7th grade
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There are at least 5 more than twice as many students taking algebra 1 than taking algebra 2. If there are 44 students taking algebra 2, what is the least number of students who could be taking algebra 1. Show all work

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I received the answer of 93 and it was incorrect, that is why i am asking for help

What i would say is work backwards. So if there are 44 students in Algebra 2, and it states that there are twice as many in Alg.1 then 2. So, then there are twice that amount in Algebra 1. It also states that there are at least 5 more than that, so you add another 5 students. I would say your answer should be.. 93 students in Algebra 1 at the least.

93

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