Math
posted by Mo on .
Javier rode his bike for a total of 41 minutes. Before lunch, he rode for 1 minute less than 5 times the number of minutes he rode after lunch. How many minutes did Javier ride before lunch?

If after lunch he rode x minutes, then
(5x1)+x = 41
6x=42
x=7
so, he rode 34 minutes before lunch. 
Together , tom and max have 72 football cards. Tom has 2 more than 4 times as many cards as max has. How many football cards does tom have .

i don't understand

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