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

- algebra -
**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

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

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- question - if your a highschool student for the the summer can you go to ...
- launguage - im taking chinese in highschool and i want to go to uc Berkeley and ...
- Just a question - Does community college re-teach you, what you forgot in ...
- Math - Am stuck A fifth grade class of 32 students is going on a field trip. ...
- Algebra - At Central High School, the sophomore class has 60 more students than ...
- math - My teacher never specifically told us how to do these type of problems ...
- high school - In highschool I enjoyed the following subjects _ shop, art class, ...
- math - Tickets to the Senior Class Play cost $3.00 for students, $8.00 for ...
- Algebra - There are 357 seniors in Harris High School. The ratio of boys to ...
- Algebra one story problem help please. - in 1993, 2.00 Million females ...

More Related Questions