anonymous
  • anonymous
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?
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anonymous
  • anonymous
@nevermind_justschool @nincompoop
adamaero
  • adamaero
What equation are you thinking, to begin?
anonymous
  • anonymous
C = 2A - 6?

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anonymous
  • anonymous
@adamaero
adamaero
  • adamaero
What can you do with the 52 charter schools?
adamaero
  • adamaero
Do you need another equation?
anonymous
  • anonymous
I'm just not sure how i would do that
anonymous
  • anonymous
like after that
adamaero
  • adamaero
Where could you put the 52? Guess if you are not 100% sure.
AaronAndyson
  • AaronAndyson
x = 2y - 6 52 = 2y-6
AaronAndyson
  • AaronAndyson
Taking 52 = 2y - 6 We add 6 on both sides 52+6 = 26 + 6 -6 The two 6 on the right hand side cancel out to become 0 58 = 2y Divide both sides by 2 58/2 = 2y/2 29 = y
AaronAndyson
  • AaronAndyson
y = 29 x = 2y-6 x = 2(29) - 6 x = 58 - 6 x = 52

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