Posted by **Jaida** on Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 10:49pm.

1) An exam will have 20 questions worth a total of 100 points. There will be True-False questions worth 3 points each and short essay questions worth 11 points each. Several students ask how many essay questions there will be, but the teacher won't tell. How many essay questions will there be.

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**drwls**, Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 10:58pm
let x = number of true-false questions

let y = number of essay questions

x + y = 20

3x + 11 y = 100

Solve those two equations. I assume you know how. Substitution is one way.

- 8th Grade Algebra -
**Jaida**, Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 11:15pm
I got 15 T-F Questions

and 5 Essay Questions.

is that right ??

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**drwls**, Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 11:16pm
check: 45 + 55 = 100

Looks good!

- 8th Grade Algebra -
**Jaida**, Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 11:20pm
Thank You very mcuh.

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