math

Silas took 15 bags of glass to the recycling center on Monday. He took 6 bags of plastic to the recycling center on Tuesday. Which equation could be used to find x, the total number of bags of glass and plastic Silas took to the recycling center?
A. x - 15 = 6
B. x + 15 = 6
C. 15 - x = 6
D. x - 6 = -15

asked by Wendy
  1. The simple way of doing this problem is to add 15 + 6.

    Which of your answer choices does that?

    posted by Ms. Sue
  2. I don't think any of the choices do that. is the answer A?

    posted by Wendy
  3. Yes, the answer is A.

    x - 15 = 6

    Add 15 to both sides of the equation.

    x = 21

    posted by Ms. Sue
  4. thank you so much!

    posted by Wendy
  5. You are very welcome.

    posted by Ms. Sue

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. MATH

    Elsie is starting a recycling club at her school and hopes to use the money earned from recycling cans to buy recycling bins for the school. Elsie first needs to figure out how much the cans that can be collected at her school
  2. Math.

    Ashanti and Maria went to the store to buy snacks for their back to school party. They bought bags of chips, ptetzels, and nachos. They bought three times as many bags of pretzels as bags of chips, and two fewer bags of nachos
  3. English

    What do you use to do your shopping in England? Plastic bags, carrier bags,tissue bags, paper bags, cardboard boxes What are tissue bags?
  4. Math 6th Grade Level

    A baker bought 680,000 oz. of flour and packed the flour into 200 bags of equal size. He used some flour and had 100 bags left. He decided to repack the remaining flour bags into bags of 5,000 oz. bags. How many bags of flour did
  5. Math

    What do you call an angle more than 90 degrees and less than 180 degrees? Obtuse How many equal sides does an icosahedron have? Twenty A farmer grows 252 kilograms of apples. He sells them to a grocer who divides them into 5
  6. Math

    Find out how many bags of rice have been shipped in or shipped out within two days: a) Day one, 250 bags have been shipped in; Day two, 150 bags have been shipped out. b)Day one, 100 bags have been shipped out; Day two, 120 bags
  7. math

    Find out how many bags of rice have been shipped in or shipped out within two days: a) Day one, 250 bags have been shipped in; Day two, 150 bags have been shipped out. b)Day one, 100 bags have been shipped out; Day two, 120 bags
  8. Maths

    Find out how many bags of rice have been shipped in or shipped out within two days: a) Day one, 250 bags have been shipped in; Day two, 150 bags have been shipped out. b)Day one, 100 bags have been shipped out; Day two, 120 bags
  9. math2

    If you have a line plot with a bag of nuts(in pounds) and there is 1/8 on the graph with 8 x marks on of it bags, 1/4 with 4 x on top of it bags, and 1/2 with 4 x marks on top of it bags. The question goes as follow, Amy filled
  10. algebra

    Ariel bought several bags of caramel candy and taffy. the number of bags of taffy was 5 more than the number bags of candy. taffy bags weigh 8 oz each and caramel bags weigh 16 oz each.the total weight of the bags was 400 oz. how

More Similar Questions