Posted by jenny on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 11:46pm.
a cycle company make bicycles, tricycles an unicycles. Last week they made 120 more bicycles than unicycles, and 4 times as many tricycles as unicycles. If they made 75 more bicycles than tricycles, how many unicyles did they make?
I dont understand how to do this, please help
- math - Steve, Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 5:18am
just put the words into symbols. If there are
b bicycles, and
b = u+120
t = 4u
b = t+75
Now you can just start substituting and watch the variables get resolved:
b = u+120
b = 4u+75
u+120 = 4u+75
3u = 45
t=4u = 60
So, they made
check that the numbers satisfy the original conditions. They do.
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