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At east end middle school, twice as many students study spanish as study latin. The spanish class has 3 fewer than 25 Students.

LET L REPRESENT THE NUMBER OF STUDENTS IN LATIN CLASS. USE THE GIVEN INFORMATION TO WRITE AN EQUATION TO FIND THE NUMBER OF STUDENTS IN THE LATIN CLASS.

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Why make an equation to solve the obvious ?

it says, "The spanish class has 3 fewer than 25 Students. "
so there are 22 students in the Spanish class.
"twice as many students study spanish as study latin", so obviously 11 students study Latin.

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