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Copyright © 2017 Pearson Education, Inc. 37 Chapter 2 2.1 Exercises 2. If the same number is added to both sides of an equation, the results on each side are equal in value. 4. The additive inverse of 20 is 20. 6. The additive inverse of a is a. 8. 15 21 15 15 21 15 6 ( ) ( ) x x x + = + +− = +− = Check: 6 15 21 21 21 + = 10. 23 8 23 8 8 8 15 ( ) ( ) x x x = + +− = + +− = Check: 23 8 15 23 23 + = 12. 13 4 13 13 4 13 17 x x x = + = + = Check: 17 13 4 4 4 = 14. 0 9 0 9 9 9 9 ( ) ( ) x x x = + +− = + +− = Check: 0 9 9 0 0 + = 16. 11 13 11 11 13 11 2 x x x =− + =− + =− Check: 2 11 13 13 13 =− 18. 16 47 16 16 47 16 63 x x x + = + + = + = Check: 16 63 47 47 47 + = 20. 8 2 5 6 5 6 ( 5) 5 ( 5) 1 x x x x = + = + +− = + +− = Check: 8 2 1 5 6 6 + = 22. 32 11 4 21 4 21 4 4 4 25 x x x x = = + = + = Check: 32 11 25 4 21 21 = 24. 19 3 10 6 16 16 16 ( 16) 16 ( 16) 0 x x x x + = + + = + +− = +− = Check: 19 3 0 10 6 16 16 + + = 26. 3 17 8 8 3 6 5 6 ( 5) 5 ( 5) 11 x x x x + = + = + +− = +− + = Check: 3 17 8 8 ( 11) 3 6 6 + +− =− 28. 19 7 20 42 10 26 12 26 26 12 26 14 x x x x + = + + =− + + =− + = Check: 19 14 7 20 42 10 12 12 + + =− 30. 13 + x = 4, 7 x 13 7 4 6 4 + x = 7 is not the solution. 13 4 13 13 4 13 17 x x x + = + + = + = 32. 13 4 = x 8, 9 x 13 4 9 8 17 17 =− x = 9 is the solution. Beginning and Intermediate Algebra 5th Edition Tobey Solutions Manual Full Download: http://testbanklive.com/download/beginning-and-intermediate-algebra-5th-edition-tobey-solutions-manual/ Full download all chapters instantly please go to Solutions Manual, Test Bank site: testbanklive.com

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Chapter 2

2.1 Exercises

2. If the same number is added to both sides of an equation, the results on each side are equal in value.

4. The additive inverse of −20 is 20.

6. The additive inverse of a is −a.

8. 15 2115 15 21 15

6( ) ( )x

xx

+ =+ + − = + −

=

Check: 6 15 2121 21

+=�

10. 23 823 8 8 8

15( ) ( )

xx

x

= ++ − = + + −

=

Check: 23 8 1523 23

+=�

12. 13 413 13 4 13

17

xx

x

− =− + = +

=

Check: 17 13 44 4

−=�

14. 0 90 9 9 9

9( ) ( )

xxx

= ++ − = + + −

− =

Check: 0 9 90 0

− +=�

16. 11 1311 11 13 11

2

xx

x

− = −− + = − +

= −

Check: 2 11 1313 13

− − −− = −

18. 16 4716 16 47 16

63

xxx

− + =− + + = +

=

Check: 16 63 4747 47

− +=�

20. 8 2 56 5

6 ( 5) 5 ( 5)1

xxxx

− = += +

+ − = + + −=

Check: 8 2 1 56 6

− +=�

22. 32 11 421 4

21 4 4 425

xxxx

− = −= −

+ = − +=

Check: 32 11 25 421 21

− −=�

24. 19 3 10 616 16

16 ( 16) 16 ( 16)0

xx

xx

− + = ++ =

+ + − = + −=

Check: 19 3 0 10 616 16

− + +=�

26. 3 17 8 8 36 5

6 ( 5) 5 ( 5)11

xx

xx

− + = + −− = +

− + − = + − +− =

Check: 3 17 8 8 ( 11) 36 6

− + + − −− = −

28. 19 7 20 42 1026 12

26 26 12 2614

xxxx

− + − = − +− + = −

− + + = − +=

Check: 19 14 7 20 42 1012 12

− + − − +− = −

30. −13 + x = 4, 7x �

13 7 46 4

− +− ≠

x = 7 is not the solution. 13 4

13 13 4 1317

xxx

− + =− + + = +

=

32. −13 − 4 = x − 8, 9x −�

13 4 9 817 17

− − − −− = −

x = −9 is the solution.

