# Answer to Question #15334 in Algebra for Tiffany Brown

Question #15334

A new cruise ship line has just launched 3 new ships: the Pacific Paradise, the Caribean Paradise, and the Mediterranean Paradise.The Caribean Paradise has 39 more deluxe staterooms than the Pacific Paradise.The Mediterranean Paradise has 40 fewer deluxe staterooms than four times the number of deluxe staterooms on the Pacific Paradise. Find the number of deluxe stateroms for each of the ships if the total number of the deluxe stateroms for the thre ships is 851

Expert's answer

Assume that in the Pacific Paradise& x deluxe staterooms. Than in the Caribean Paradise there are x+39 deluxe staterooms. And in the Mediterranean Paradise there are 4x-40. In general there are 851. Write the equation.

x+x+39+4x-40=851

6x=852

x=142

So in the Pacific Paradise& 142 deluxe staterooms.

In the Caribean Paradise& 182 deluxe staterooms

In the Mediterranean Paradise 528 deluxe staterooms

Answer:& Pacific Paradise& 142

Caribean Paradise & 182

Mediterranean Paradise 528

x+x+39+4x-40=851

6x=852

x=142

So in the Pacific Paradise& 142 deluxe staterooms.

In the Caribean Paradise& 182 deluxe staterooms

In the Mediterranean Paradise 528 deluxe staterooms

Answer:& Pacific Paradise& 142

Caribean Paradise & 182

Mediterranean Paradise 528

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