February 19, 2017

Homework Help: Algebra 1

Posted by connie on Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 12:48pm.

REINY, Thank you for your answer and the answer is obviously correct when you go back and do the multiplying ......however , I do not just want the answer, I desperately wish to understand from start to finish how you got the answer. I am sorry if I seem stupid, really , but how did you get 2x = 18 , x=9 where did the 18 come from? I am so confused. Thanks for your help!!!! connie Original Question
solve if x=student price and y =adult price and 2y + 5x=77 and 2y + 7x=95 what are the price for admission for both adult and child. Your Answer:subtract them:
2x = 18
sub into the first:
2y + 45 = 77
2y = 32
y = 16

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