# Math

Devo'n ends up working twice as many hours at the senior center than with the school's custodial staff. If he worked a total of 45 hours, how many were spent with the custodial staff?

The equation is X + Y= 45

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1. Sorry man, i cant help ya with that one

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posted by Damion
2. easy, just translate the English into math

let the number of hours with the custodial staff be x, then the number of hours with the seniors is 2x

so x + 2x = 45
x = 15

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posted by Reiny

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