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A boarding kennel can hold 50 more cats than dogs. It can hold 200 dogs and cats. How many cats can it hold?

a) 50
b) 125
c) 150
d) 75

  • algebra -

    Dogs(x) Cats(x+50)

    x+x+50= 200
    2x+50= 200
    -50 -50
    2x=150
    2x/2 = 150/ 2

    x=75(dogs) x+50=75+50= 125 (Cats)

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