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anonymous
 one year ago
solving linear equations 6.94=2.98+2b
anonymous
 one year ago
solving linear equations 6.94=2.98+2b

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0this was the story problem Jake is going to the store to buy one gallon of milk and 2 loaves of bread. The milk cost 2.98 a gallon. Jake's total was 6.94. How much did each loaf of bread cost?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you did set the equation up correctly... 1. subtract 2.98 from both sides 2. divide both sides by 2

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do that, and you should be able to solve the answer for b (the cost of the bread)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0not correct... what is 6.94  2.98 ??

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0then divide that by 2 and what do you get ?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no it was 3.96 2.986.94

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0let me show you.. 6.94 = 2.98 + 2b  subtract 2.98 from both sides 6.94  2.98 = 2.98  2.98 + 2b  simplify 3.96 = 2b  divide both sides by 2 3.96/2 = 2b/2 1.98 = b each loaf of bread costs $ 1.98
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