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- LeAnn01Xxx

One number is five more than another, and their sum is three less than three times the smaller. Find the numbers.
If x represents the smaller number, which equation could be used to solve for x?
A.x 2 + 5 = 3x - 3
B.2x + 5 = 3x - 3
C. 2x + 5 = 3(x - 3)

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- only_hanaaa

okay this question is confusing at first...but its pretty easy after you keep reading it over and over again...do you hav any idea which one u think it is @LeAnn01Xxx ?

- LeAnn01Xxx

I kinda think its B. But I probably got it wrong.

- LeAnn01Xxx

I meant C.

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- only_hanaaa

its is not c, because they say "three less than three times the smaller" not "three less than three less than the smaller"....so the sum will look like this ~> 3x - 3

- LeAnn01Xxx

Oh. So its A or B.

- only_hanaaa

correct...is A. x^2 ?

- only_hanaaa

casue if it is then the answer is B.

- LeAnn01Xxx

OKay. Thank you.☺

- only_hanaaa

yw :)

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