anonymous
  • anonymous
@vocaloid Elsa has a job transporting soft drinks by truck. Her truck is filled with cans that weigh 14 ounces each and bottles that weigh 70 ounces each. There is a combined total of 940 cans and bottles in her truck.Let x be the number of 14-ounce cans in her truck. Write an expression for the combined total weight (in ounces) of the cans and bottles in her truck.
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katieb
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Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
this is very similar to the last problem, any ideas on where to start?
anonymous
  • anonymous
no idea
Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
try and look over the last problem and apply the same rule

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Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
hint: our expression will look something like this: (number of 14 oz cans)*14+ (number of 70 oz bottles)*70 number of 14 oz cans = x total number of cans + bottles = 940 keep going from here
anonymous
  • anonymous
I still dont get it
anonymous
  • anonymous
@Vocaloid
Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
number of cans = x number of cans + bottles = 940 number of bottles = ____ fill in the blank
anonymous
  • anonymous
it doesnt say how many bottles
Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
I know that, you need to figure out how many bottles there are
Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
(hint: your answer won't be a number, it'll be an expression using the variable x)
anonymous
  • anonymous
i know
Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
number of cans = x number of cans + bottles = 940 number of bottles = 940 - x does that make sense so far?
anonymous
  • anonymous
total weight (in ounces) =14x70−940x
anonymous
  • anonymous
14x+70(940-x)
Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
yes! good job 14x+70(940-x) is the answer

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