# Algebra

A​ half-ton pick-up truck is named that way because the combined weight of the​ truck's passengers and the cargo it is carrying can weigh up to 1000 pounds. Jerry owns a construction company and is loading bags of concrete in his​ half-ton pick-up truck. If Jerry weighs 220 pounds and each bag of concrete weighs 60​ pounds, write an equation that can be used to determine how many bags Jerry can put in the truck to reach the 1000 pound capacity.

?​x+?=?

Now, solve the equation you wrote to determine how many bags Jerry can put in the truck to reach the 1000 pound capacity.
​x= ? bags

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1. 60x + 220 = 1000
solve for x to find number of bags

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