Posted by **dimitri** on Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at 7:47pm.

The all-city band is made up of students from 3 schools. bayside, lincoln, and hendricks. 20 students are in the all-city band. 5 students come from bayside. lincoln has 1 more student in the band than hendricks. how many students in the all-city band come from each school?

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**Kelsey**, Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at 7:51pm
bayside=5

lincoln x+1

hendricks=x

band 20=5+x+x+1

20=2x+6

14=2x

7=x

so hendricks has 7 and lincoln has 8

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**GABBY:)**, Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at 7:53pm
Hendricks --- x

Lincoln ----- x+1

Bayside ---- 5

solve for x

x + x+1 + 5 = 20

2x+6=20

2x=14

x=7

then plug it back in to hendricks,lincoln, and bayside

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