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34. −39 = x − 47, 8x −�

− − −− ≠ −39 8 4739 55

x = −8 is not the solution. 39 47

39 47 47 478

xxx

− = −− + = − +

=

36. x + 8 = 12 − 19 + 3, 12x −�

12 8 12 19 34 4

− + − +− = −

x = −12 is the solution.

38. 8.2 3.28.2 ( 8.2) 3.2 ( 8.2)

5

xx

x

+ =+ + − = + −

= −

40. + − =+ =

+ − + = + −=

4.3 2.6 3.41.7 3.4

1.7 ( 1.7) 3.4 ( 1.7)1.7

xxxx

42. 1 2

3 31 1 2 1

3 3 3 31

3

x

x

x

+ =

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞+ + − = + −⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

=

44.

2 1 3

5 2 104 5 3

10 10 104 2

10 104 4 2 4

10 10 10 102

101

5

x

x

x

x

x

x

+ = −

+ = −

+ =

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞+ − + = + −⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

= −

= −

46. 12 7 2012 13

12 ( 12) 13 ( 12)1

xxxx

+ = − ++ =

+ − + = + −=

48. 3

3 94

3 3 33 3 9 3

4 4 436 15

4 421 1

or 54 4

x

x

x

x

+ =

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞+ − + = + −⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

⎛ ⎞= + −⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠

=

50.

3 1 3

16 4 83 4 3

16 16 81 3

16 81 3 3 3

16 8 8 81 6

16 165

16

x

x

x

x

x

x

− = −

− = −

− = −

− + = − +

− + =

=

52. 1 8 4 6 3 4 22 8 1 2

2 8 2 8 1 2 2 84

. . .. .

. . . .

xx

xx

+ − = − +− =

− + = +=

54. 10.012 16.83510.012 10.012 16.835 10.012

6.823

xx

x

− = −− + = − +

= −

Cumulative Review

55. 3 5 7 2 (1 5 2) (3 7)2 4

x y x y x x yx y

+ − − + = − + + −= − −

56. 2 2

2

2

12 3 5 16

(1 3) (1 5) 12 16

2 4 4

y y y y

y y

y y

+ − − − += − + − − += − − +

Classroom Quiz 2.1

1. 8.3 12.88.3 8.3 12.8 8.3

21.1

xx

x

− =− + = +

=

2. 7.8 14.27.8 7.8 14.2 7.8

6.4

xx

x

− + = −− + + = − +

= −

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3. 5 16 3 9 38 6

8 6 6 62

xxxx

− + = − + +− = −

− + = − +− =

2.2 Exercises

2. To solve the equation −7x = 56, divide each side of the equation by −7.

4. To solve the equation 1

5,9

x = multiply each

side of the equation by 9.

6. 1

125

15 5 12

560

( )

x

x

x

=

⎛ ⎞ =⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠

=

Check: 1

60 125

12 12

( )

=

8. 1

89

19 9 8

972

( )

x

x

x

= −

⎛ ⎞ = −⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠

= −

Check: 1

72 89

8 8

( )− −

− = −

10. 712

12 12 712

84

( )

x

x

x

= −

⎛ ⎞ = −⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠

= −

Check: 84

712

7 7

− −

− = −

12. 26

6 6 26

12

( )

