anonymous
  • anonymous
The sum of two numbers is 77. The greater number is 5 more than the smaller number. Which equation can be used to solve for the smaller number?
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anonymous
  • anonymous
x(x − 5) = 77 x(x + 5) = 77 x − (x + 5) = 77 x + (x + 5) = 77
jackthegreatest
  • jackthegreatest
X + x + 5 = 75
jackthegreatest
  • jackthegreatest
Wait I meant 77

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jackthegreatest
  • jackthegreatest
So d
anonymous
  • anonymous
its D
xapproachesinfinity
  • xapproachesinfinity
D is good
xapproachesinfinity
  • xapproachesinfinity
always try to think in algebraic way. when the say the number (not saying what is ) give it a name x or whatever letter denoting that it is what we are looking for so we have in this case two number if said the small number is x and we know the greater is 5 more than the small we are essentially saying x+5 and the sum of the two x+(x+5)=77
xapproachesinfinity
  • xapproachesinfinity
it is a matter of reading and translating the meaning of a words within the problem

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