Posted by Lori on Friday, September 3, 2010 at 6:05pm.
An aircraft manufacturer determines that one of it's aircrafts has twice as many seats as another. Find the number of seats for each aircraft if the total number of seats is 336.

Math  Ms. Sue, Friday, September 3, 2010 at 6:07pm
336 / 3 = ?

Math  Henry, Friday, September 3, 2010 at 11:49pm
1st aircraft has x seats,
2nd aircraft has 2x seats,
x + 2x = 336
3x = 336
x = 112 seats,
2x = 2 * 112 = 224 seats.
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