anonymous
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In a certain county, the number of charter schools is 4 less than twice the number of alternative schools. We know that there are 48 charter schools in the county. How many alternative schools are in the county? 52 22 36 26
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anonymous
  • anonymous
well you know that the number is going to be 2*48-4. Can you solve it from there?
anonymous
  • anonymous
That 92 which is not one of the choices
anonymous
  • anonymous
@kimbllse777 I think you got a little mixed up! So the question boils down to 2x -4 = 48. Do you know where to go from there, or shall I explain? :)

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anonymous
  • anonymous
@tanijah12 ?
anonymous
  • anonymous
Can u please explain more @WoahItsJian
anonymous
  • anonymous
Sure
anonymous
  • anonymous
so it says exactly "the number of charter schools is 4 less than twice the number of alternative schools. We know that there are 48 charter schools"
anonymous
  • anonymous
4 less than 2 ^ alternative = charter
anonymous
  • anonymous
so x = alternative
anonymous
  • anonymous
so 4 - 2x = 48
anonymous
  • anonymous
and so you have to do reverse order of operations.
anonymous
  • anonymous
kk I got my answer
anonymous
  • anonymous
what is it?
anonymous
  • anonymous
if it is 22, that is right.

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