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HelloKitty17
 one year ago
FAN AND MEDAL!!!
PLZ HELP ME!! Mike packed an equal number of flashlights in each of x gift boxes. The number of compartments in each gift box was 3 more than the number of boxes. The number of flashlights in each compartment of a box was 2 more than the number of compartments in each box. The expression below shows the total number of flashlights that Mike packed in all the boxes:
x(x + 3)(x + 5)
Which expression shows the number of compartments in each gift box?
x + 3 x + 5 (x + 3)(x + 5) x(x + 3)(x + 5)
HelloKitty17
 one year ago
FAN AND MEDAL!!! PLZ HELP ME!! Mike packed an equal number of flashlights in each of x gift boxes. The number of compartments in each gift box was 3 more than the number of boxes. The number of flashlights in each compartment of a box was 2 more than the number of compartments in each box. The expression below shows the total number of flashlights that Mike packed in all the boxes: x(x + 3)(x + 5) Which expression shows the number of compartments in each gift box? x + 3 x + 5 (x + 3)(x + 5) x(x + 3)(x + 5)

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misty1212
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The number of compartments in each gift box was 3 more than the number of boxes.

misty1212
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if the number of gift boxes is \(x\) then the number of compartments in each gift box is 3 more than \(x\) aka \(x+3\)

Here_to_Help15
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So, let's say there were 3 boxes. This would mean x = 3. The number of compartments in each box would be 5, and the number of flashlights in each compartment would be 8.

HelloKitty17
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The answer is x+5

Here_to_Help15
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Multiply 8 by the number of compartments in each box (5) and we get 40. Plug x = 3 into each equation, and see which one comes out to 40

Here_to_Help15
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the number of compartments in each box would be 6, which would mean the solution would be 48

HelloKitty17
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The answer is then x+3 then. right?

Here_to_Help15
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1(x + 3)(x + 5) < would be your final conclusion :)
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