x

x

x

= −

⎛ ⎞ = −⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠

= −

Check: 12

26

2 2

− −

− = −

14. 15 6015 60

15 154

xx

x

=

=

=

Check: 15(4) 6060 60=

16. 46 246 2

2 223

xx

x

=

=

=

Check: 46 2(23)46 46=

18. 35 2135 21

21 215

3

xx

x

− =− =

− =

Check: 5

35 213

35 35

⎛ ⎞− −⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠

− = −

20. 2 0.362 0.36

2 20.18

xx

x

=

=

=

Check: 2(0.18) 0.360.36 0.36=

22. 3232

1 132

xx

x

= −−=

− −− =

Check: 32 ( 1)( 32)32 32

− −=�

24. 108 18108 18

18 186

xx

x

− = −− −=− −

=

Check: 108 18(6)108 108

− −− = −

26. 2.5 0.52.5 0.5

2.5 2.50.2

xx

x

=

=

=

Check: 2.5(0.2) 0.50.5 0.5=

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28. 4.7 14.14.7 14.1

4.7 4.73

xx

x

− = −− −=− −

=

Check: ( 4.7)(3) 14.114.1 14.1

− −− = −

30. 5x = −40, 8x �

5(8) 4040 40

−≠ −�

x = 8 is not the solution. 5 405 40

5 58

xx

x

= −−=

= −

32. −11x = 88, 8x −�

11( 8) 8888 88

− −=�

x = −8 is the solution.

34. 6 2 166 2 16

6 60 36

..

.

yy

y

− =− =− −

= −

36. 26 3926 39

39 392

3

tt

t

= −−=

− −

− =

38. − = −− −=− −

=

2.8 3.082.8 3.08

2.8 2.81.1

yy

y

40. 5 4 369 369 36

9 94

x xxx

x

+ ==

=

=

42. 3 9 186 186 18

6 63

x xxx

x

− =− =− =− −

= −

44. 1

45

15 5 4

520

( )

x

x

x

= −

⎛ ⎞ = −⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠

= −

46. 24 27 93 93 9

9 91

3

xxx

x

− = −− = −− −=− −

=

48. 8 26 508 248 24

8 83

xxx

x

= −= −

−=

= −

50. 5

406

6 5 640

5 6 548

( )

x

x

x

=

⎛ ⎞ =⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠

=

52. 5.42102 45.5365685.42102 45.536568

5.42102 5.421028.4

xx

x

− = −− −=− −

=

Cumulative Review

53. 2

2 2

2

2

3 2 5 3

6 3 15 5

6 15 3 5

9 8

( ) ( )

( ) ( )

y x y xy y

xy y xy y

xy y

xy y

− + + −= − − + −= − + + − −= −

54. −{2(x − 3) + 3[x − (2x − 5)]} = −{2(x − 3) + 3[x − 2x + 5]} = −{2(x − 3) + 3[−x + 5]} = −{2x − 6 − 3x + 15} = −{−x + 9} = x − 9

55. Find 25% of 30. 25% of 30 = 0.25 × 30 = 7.5 The whale will lose 7.5 tons. 30 − 7.5 = 22.5 The whale will weigh 22.5 tons.

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56. Find 35% of 20. 35% of 20 = 0.35 × 20 = 7 The number of earthquakes is expected to increase by 7. 20 + 7 = 27 A total of 27 earthquakes can be expected.

Classroom Quiz 2.2

1. 2.2 882.2 88

2.2 2.240

xx

x

= −−=

= −

2. 5.2 62.45.2 62.4

5.2 5.212

xx

x

− = −− −=− −

=

3. 15 18 213 213 21

3 37

x xxx

x

− =− =− =− −

= −

2.3 Exercises

2. 4 7 354 7 7 35 7

4 284 28

4 47

( ) ( )x

xxx

x

+ =+ + − = + −

=

=

=

Check: 4 7 7 3528 7 35

35 35

( ) ++

=

4. 5 9 365 9 9 36 9

5 455 45

5 59

xx

xx

x

− =− + = +

=

=

=

Check: 5 9 9 3645 9 36

36 36

( ) −−

=

6. 8 15 478 15 15 47 15

8 328 32

8 84

xx

xx

x

− = −− + = − +

= −−=

= −

Check: 8 4 15 4732 15 47

47 47

( )− − −− − −

− = −

8. 6 25 836 25 ( 25) 83 ( 25)

6 1086 108

6 618

xx

xx

x

− + = −− + + − = − + −

− = −− −=− −

=

Check: 6(18) 25 83108 25 83

83 83

− + −− + −

− = −

10. 4 4.6 9.24 4.6 ( 4.6) 9.2 ( 4.6)

