Tuesday

October 21, 2014

October 21, 2014

Posted by **Caitlin** on Tuesday, November 27, 2007 at 9:11pm.

Need to show how you did this.

- Math -
**bobpursley**, Tuesday, November 27, 2007 at 9:18pmJ+8=B-8

B+8=2(J-8)

- Math -
**Caitlin**, Tuesday, November 27, 2007 at 9:23pmI got this far and still am stuck. How much do they each have?

- Math -
**Michael**, Tuesday, November 27, 2007 at 9:25pmSolve this system of equations by substitution or elimination.

Substitution would probably be easiest. Simply solve for b in the first equation and substitute that into the second equation.

- Math -
**Caitlin**, Tuesday, November 27, 2007 at 9:35pmI have tried substituting J and B with several different numbers and I can't come up with answer. I have been working on this so long and don't get it. How much money do they each have/

- Math -
**Mary**, Tuesday, November 27, 2007 at 10:09pmThis on is pretty easy, you just have to create 2 equations base on the problem.

X = Jonh

Y = Brenda

X+8 =Y

Y+8 =X

X=Y-8

Y+8=2(Y-8)

Y+8=2Y-16

Y-2Y=-16-8

-Y=-24

Y=-24/-1

Y=24

X=Y-8

X=24-8

X=16

I also post the answer to your other problem... hope that help you at least a little.

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

Math, rates - Which rates are equivalent? 6 U.S. dollars = 18 U.S. dollars 8 ...

math - Brenda spent half her money at a store in the mall. At another store, she...

MATH - AUNT ALICE GAVE EACH OF HER 3 NIECES A NUMBER OF SILVER DOLLARS EQUAL TO ...

math - aunt alice gave each of her three nieces a number of silver dollars equal...

math - Aunt Alice gave each of her three nieces a number of silver dollars equal...

MATH - Brenda and her family were driving to her grandmother’s house during a ...

Math - Brenda and her family were driving to her grandmother’s house during a ...

algebra - If Will gives Molly $9 dollars he will have the same amount of money ...

English - (1)Brenda would have liked to have taken her vacation at the beach. (2...

Math - Bert is 11 kilometers away from Brenda. Both begin to walk toward each ...