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anonymous
 3 years ago
A ceramics workshop makes wreaths, trees, and sleighs for sale at Christmas. A wreath takes 3 hours to prepare, 2 hours to paint, and 9 hours to fire. A tree takes 14 hours to prepare, 3 hours to paint, and 4 hours to fire. A sleigh takes 4 hours to prepare, 15 hours to paint, and 7 hours to fire. If the workshop has 116 hours for prep time, 64 hours for painting, and 110 hours for firing, How many of each can be made?
anonymous
 3 years ago
A ceramics workshop makes wreaths, trees, and sleighs for sale at Christmas. A wreath takes 3 hours to prepare, 2 hours to paint, and 9 hours to fire. A tree takes 14 hours to prepare, 3 hours to paint, and 4 hours to fire. A sleigh takes 4 hours to prepare, 15 hours to paint, and 7 hours to fire. If the workshop has 116 hours for prep time, 64 hours for painting, and 110 hours for firing, How many of each can be made?

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anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A. 8 wreaths, 6 trees, 2 sleighs B. 6 wreaths, 2 trees, 8 sleighs C. 9 wreaths, 7 trees, 3 sleighs D. 2 wreaths, 8 trees, 6 sleighs

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0call number of wreaths w , trees t and sleighs s. now you have 3 equations with 3 unknowns: 3w + 14t + 4s = 116 2w +3t + 15s = 64 9w+4t+7s=110

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i thought u cant add unlike terms

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0each equation is for different "process"

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ya i have no clu w/ this one

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do you know how to solve these equations ?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0another way is plugging the answers into the equations .. the answer that satisfies all 3 equations is the correct one

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohh ok gimmie a min to figure it out .. sry this ones easy went right over my head

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but solving them is better since you wont always have answers. so lets do it using both elimination and substitution. if you multiply the first equation by 3 then subtract the 3rd one from the first you have: 38t+5s=238

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok. we can keep on solving it if you wish

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it would b a correct?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes, A is the correct answer

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but, it is really good practice to solve the equations by hand and not substituting answers

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but, it's up to you :)

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its hard for me on the computer ... hence y im having some trouble in this class but im almost done thank god
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