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anonymous
 one year ago
Appleton’s population is 400 greater than Berryville’s population. If Berryville’s population were reduced by 900 people, then Appleton’s population would be 3 times as large as Berryville’s population. What is Berryville’s current population?
anonymous
 one year ago
Appleton’s population is 400 greater than Berryville’s population. If Berryville’s population were reduced by 900 people, then Appleton’s population would be 3 times as large as Berryville’s population. What is Berryville’s current population?

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imqwerty
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1let the current population of berryville be x and that of appleton be y so y=400+x 1st equation y=3(x300) 2nd equation hope this helps :)

imqwerty
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1nw u jst have to solve equation 1 and 2 to get the values of x and y.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but how is 400+x equal to 3(x300)?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it says it's 400 greater not 3 times greater

imqwerty
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1400+x = y and y=3(x300) these two r different things i'll elaborate according to the statement Appleton’s population is 400 greater than Berryville’s population we took Appleton's population as y and berryville's popu. as x and made the equation : y=400+x according to the statement If Berryville’s population were reduced by 900 people, then Appleton’s population would be 3 times as large as Berryville’s populationwe made the second equation : y=3(x300) nw u hav to equate these two equations to get the answer

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yea that's what im saying don't they have to equal each other in order to make it 400+x=3(x300)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Did every one else get 1550 for Berryville’s population?
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