4 4.64 4.6

4 41.15

xx

xx

x

+ =+ + − = + −

=

=

=

Check: ++

=

4(1.15) 4.6 9.24.6 4.6 9.2

9.2 9.2

12. 1

1 72

11 1 7 1

21

62

12 2 6

212

( )

x

x

x

x

x

+ =

+ − = −

=

⎛ ⎞ =⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠

=

Check: 1

12 1 72

6 1 77 7

( ) +

+=

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14. 1

3 98

13 3 9 3

81

68

18 8( 6)

848

x

x

x

x

x

− = −

− + = − +

= −

⎛ ⎞ = −⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠

= −

Check: 1

( 48) 3 98

6 3 99 9

− − −

− − −− = −

16. 5 22 35 ( 3 ) 22 3 ( 3 )

2 222 22

2 211

x xx x x x

xx

x

= ++ − = + + −

=

=

=

Check: 5(11) 22 3(11)55 22 3355 55

++

=

18. 7 26 67 ( 6 ) 26 6 ( 6 )

13 2613 26

13 132

x xx x x x

xx

x

− = − +− + − = − + + −

− = −− −=− −

=

Check: 7(2) 26 6(2)14 26 1214 14

− − +− − +− = −

20. 21 5 721 5 5 7 5

21 1221 12

12 127

or 1.754

x xx x x x

xx

x x

− =− + = +

=

=

= =

Check: 7 7

21 5 74 4

84 35 49

4 4 449 49

4 4

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞− ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

=

22. 72 4 1272 4 4 12 4

72 872 8

8 89

x xx x x x

xx

x

− = −− + = − +

= −−=

− −− =

Check: + − −− −

=

72 36 12( 9)72 4( 9) 108

108 108

24. 5y + 2 = 6y − 6 + y, 4y �

5(4) 2 6(4) 6 420 2 24 2

22 22

+ − ++ −

=

y = 4 is the solution.

26. 9x + 2 − 5x = −8 + 5x − 2, 12x −�

9( 12) 2 5( 12) 8 5( 12) 2108 2 60 8 60 2

46 70

− + − − − + − −− + + − − −

− ≠ −

x = −12 is not the solution. 9 2 5 8 5 2

4 2 5 104 ( 4 ) 2 5 ( 4 ) 10

2 102 10 10 10

12

x x xx x

x x x xxxx

+ − = − + −+ = −

+ − + = + − −= −

+ = − +=

28. 8 3 7 88 3 3 7 3 8

8 10 88 8 10 8 8

0 100 10

10 100

x xx x x x

xxxx

x

− = +− + = + +

= +− = + −

=

=

=

30. 12 412 412 4 2

12 4 4 4 216 216 2

2 28

x xx x x x

xx

xx

x

− + = − +− + + = − + +

= − ++ = − + +

=

=

=

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32. 1.1 0.3 1.3 0.31.1 0.3 0.3 1.3 0.3 0.3

0.8 0.3 1.30.8 0.3 0.3 1.3 0.3

0.8 1.60.8 1.6

0.8 0.82

y yy y y y

yy

yy

y

+ = − ++ − = − + −

+ = −+ − = − −

= −−=

= −

34. 9 5 7 439 ( 7 ) 5 7 ( 7 ) 43

2 5 432 5 5 43 5

2 482 48

2 224

x xx x x x

xx

xx

x

− = ++ − − = + − +

− =− + = +

=

=

=

36. 7y + 21 − 5y = 5y − 7 + y Left

2 21 6 72 ( 6 ) 21 6 ( 6 ) 7

4 21 74 21 ( 21) 7 ( 21)

4 284 28

4 47

y yy y y y

yy

yy

y

+ = −+ − + = + − −

− + = −− + + − = − + −

− = −− −=− −

=

Right

2 21 6 72 ( 2 ) 21 6 ( 2 ) 7

21 4 721 7 4 7 7

28 428 4

4 47

y yy y y y

yyyy

y

+ = −+ − + = + − −

= −+ = − +

=

=

=

Neither approach is better.

