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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?
 8 months ago
 8 months 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?
 8 months ago
 8 months ago

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britbrat4290Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
A. 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
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CoolsectorBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
call 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
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britbrat4290Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i thought u cant add unlike terms
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CoolsectorBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
each equation is for different "process"
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britbrat4290Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ya i have no clu w/ this one
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CoolsectorBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
do you know how to solve these equations ?
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CoolsectorBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
another way is plugging the answers into the equations .. the answer that satisfies all 3 equations is the correct one
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britbrat4290Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ohh ok gimmie a min to figure it out .. sry this ones easy went right over my head
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CoolsectorBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
but 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
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CoolsectorBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ok. we can keep on solving it if you wish
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britbrat4290Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
it would b a correct?
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CoolsectorBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes, A is the correct answer
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CoolsectorBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
but, it is really good practice to solve the equations by hand and not substituting answers
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CoolsectorBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
but, it's up to you :)
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britbrat4290Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
its 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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