Posted by Disha on Monday, November 8, 2010 at 7:03pm.
*I NEED THESE IN ALGEBRAIC EXPRESSIONS!
1.) The larger of two numbers is 1 less than 3 times the smaller. Their sum is 63. Find the numbers.
2.) Find two numbers whose sum is 92, if the first is 4 more than 7 times the second.
3.) The sum of two numbers is 172. The first is 8 less than 5 times the second. Find the first number.
4.)Together, a necklace and a bracelet cost $192. Find the price of each if the necklace costs 3 times as much as the bracelet.
5.) Grandpa's age is 6 years less than 6 times Junior's age. The sum of their ages is 78. Find each of their ages.
6.) The first of two films laster 3 minutes less than then twice as long as the second. Together the two films laster 132 minutes. How long was the first film?

8th Grade Math  Henry, Monday, November 8, 2010 at 10:23pm
1. 2nd number = x,
1st number = (3x  1).
x + (3x  1) = 63,
4x 1 = 63,
4x = 64,
x = 16.
2. 2nd number = x,
1st number = (7x + 4),
x + (7x + 4) = 92,
8x + 4 = 92,
8x = 92  4,
8x = 88,
x = 11.
The remaining problems are similar.
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