38. 7( 3) 287 21 28

7 21 21 28 217 77 7

7 71

xx

xxx

x

+ =+ =

+ − = −=

=

=

Check: 7(1 3) 287(4) 28

28 28

+

=

40. 4(2 1) 7 6 58 4 7 6 5

8 3 18 3 3 1 3

8 48 4

8 81

2

xx

xx

xx

x

+ − = −+ − = −

− =− + = +

=

=

=

Check: 1

4 2 1 7 6 524(1 1) 7 1

4(2) 7 18 7 1

1 1

⎡ ⎤⎛ ⎞ + − −⎜ ⎟⎢ ⎥⎝ ⎠⎣ ⎦

+ −−−

=

42. 8 2(4 ) 148 8 2 14

10 8 1410 8 8 14 8

10 2210 22

10 1011

5

− − =− + =

− =− + = +

=

=

=

x xx x

xx

xx

x

Check: 11 11

8 2 4 145 5

88 92 14

5 588 18

145 5

14 14

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞− −⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

⎛ ⎞− ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠

=

44. 0.4 0.2(3 ) 1.80.4 0.6 0.2 1.8

0.6 0.6 1.80.6 0.6 0.6 1.8 0.6

0.6 2.40.6 2.4

0.6 0.64

x xx x

xx

xx

x

− − =− + =

− =− + = +

=

=

=

Check: 0.4(4) 0.2(3 4) 1.81.6 0.2( 1) 1.8

1.6 0.2 1.81.8 1.8

− −− −

+=

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46. 6( 3) 2 4( 4)6 18 2 4 16

6 16 4 166 16 4 4 16 4

10 16 1610 16 16 16 16

10 010 0

10 100

a aa a

a aa a a a

aa

aa

a

+ − = − −+ − = − +

+ = − ++ + = − + +

+ =+ − = −

=

=

=

Check: 6(0 3) 2 4(0 4)6(3) 2 4( 4)

18 2 1616 16

+ − − −− − −−

=

48. 3( 5) 2 4( 6) 93 15 2 4 24 9

3 13 4 153 3 13 4 3 15

13 7 1513 ( 15) 7 15 ( 15)

28 728 7

7 74

x xx x

x xx x x x

xxxx

x

− + + = + −− − + = + −

− − = +− + − = + +

− = +− + − = + + −

− =− =

− =

Check: 3( 4 5) 2 4( 4 6) 93(1) 2 4(2) 9

3 2 8 91 1

− − + + − + −− + −

− + −− = −

50. 2(4 ) 6 2(2 ) 82(3 ) 6 2(3 ) 8

6 6 6 86 6 5 8

6 6 6 5 8 66 5 2

5 6 5 5 22

x x x x xx x xx x xx x

x xx x

x x x xx

− + = + + −+ = + −+ = + −+ = +

+ − = + −= +

− + = − + +=

Check: 2[4(2) 2] 6 2[2(2) 2] 8 22(8 2) 6 2(4 2) 6

2(6) 6 2(6) 612 6 12 6

18 18

− + + + −− + + +

+ ++ +

=

52. 4 3.1 5.3 34 3 3.1 5.3 3 3

7 3.1 5.37 3.1 3.1 5.3 3.1

7 8.47 8.4

7 71.2

x xx x x x

xx

xx

x

− = −+ − = − +

− =− + = +

=

=

=

54. 8 7 2 20 58 5 20 5

8 5 5 20 5 58 20 10

20 8 20 20 1012 1012 10

10 106

5

− + = +− = +

− + = + += +

− + = − + +− =− =

− =

z z zz z

z z z zz

zzz

z

56. − + = − −− + + = − − +

+ = −+ + − = − + −

= −−=

= −

0.7 1.6 1.7 1.50.7 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.5 1.5

0.8 1.6 1.70.8 1.6 ( 1.6) 1.7 ( 1.6)

0.8 3.30.8 3.3

0.8 0.84.125

b bb b b b

bb

bb

b

58.

4 7 13 8 3 57 9 3 3

7 3 9 3 3 310 9 3

10 9 9 3 910 610 6

10 106

103

5

x x xx x

x x x xx

xxx

x

x

− − = − −− − = −

− − − = − −− − = −

− − + = − +− =− =− −

= −

= −

60. 1 4 0 8 1 2 0 21 4 0 8 0 8 1 2 0 2 0 8

1 4 1 2 0 61 4 1 2 1 2 1 2 0 6

0 2 0 60 2 0 6

0 2 0 23

. . . .. . . . . .

