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Solmyr
 2 years ago
Need help Please I have to have this turned in NOW!!!!
1.Tony and Belinda have a combined age of 56. Belinda is 8 more than twice Tony’s age. How old is each?
Solmyr
 2 years ago
Need help Please I have to have this turned in NOW!!!! 1.Tony and Belinda have a combined age of 56. Belinda is 8 more than twice Tony’s age. How old is each?

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BluFoot
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I just helped you with this question! If you were confused you should have said so instead of closing the question!

BluFoot
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2OK we had 2 equations. x+y = 56 and y = 8 + x do you know how to solve a system of equations?

Solmyr
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0srry i was having a conversation with a teacher and i have to have this done and completed

BluFoot
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I like comparison. In both equations, solve for y=. It's already done for you in the second. Then set the two equations equal to each other, eliminating the y and solve for x.

BluFoot
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2No because you have to solve for y in the first equation. You get x+y = 56 y = 56x and y= 8 + x so 8+x = 56x solve for x!

Solmyr
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0would i first minus eight to both sides?

Solmyr
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can u help me with a few more

BluFoot
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I'll help you with 1 more but you should be starting to be able to recognize the pattern and figure out how to solve it by yourself

Solmyr
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.02.Salisbury High School decided to take their students on a field trip to a theme park. A total of 150 people went on the trip. Adults pay $45.00 for a ticket and students pay $28.50 for a ticket. How many students and how many adults went to the park if they paid a total of $4770?

BluFoot
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Okay here the variables (x and y) are the number of adults and the number of students. So we can say x = number of adults y = number of students These are the 2 statements: 1. A total of 150 people went on the trip 2. they paid a total of $4770 Can you turn these into equations?

Solmyr
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x + y = 150 x45.00 + y28.50 = 4770

BluFoot
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Sorry was afk for a sec. Yes that's correct. Now use substitution to solve. Solve for x or y in the first equation and plug it into the second equation

Solmyr
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im not sure how to do that

Solmyr
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0cause first one we did comparison

BluFoot
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Let's solve for y in the first equation x+y = 150 y= 150x Now plug it into the second 45x + 28.5y = 4770 45x + 28.5(150x) = 4770 now expand and solve for x

Solmyr
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0umm ok ive never seen that done before now though

BluFoot
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2OK I have to go, good luck :)
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