Posted by **Jab** on Sunday, October 2, 2011 at 5:22pm.

Eve and Jason have an exercise routine that they do together three days a week. Together, they can lift 225 pounds.

a) If Eve can lift 113 pounds,how many pounds can Jason lift?

b). If Eve can lift 87 pounds, how many

pounds can Jason lift?

c) What expression can be used to find

p, how many pounds Jason can lift if

Eve can lift x pounds?

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, October 2, 2011 at 5:30pm
It's your turn now, Jab.

How do you think you can figure out these problems?

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**Jab**, Sunday, October 2, 2011 at 5:37pm
Um. Well I tried this but im not sure:

A) 113+x= 112

-113 -113

B) 87+p= 225

-87 -87

C) No idea :{

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, October 2, 2011 at 5:44pm
A) I don't know how you got your answer, but 112 is right.

B)

87 + p = 225

p = 225 - 87

p = ?

C)

225 - x = p

225 = x + p

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**Jab**, Sunday, October 2, 2011 at 5:48pm
On A I did

113 + x = 225

X= 225-113

X= 112

Thanks so much Ms. Sue. I would have failed this math asignment if it werent for you! I will most likely come back here whenerever I have issues again. Thanks again!

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, October 2, 2011 at 5:59pm
You're very welcome, Jab.

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