. . .. . . . .

. .. .

. .

x xx x

x xx x x x

xx

x

− = −− + = − +

= +− = − +

=

=

=

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62. 5 2 3 3 3 2 1710 15 9 6 1710 15 9 11

10 9 15 9 9 1115 11

15 15 11 154

( ) ( )x xx xx x

x x x xx

xx

− = + −− = + −− = −

− − = − −− = −

− + = − +=

64. 6 3 7 1 2 0 8 1 14 8 3 7 0 8 1 1

4 8 3 7 3 7 0 8 1 1 3 74 8 0 8 4 8

4 8 0 8 0 8 0 8 4 84 4 84 4 8

4 41 2

. . . .

. . . .. . . . . .

. . .. . . . .

..

.

x x xx x

x xx x

x x x xxx

x

− − = +− = +

− + = + += +

− = − +=

=

=

Cumulative Review

65. (−6)(−8) + (−3)(2) = 48 − 6 = 42

66. 33 20 2 27 20 227 1037

( ) ( ) ( )( )

− + − ÷ = − + − ÷= − + −= −

67. 2 25 2 6 5 4 5 16 21( ) ( )+ − = + − = + =

68. We multiply and then add. 35 × $9.11 = $318.85 16 × $22.70 = $363.20 5 × $100.46 = $502.30 $318.85 + $363.20 + $502.30 = $1184.35 The market value was $1184.35 on May 1, 2015.

69. a. 30% of $899 = 0.30 × $899 = $269.70 $899 − $269.70 = $629.30 With a total discount of 30%, the sale price is $629.30.

b. 20% of $899 = 0.20 × $899 = $179.80 $899 − $179.80 = $719.20 The price after the 20% discount is $719.20. 10% of $719.20 = 0.10 × $719.20 = $71.92 $719.20 − $71.92 = $647.28 The sale price after both discounts is $647.28.

Classroom Quiz 2.3

1. 8 3 12 78 3 12 12 7 12

20 3 720 3 3 7 3

20 1020 10

20 201

2

x xx x x x

xx

xx

x

+ = − −+ + = − − +

+ = −+ − = − −

= −−=

= −

2. 7 3.5 16.87 3.5 3.5 16.8 3.5

7 13.37 13.3

7 71.9

xx

xx

x

− + =− + − = −

− =− =− −

= −

3. 3(4 2) 2(6 1)12 6 12 2

12 6 12 12 2 126 24 2

6 2 24 2 24 24

4 24

24 241

6

x xx x

x x x xxxxx

x

− − = +− + = +

− + + = + += +

− = + −=

=

=

2.4 Exercises

2. 1 5 1

3 6 21 5 1

6 6 63 6 2

2 5 32 5 5 3 5

2 22 2

2 21

x

x

xx

xx

x

+ =

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞+ =⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

+ =+ − = −

= −−=

= −

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Check: 1 5 1

13 6 2

1 5 1

3 6 22 5 1

6 6 23 1

6 21 1

2 2

( )− +

− +

− +

=

4. 4 1 2

15 5 34 1 2

15 15 1515 5 3

4 3 104 4 3 10 4

3 63 6

6 61

2

x x

x x

x xx x x x

xx

x

+ =

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞+ =⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

+ =− + = −

=

=

=

Check: 4 1 1 2 1

15 2 5 3 22 1 1

15 5 32 3 1

15 15 35 1

15 31 1

3 3

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞+⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

+

+

=

6. 3

8 4 43

8 8 88 4 4

2 63 63 6

3 32

x x

x x

x xxx

x

+ = −

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞+ = −⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

+ = −= −

−=

= −

Check: 2 2 3

8 4 41 2 3

4 4 43 3

4 4

− −+ −

− −+ −

− = −

8. 1 1

152 4

1 14(15) 4 4

2 460 2

60 2 2 260 360 3

3 320

x x

x x

x xx x x x

xx

x

− =

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞− =⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

− =− + = +

=

=

=

Check: 1 1

15 (20) (20)2 4

15 10 55 5

−=

10.

