Algebra 1

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Julie subscribes to a sports magazine and a fashion magazine. She received 24 issues this year. The number of fashion issues is 6 less than twice the number of sports issues. Define the variables, and write a system of equations to find the number of issues of each magazine.

  • Algebra 1 -

    f = 2s + 6

    s + f = 24

    Substitute 2s+6 for s in second equation and solve for s. Insert that value into the first equation and solve for f. Check by inserting both values into the second equation.

  • Algebra 1 -

    6=s
    18=f

  • Algebra 1 -

    f=14
    s=10

  • Algebra 1 -

    s + f = 24

    f = 2s + 6


    substitute 2s + 6 in for f, so the equation will read s + 2s + 6 = 24. solve for s.
    next, take the value of s and put it in for s in the problem f = 2s + 6.
    check your answers by substituting the s and f values in the second equation.

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