for the three ships is 881. The Pacific Paradise has______deluxe staterooms The Caribbean Paradise has____deluxe The mediterranean Paradise has___deluxe staterooms.
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geoffb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I would assign variables for the number of rooms for each cruise ship, then change the paragraph into equations.
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MauriceLong Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
The Pacific Paradise has______deluxe staterooms The Caribbean Paradise has____deluxe The mediterranean Paradise has___deluxe staterooms.
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noseboy908 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
You should assign variables to the ships, not the rooms, since there is only one type of room.
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MauriceLong Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I am confuse with variables can you help me
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noseboy908 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yeah, in this situation, you have to assign the variables x, y, & z to each (respectably). So, how would you start?
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MauriceLong Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i have no clue at all.
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noseboy908 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok, to start out, make x rep. the "Pacific Paradise", y the "Carribean Paradise", & z rep. the "Medditerranean Paradise". You need 3 equations to start, so start simple. we know that all the ships have a total of 881 "Deluxe Rooms", so what do you think could be our first equation?
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noseboy908 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
could you do me a favor and doublecheck your numbers in the how the problem is written?
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MauriceLong Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Can someone help me please... Thanks A new cruise ship line has just launched 3 new ships; the Pacific Paradise, the Carribean Paradise and the Mediterranean Paradise. The Carribean Paradise has 28 more deluxe staterooms than the Pacific Paradise. The Mediterranean Paradise has 29 fewer deluxe staterooms than four times the number of deluxe staterooms on the Pacific Paradise. Find the number of deluxe staterooms for each of the ships if the total number of deluxe staterooms for the three ships is 881. The Pacific Paradise has______deluxe staterooms The Caribbean Paradise has____deluxe The mediterranean Paradise has___deluxe staterooms.
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noseboy908 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes, but you are certain that the numbers are copied exactly as written in your textbook or workbook?
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noseboy908 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
See, I keep coming up with the problem that I never get a whole, nondecimal number whenever I try to solve it. Allow me to explain my process.
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noseboy908 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dw:1353566231443:dw
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noseboy908 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Then I used substitution: z29=4(y+28) Because it's stated in eqn. 1 that x= y+28. distribute: z29=4y+112 add: z=4y+141. Next, I put (x=y+28), and (z=4y+141) into eqn. 3. To get: (y+28)+y+(4y+141)=881 Add the y's: 6y+169=881 subtract: 6y=712 divide: y=118.66. This is obviously incorrect, since you cannot have a decimal of a room. See any errors?
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