MarziaJackson$
  • MarziaJackson$
Last Math question Gretchen and Ezia received equal scores on a test made up of multiple choice questions and an essay. Gretchen got 18 multiple choice questions correct and received 19 points for her essay. Ezia got 15 multiple choice questions correct and received 31 points for her essay. How many points was each multiple choice question worth?
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  • schrodinger
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hartnn
  • hartnn
what have you tried?
hartnn
  • hartnn
since they scored equal marks, we will equate the expressions of their total test scores.
hartnn
  • hartnn
let each multiple question be of "x" marks, then, Gretchen score : 18x +19 does that make sense to you ?

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ShadowLegendX
  • ShadowLegendX
What does x mean?
hartnn
  • hartnn
each multiple choice is worth x marks, and we need to find the value of x
ShadowLegendX
  • ShadowLegendX
mhm, just wanna make sure that's clarified .-.
hartnn
  • hartnn
each multiple choice is worth x marks so 18 multiple choice worth 18x marks and 19 marks for essay. thats how Gretchen's score is 18x+19 can you now tell whats Ezia score in terms of x ???
hartnn
  • hartnn
i suppose you only wanted the answer?? solve this and you'll get it.. 18x+19 =15x+31
MarziaJackson$
  • MarziaJackson$
@Alicia_redd

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