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In a certain county, the number of charter schools is 6 less than twice the number of alternative schools. We know that there are 52 charter schools in the county. How many alternative schools are in the county? 58 44 29 23

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  1. anonymous
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    x = # of charter schools y = # of alternative schools " the number of charter schools is 6 less than twice the number of alternative schools" x = 2y - 6 "there are 52 charter schools" so x = 52

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    plug in x = 52 and solve for y x = 2y - 6 52 = 2y - 6 .. .. .. y = ??

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    @jim_thompson5910

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    sorry i had to leave really quick

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    thats fine

  7. anonymous
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    so

  8. anonymous
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    y=29

  9. jim_thompson5910
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    correct

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    one more?

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