# word problem

If 258 hamburgers and cheeseburgers were sold and the number of cheeseburgers sold was two times the amount of hambugerssold how many hamburgers were sold?
Is this right?
258 divided by 2 =129

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1. C=2H
C+H=258

no, it is not right.

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2. so it would be193 cheeseburgers right

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3. 172 cheeseburgers
86 hamburgers
I divided 258 by 3 that gives me 86 (1/3 of the total) and 172 (86x2)
1/3rd was hamburgers and 2/3rds cheeseburgers.

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posted by E.G.

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