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a boat weighs 1500lb more than its motor and 1900 lb more than its trailer. Together the boat and motor weigh five times as much as the trailer. how much does the boat weigh?

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    b = m+1500
    b = t+1900
    b+m = 5t

    b + (b-1500) = 5(b-1900)
    b = ?

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