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 one year ago
Hello I have another word problem (yuckkkk) Please help.
A group has equal number of male and female. If 12 more males join the group and 7 females leave the group, then there will be 2 times more males than females.
 one year ago
Hello I have another word problem (yuckkkk) Please help. A group has equal number of male and female. If 12 more males join the group and 7 females leave the group, then there will be 2 times more males than females.

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miszery
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Using simple linear equation with one unknown.

ash2326
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Let initially the no. of males= no. of females be "x" If 12 more males join the group and 7 females leave the group, no. of males now= (x+12) no. of females now= (x7) Do you get this part?

ash2326
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1then there will be 2 times more males than females. so x+12=2(x7) Can you solve this for x?

miszery
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0my first though was x+12+x7=3x

miszery
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im obviously wrong lol i hate word probs

miszery
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh ok I see, I can solve for x now I just needed the equation.... I got mislead by thinking about the group as a whole
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