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A family drives 600 miles in 2 days. The second day they drive 120 miles less than the first day How many miles did they drive the first day?

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    Let a = first day. Solve for a.

    a + a - 120 = 600

    2a = 480

    a = ?

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    a + a - 120 = 600

    2a = 720

    a = ?

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