math 5th grade
First I would choose a number divisible by 9 to use as an example. I chose 81. If 8/9 of the customers ordered coffee, that's 8/9*81 = 72 customers. If reg coffee was ordered three times as much as flavored, then you want to set it up like this: 3x + x = 72 4x = 72 x = 18 ...
February 10, 2011