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anonymous
 one year ago
A girl asks her father how many ties he has and he answers with a riddle: "Seveneighths of my ties plus five." How many ties does her father have?
anonymous
 one year ago
A girl asks her father how many ties he has and he answers with a riddle: "Seveneighths of my ties plus five." How many ties does her father have?

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AnimalLover8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0This doesn't make sense. I think you left something out.

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0He has x ties. He says he has 7/8 x + 5 ties That means x = 7/8 x + 5 Solve the equation for x.

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x = 7/8 x + 5 Subtract 7/8 x from both sides: x  7/8 x = 5 8/8 x  7/8 x = 5 1/8 x = 5 x = 40
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