53 2

3 65

6 6 3 6 6 23 6

2 18 5 122 18 2 5 12 2

18 3 1218 12 3 12 12

6 36 3

3 32

( ) ( )

x x

x x

x xx x x x

xxxx

x

+ = +

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞+ = =⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

+ = ++ − = + −

= +− = + −

=

=

=

Check: 2 5 2

3 23 62 9 10 12

3 3 6 611 22

3 611 11

3 3

( )+ +

+ +

=

12.

51

4 55

20 20(1) 204 5

5( 5) 20 45 25 20 4

5 25 4 20 4 49 25 20

9 25 25 20 259 459 45

9 95

y y

y y

y yy y

y y y yy

yyy

y

− = −

−⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞= −⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

− = −− = −

− + = − +− =

− + = +=

=

=

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Check: 5 5 5

14 5

01 1

40 0

− −

=

14.

2 5

3 12 42 5

12 12 123 12 4

4( 2) 154 8 15

4 8 153 8 15

3 8 8 15 83 233 23

3 323

3

x x

x x

x xx x

x x x xx

xxx

x

− = +

−⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞= +⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

− = +− = +

− − = + −− =

− + = +=

=

=

Check: 23 233 3

173

2 5

3 12 4

23 45

3 36 3617 68

9 3617 17

9 9

−+

+

=

16. 3 2 5 1 2 910 3 2 10 5 1 10 2 9

32 51 2932 51 51 29 51

32 8032 80

32 325

or 2 52

. . .( . ) ( . ) ( . )

.

xx

xx

xx

x

− − =− − =

− − =− − + = +

− =− =− −

= − −

Check: 3 2 2 5 5 1 2 98 5 1 2 9

2 9 2 9

. ( . ) . .. .. .

− − −−

=

18. 1 1 3

( 2) , 25 10 5

y y y+ = + �

1 1 3(2 2) (2)

5 10 54 1 3

5 5 54 4

5 5

+ +

+

=

Yes, y = 2 is a solution.

20. 1 1 1 1 1

3 4 8 3 21 1 1 1 1 1

3 2 4 8 3 21 2 1 1 1

3 4 4 8 61 1 3 4

3 4 24 241 7

12 24

,x x x⎛ ⎞− = +⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞− +⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠⎛ ⎞− +⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠

⎛ ⎞ +⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠

No, 1

2x = is not a solution.

22.

1(3 1) 2(2 4) 8

43 1

4 8 84 43 1

4 164 4

3 14 4 4(4 ) 4(16)

4 43 1 16 64

3 1 3 16 64 31 13 64

1 64 13 64 6465 1365 13

13 135

x x

x x

x x

x x

x xx x x x

xxxx

x

+ = − −

+ = − −

+ = −

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞+ = −⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

+ = −+ − = − −

= −+ = − +

=

=

=

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24.

52( 4) ( 6) 6

65

2 8 5 665

2 8 16

56(2 ) 6(8) 6 6(1)

612 48 5 6

12 48 5 5 6 57 48 6

7 48 48 6 487 427 42

7 76

x x

x x

x x

x x

x xx x x x

xx

xx

x

− = + −

− = + −

− = −

⎛ ⎞− = −⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠

− = −− − = − −

− = −− + = − +

=

=

=

26. 0.2( 1) 0.5 0.3( 4)0.2 0.2 0.5 0.3 1.2

0.7 0.2 0.3 1.20.7 0.2 0.3 0.3 1.2 0.3

0.2 1.20.2 0.2 1.2 0.2

1

x x xx x x

x xx x x x

xx

x

+ + = − −+ + = − +

+ = − ++ + = − + +

+ =+ − = −

=

28.

0.6 1.5 0.3 0.6(2 5)0.6 1.5 0.3 1.2 30.6 1.5 0.9 3

10(0.6 ) 10(1.5) 10( 0.9 ) 10(3)6 15 9 30

6 15 9 9 30 915 15 30

15 15 15 30 1515 4515 45

15 153

x x xx x xx x

x xx x

x x x xx

xxx

x

+ = − ++ = − −+ = − −

+ = − −+ = − −

+ + = − − ++ = −

+ − = − −= −

−=

= −

30.

