Friday, September 23, 2011

Challenge Yourself 1

Write down a word problem such that the equation to be formed for solving the problem is 5x + 4(x-10) = 140.

5x+4(x-10)=140
5x+4x-40=140
5x+4x-40+40=140+40
9x=180
x-20

1 comment:

  1. Hi Jereme, glad to know that you are able to solve the problem. However the question want you to create a story involving x that eventually can be simplified into the given equation.

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