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 one year ago
Bob has 19 Pokemon cards. Suzy has an unknown number. Joe has 1/4 of the number that Bob+Suzy have. There are 35 cards altogether. How many does Suzy have?
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 one year ago
Bob has 19 Pokemon cards. Suzy has an unknown number. Joe has 1/4 of the number that Bob+Suzy have. There are 35 cards altogether. How many does Suzy have? I need Help my friend gave me this question and I don't know how to solve It Please Help... I'll give a Medal and Fan you!! <3

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loveudrew123
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0And also can someone show me how to solve it step by step?? <3

CalebBeavers
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the way id do it...make an equation for the sentence "Joe has 1/4 of the number that Bob+Suzy have." call joe j and suzy x 1/4(19+x)=j and in total they have 35 cards so 19+j+x=35 now we have two equations

CalebBeavers
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1j is solved for in the first equation so we can take that and plug it into the second one for j 19+1/4(19+x)+x=35 now can you solve for x?

loveudrew123
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes I can solve :)

loveudrew123
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is 19 + 1/4 = 19 1/4? @CalebBeavers

loveudrew123
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay I don't get it?

CalebBeavers
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The 1/4 is being multiplied, distribute it into the parentheses

CalebBeavers
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Multiply straight across 19/4 and also multiply it by the x so we have 19+(19/4)+(1/4)x+x=35

CalebBeavers
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Now just combine like terms and isolate x 19+(19/4)+(5/4)x=35 95/4+(5/4)x=35 (5/4)x=45/4 x=(45/4)*(4/5)

kirbykirby
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1/Ok Let B = Bob, J = Joe and S = Suzy B = 19 S = x J = (1/4) (x+19) Together they have 35: 19+x+(1/4)(x+19) = 35 19 + x + x/4 + 19/4 = 35 and solve for x :) : 5x/4 + 95/4 = 35 5x/4 = 35  95/4 5x/4 = 45/4 5x = 45 x = 9 Then just substitute the value for x for each person: we get that x= 9 So S = x = 9
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