Thursday

April 17, 2014

April 17, 2014

Posted by **Anonymous** on Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 9:38pm.

“Charlie would like to pack one less outfit than Jane for their trip. Loretta would like to bring five outfits less than twice what Jane packs. Due to space in the suitcase, they are limited to a total of 24 outfits. How many outfits can they each pack?”

- math -
**bobpursley**, Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 9:44pmC+1=J

L+5=2J

C+L+J<=24

J-1+2J-5+J<=24

4J<=30

J<=7

so C is 6

and L is 9

total 22 check that.

- math -
**Alyssa**, Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 9:47pmX+(X-1)+(2X-5)=24

use X for the amount of outfits Jane has.

you know:

-that Charlie packs 1 less than Jane (x-1)

-that Loretta packs 5 less than twice Jane's (2x-5)

-that you can't have more than 24. so set it equal to 24

and then solve :)

**Related Questions**

homework - ranslate the following situation into an inequality. Do not solve. “...

Translate the following situation into an inequali - “Charlie would like to pack...

“Charlie would like to pack one less outfit than J - “Charlie would like to pack...

math - Translate the following statement into an inequality: Five less than a ...

Math - Responding back as requested: This is all I was provided Solve the ...

soc - Which of the following is NOT a question that a social conflict theorist ...

algebra3 - which inequality is tge solution of 6x negative 3 greater than or = ...

8th grade - need help thank-you translate the verbal phrase into an inequality, ...

math - How would you solve for these word problems in one variable inequality ...

French - I need to translate this paragraph. Can someone check my work? I didn't...