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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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asked by Keishia
  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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