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There are x people in the bus. When the bus stops y people get off and 6 people get on. How many people are yhere now on the bus ?
x = 6 y
Is my answer right ?
There are x people in the bus. When the bus stops y people get off and 6 people get on. How many people are yhere now on the bus ?
x = 6 y
Is my answer right ?
Right
You want an expression for the number of people on the bus.
From the information given it would be:
No of people on bus = x  y + 6
You gave an "equation" which makes no sense
e.g. suppose there were 20 people on the bus, and 9 got off and 6 got on
so x=20, and y = 9
your equation would say
20 = 6  9
Does that make sense to you?
So I repeat,
no of people on the bus = x  y + 6
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