# substitution

### if x=2, and y=3, what is x+y

if x=2, and y=3, what is x+y x + y = 2 + 3 x + y = 5
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### If j = –1 and k = 16, what is k + 16j

If j = –1 and k = 16, what is k + 16j Plug in our numbers: 16 + 16 * -1 16 - 16 0
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### A barn contains cows, ducks, and a 3-legged dog named Tripod. There are twice as many cows as ducks

A barn contains cows, ducks, and a 3-legged dog named Tripod. There are twice as many cows as ducks in the barn and a total of 313 legs. How many...
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### Luke and Dan's total debt is \$72. If Luke's debt is three times Dan's debt, what is Dan's debt?

Luke and Dan's total debt is \$72. If Luke's debt is three times Dan's debt, what is Dan's debt? Let Dan's debt be d. Let Luke's debt be l....
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### A 100 point test contains a total of 20 questions. The multiple choice questions are worth 3 points

A 100 point test contains a total of 20 questions. The multiple choice questions are worth 3 points each and short response questions are worth 8...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jan 26, 2022, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### 4 adults and 3 children cost \$40. Two adults and 6 children cost \$38

4 adults and 3 children cost \$40. Two adults and 6 children cost \$38 Givens and Assumptions: Let the number of adults be a Let the number of...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jan 11, 2022, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### larger of 2 numbers is 12 more than the smaller number. if the sum of the 2 numbers is 74 find the 2

larger of 2 numbers is 12 more than the smaller number. if the sum of the 2 numbers is 74 find the 2 numbers Declare Variables for each number:...
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### A man purchased 20 tickets for a total of \$225. The tickets cost \$15 for adults and \$10 for children

A man purchased 20 tickets for a total of \$225. The tickets cost \$15 for adults and \$10 for children. What was the cost of each ticket? Declare...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 23, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### In a class there are 5 more boys than girls. There are 13 students in all. How many boys are there i

In a class there are 5 more boys than girls. There are 13 students in all. How many boys are there in the class? We start by declaring variables...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 20, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Alberto and Willie each improved their yards by planting daylilies and ivy. They bought their suppli

Alberto and Willie each improved their yards by planting daylilies and ivy. They bought their supplies from the same store. Alberto spent \$64 on 3...
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### According to the American Bureau of Labor Statistics, you will devote 32 years to sleeping and eatin

According to the American Bureau of Labor Statistics, you will devote 32 years to sleeping and eating. The number of years sleeping will exceed...
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### At the end of the 2021 NBA season, the NY Knicks had 10 more wins than losses. This NBA season the N

At the end of the 2021 NBA season, the NY Knicks had 10 more wins than losses. This NBA season the NY Knicks played a total of 72 times. Find a...
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### A first number plus twice a second number is 10. Twice the first number plus the second totals 35. F

A first number plus twice a second number is 10. Twice the first number plus the second totals 35. Find the numbers. The phrase a number means an...
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### the cost of a buffet at a restaurant is different for adults and kids. the bill for 2 adults and 3 k

the cost of a buffet at a restaurant is different for adults and kids. the bill for 2 adults and 3 kids is \$51. the bill for 3 adults and 1 kid is...
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### A straight line has the equation ax + by=23. The points (5,-2) and (1,-5) lie on the line. Find the

A straight line has the equation ax + by=23. The points (5,-2) and (1,-5) lie on the line. Find the values of a and b. plug in both points and...
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### 2 pens and 1 eraser cost \$35 and 3 pens and 4 erasers cost \$65. X represents the cost of 1 pen and Y

2 pens and 1 eraser cost \$35 and 3 pens and 4 erasers cost \$65. X represents the cost of 1 pen and Y represents the cost of 1 eraser. Write the 2...
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### at a bakery the cost of one cupcake and 2 slices of pie is \$12.40. the cost of 2 cupcakes and 3 slic

at a bakery the cost of one cupcake and 2 slices of pie is \$12.40. the cost of 2 cupcakes and 3 slices of pie costs \$20.20. what is the cost of...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Apr 24, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Some History teachers at Richmond High School are purchasing tickets for students and their adult ch

Some History teachers at Richmond High School are purchasing tickets for students and their adult chaperones to go on a field trip to a nearby...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Apr 19, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests