Posted by **Kay** on Saturday, September 17, 2011 at 1:02pm.

A history test is to have 20 questions in which some are multiple choice and some are essay. The multiple choice questions are worth 4 points each and the essay questions are worth 8 points each. if the test has a total of 100 points, how many of each type of question is on the exam?

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**MathMate**, Saturday, September 17, 2011 at 7:52pm
m=number of multiple choice questons,

e=number of essay questions. = (20-m)

4*m + 8(20-m) = 100

Solve for m.

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**Lawrence**, Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 8:44pm
8m+160m=100

168m=100

m=100÷168

m=25/42.

- Algebra -
**selena**, Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 6:07am
25/42

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