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mollyann
 3 years ago
Translate the problem situation to a system of equations. Do not solve. The difference between two numbers is 1. Three times the smaller number plus the larger number is 29. What are the numbers?
A. x  y = 1; x + 3z = 29
B. x  y = 1; 3x + y = 29
C. x  y = 1; x + 3y = 29
D. x + y = 1; x + 3y = 29
mollyann
 3 years ago
Translate the problem situation to a system of equations. Do not solve. The difference between two numbers is 1. Three times the smaller number plus the larger number is 29. What are the numbers? A. x  y = 1; x + 3z = 29 B. x  y = 1; 3x + y = 29 C. x  y = 1; x + 3y = 29 D. x + y = 1; x + 3y = 29

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PhoenixFire
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What do you think the first one is? "Difference between two numbers is 1"

PhoenixFire
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@terminallychill It's not B... And don't give out the answer.

PhoenixFire
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@mollyann It's not A either.

PhoenixFire
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Answer my question. Difference between two numbers is 1. What's the equation?

PhoenixFire
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@terminallychill It's not D. Not I've given the answer.. It's C

PhoenixFire
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Difference between two number is 1: xy=1... The smaller number is y. 3 times the smaller number + the larger number is 29.: x+3y=29

PhoenixFire
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0y is the smaller number because x  y > 0 if y < x x  y < 0 if y > x

mollyann
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0my test said thats wrong

PhoenixFire
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Show me your test... there's only two variables. x and y. from that you know A is wrong as it includes a z. It wants a difference between two numbers, so it's xy. This rules out D as x+y is not a difference. 3 times the SMALLER number. this is in C as y is LESS THAN x for the difference xy=1
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