Posted by **bob** on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 9:40pm.

the senior class at highschool a and highschool b planned seperate trips to the local amusement park the senior class at highschool a rented and filled 5 vans and 8 buses with 357 students highschoolb rented and filled 10 vans and 5 buses with 285 students every van had the same number of students in it as did the buses find the number of students in each vans and in each bus

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 9:50pm
solve:

5v + 8b = 357

10v + 5b = 285 --- > 2v + b = 57

then b = 57-2v

sub into the first

5v + 8(57-2v) = 357

5v - 16v = -99

v = -99/-11 = 9

then b= 57-2(9) = 39

A van holds 9 students and a bus holds 39 students

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 9:51pm
Your post is too difficult to read because it lacks punctuation and capitalization.

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