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Isabel 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 950 cans and bottles in her truck.
Let x be the number of 14ounce cans in her truck. Write an expression for the combined total weight (in ounces) of the cans and bottles in her truck.
anonymous
 one year ago
will medal please explain have 4 like this Isabel 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 950 cans and bottles in her truck. Let x be the number of 14ounce 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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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If we let x be cans, then let y represent bottles

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hence the total weight would be the weight of how many bottles she has + the weight of how many cans she has

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so say x represents bottles, how much does x bottles weigh?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0because 1 bottles weighs 17ounces (i.e when x=1... and so on)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sorry, x is cans not bottles. sorry for any confusion

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oops, cans weigh14 ounces not 17 haha my typing is poor

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its ok i figured what u meant

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.014ounces is how much one can weighs

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so how much would 2 cans weigh (i.e x=2)...it would be 14*2=28ounces right?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so how much would x cans weigh and y bottles weigh

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so x cans would weigh 14x and y bottles would weigh 70y

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hence, total weight = 14x+70y if we combine the bottles and cans right?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0good so we also know that x+y=950 (no. of cans and bottles) and total weight=14x+70y

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0seems here we aren't told how many bottles and cans of each there are, only that there are 950 cans and bottles together

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im confused lol x = 14 ounce cans bottles are 70 ounces 950 total Write an expression for the combined total weight (in ounces) of the cans and bottles in her truck.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no x does not equal 14

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.014 represents HOW MUCH x weighs

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so we write it as 14x

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes u are sorry that came out wrong

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0because if i said i was holding two cans, that means x=2 which also means 2 cans weighs, 14x=14*x=28 ounces

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that irrelevent to be honest, our expression is simply: Total weight = 14x+70y

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it seems that 950 cans and bottles is redundant for the total weight expression unless we know how many cans and bottles there are

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thanks but i inputted that answer and it was correct

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0haha interesting... that only gives an expression for the weight of bottles haha

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im just being pedantic thats all. the problem statement needs rewording if thats the answer
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