# math

together two designers have to make 31 dresses in a month. janet has to sew 5 more dresses than her partner, chris. how many dresses does janet have to make?
13
18
23
26
36

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1. chris janet how much dresses
x + (x+5) = 31
use the above formula

x+x = 31-5
2x = 26
x=13

so chris needs 13
and add x into x+5
janet needs to make 18

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