Posted by David on Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at 5:39pm.
Randy, Sam, Tim and Will counted the number of puzzles they had solved in two months. Sam has solved twelve more than Tim. Randy had solved seventeen less than Sam.Will had solved twice as many as Randy. They have solved a total of 267 problems. How many puzzles did each person solve?

Algebra  Henry, Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at 9:06pm
Tim: X Puzzles.
Sam: X + 12.
Randy: (x + 12)  17
Will: 2((x + 12)  17).
x+(x+12)+((x+12)17)+2((X+12)17)= 267,
X+X+12+X+1217+2X+2434 = 267,
5X  3 = 267
5X = 270
X = 54
X + 12 = 66
((X + 12)  17) = 49
2((X + 12)  17) = 98.
TOTAL = 54 + 66 + 49 + 98 = 267.

Algebra  David, Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at 9:07pm
Thank You Henry
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