# Answer to Question #33444 in Algebra for Reginald

Question #33444

two minor league baseball players got a total of 308 hits. Washington has 8 more hits than Sanchez. find the number of hits for each player.

Expert's answer

Let Sanchez has x hits. Then Washington has x+8.

We can construct the following equation:

x+x+8=308

2x=300

x=150 that's how many hits Sanchez has.

Washington has x+8=150+8=158.

We can construct the following equation:

x+x+8=308

2x=300

x=150 that's how many hits Sanchez has.

Washington has x+8=150+8=158.

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