anonymous
  • anonymous
Sarah and Brian went shopping and spent a total of 47.50 brian spent 15.50 less than sarah how much did brian spend
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schrodinger
  • schrodinger
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welshfella
  • welshfella
you could do it this way let brian spend x and Sarah spend y dollars so we have the equation x + y = 47.50
welshfella
  • welshfella
and since Brian spent 15.50 less than Sarah y - x = 15.50
welshfella
  • welshfella
now solve this system;- x + y = 47.50 y - x = 15.50

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welshfella
  • welshfella
Hint: add the 2 equations to get an equation in y only solve this to get what Sarah spent. Then find brians amount by subtracting 15.50 from Sarah's.
anonymous
  • anonymous
answer is 16

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