# Algebra 1

4. Two consultants were hired by a company. The total consultant fees were \$18,500. If one consultant had earned \$500 less, each consultant would have been paid the same. How much was each consultant paid?

6. Five cars in a race all finished within 8 seconds of each other. Car 1 finished 1 second ahead of car 4, and car 4 was not last. Car 2 finished 6 seconds before car 5. Car 5 finished 3 seconds behind car 1. Car 1 finished 5 seconds behind car 3. In what order did the cars finish?

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1. amount earned by 1st --- x
amount earned by 2nd --- 18500-x

if first had earned 500 less, they would be the same

x - 500 = 18500 - x
2x = 19000
x = 9500

one earned 9500 , the other 9000

6.

time for car 3 --- x
time for car 1 --- x+5
time for car 5 --- x +8
time for car 4 ---- x+1
time for car 2 ---- x+2

looks like the order was
3,4,2,1,5

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