May 26, 2015

Homework Help: Algebra

Posted by Dorinda on Thursday, August 4, 2011 at 2:21am.

This question has been posted before, unfortunately, I have been out of high school for over 40 years and out of college for more than 20. I am trying to help another old relic enrolled in distance learning (via long distance phone calls) but neither of us seem to know where to start. The question is to solve for: $200+$50h=C and $300+25H=C. I have tried multiplying $200+$50h=C by 3 and multiplying $300+$25h=C by 2. I get $600+$150h=3C and $600+$50h=2C. At this point, I don't know whether to add or what. When I add, I get $1200=$200H=5C. I have no trail markers, not even the book, to see other like examples, to let me know which way to go or if I am going in the right direction. Please help??

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