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Answer to Question #13605 in Other Math for nicol

Question #13605
Draw a diagram.Write an equation and solve

1.Julia saw 5 times as many cars as trucks in a parking lot.If she saw 30 cars and trucks altogether in the parking lot,how many were trucks.show your work.
Expert's answer
Denote by x and y respectively the number of cars and trucks Julia saw. The condition implies x = 5y and x + y = 30,
hence 6y = 30, so y = 5 and finally x = 25.
Answer. 25.

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Assignment Expert
08.09.14, 16:37

Dear Wendy.
Your comment is not related to this question. If you have a new question, then post it as a new one. As for the given comment, there is no sufficient data to answer it.

Wendy
05.09.14, 04:08

Fill in the missing rule and the missing numbers
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Assignment Expert
25.10.13, 14:26

That's right :) Thanks for correcting us.

Jaxnkiwi
09.10.13, 00:47

This says there are 5 times as many cars and wants to know how many trucks. So wouldn't the answer be 5 trucks?

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