Posted by Jessica Fuentes on Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 9:01pm.
Does this look right?
Mike runs twice as far as Jim, but Phillip runs three times as far as Jim. If the three of them run a total of 24 miles, how far does each man run?
2m + j = 24
3p + j = 24
I am so wrong aren't I? Can someone help me, please??
- algebra - bobpursley, Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 9:04pm
You are so wrong.
- algebra - Jessica Fuentes, Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 9:05pm
lol, I figured. i am so confused I hate word problems, ok can i post another one and see if I can get it??
- algebra - Jessica Fuentes, Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 9:17pm
TastyBake bakery sells three times as many chocolate donuts as plain glazed donuts, but only half as many as jelly-filled donuts. If they sold 40 dozen donuts, how many of each type did they sell?
x = chocolate
y = plain
z = jelly
y = 3x
z = 1/2x
x + y + z = 40
How was that???
- algebra - bobpursley, Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 9:26pm
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