1( 6) 2 3( 3)

41 3

2 3 94 21 3

94 2

1 34 4 4( ) 4(9)

4 26 4 36

6 4 4 36 45 6 36

5 6 6 36 65 305 30

5 56

y y y

y y y

y y

y y

y yy y y y

yy

yy

y

+ = − −

+ = − +

+ = − +

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞+ = − +⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

+ = − ++ + = − + +

+ =+ − = −

=

=

=

32.

1 3 2 5

2 3 61 3 2 5

6 6 62 3 6

3(1 3 ) 2(2 ) 53 9 4 2 5

7 7 57 7 7 5 7

7 27 2

7 72

7

x x

x x

x xx x

xx

xx

x

+ −+ =

+ −⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞+ =⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

+ + − =+ + − =

+ =+ − = −

= −−=

= −

34.

2 1( 4) 6 (3 2) 1

3 42 8 3 1

6 13 3 4 22 8 11 3

3 3 2 42 8 11 3

12 12 12 123 3 2 4

8 32 66 98 32 9 66 9 9

17 32 6617 32 32 66 32

17 3417 34

17 172

x x

x x

x x

x x

x xx x x x

xx

xx

x

+ = − − −

+ = − + −

+ = −

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞+ = −⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

+ = −+ + = − +

+ =+ − = −

=

=

=

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36.

15 3 2 3 7

41 5

3 6 2 74 41 5

5 134 4

1 54 4 4 5 4 13

4 45 20 525 20 525 19 52

5 52 19 52 5257 1957 19

19 193

( ) ( )

( ) ( )

x x x

x x x

x x

x x

x xx x x x

xxxx

x

+ = − − −

+ = − + −

+ = −

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞+ = −⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

+ = −− + = − −

= −+ = − +

=

=

=

38. 5 1 2 3

12 3 45 1 2 3

12 12 1212 3 4

5 4 3 2 35 4 6 9

5 5 4 6 5 94 9

4 9 9 913

( )

xx

xx

x xx x

x x x xxxx

−+ =

−⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞+ =⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

+ = −+ = −

− + = − −= −

+ = − +=

40.

0 7 3 0 2 5 0 10 7 2 1 0 2 1 0 0 1

10 0 7 10 2 1 10 0 2 10 1 0 10 0 17 21 2 10 17 21 2 9

7 2 21 2 2 95 21 9

5 21 21 9 215 305 30

5 56

. ( ) . ( ) .. . . . .

( . ) ( . ) ( . ) ( . ) ( . )

x xx x

x xx xx x

x x x xx

xxx

x

+ = − ++ = − +

+ = − ++ = − ++ = −

− + = − −+ = −

+ − = − −= −

−=

= −

42. 3 2 3 11 7( 2)7 2 11 7 147 2 7 3

7 2 7 7 3 72 3, no solution

x x x xx xx x

x x x x

+ − + = − + +− = − + +− = +

− − = + −− =

44. 7( 4) 10 3 20 4 27 28 10 7 18

7 18 7 187 7 18 7 7 18

18 18

x x xx x

x xx x x x

+ − = + + −+ − = +

+ = +− + = − +

=

Infinite number of solutions

46. 11 8 4( 3) 411 8 4 12 411 8 4 8

11 8 4 4 8 415 8 8

15 8 8 8 815 015 0

15 150

x xx xx x

x x x xx

xxx

x

− = − + +− = − − +− = − −

− + = − − +− = −

− + = − +=

=

=

48. 5( 3 4 ) 4(2 4) 1215 20 8 16 1215 20 20 16

15 20 20 20 16 2015 16, no solution

x x xx x xx x

x x x x

− + = + +− + = + +− + = +

− + − = + −− =

Cumulative Review

49. 1 1 13 16

3 54 3 4 3

13 4 4

4 352 1

or 173 3

⎛ ⎞⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞⎛ ⎞− = −⎜ ⎟⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠⎝ ⎠

⋅ ⋅= −⋅

= − −

50. 1 1 11 5

5 12 4 2 4

11 4

2 511 2 2

2 522 2

or 45 5

÷ = ÷

= ⋅

⋅ ⋅=⋅

=

51. 30% of 440 = 0.30 × 440 = 132 440 + 132 = 572 30% of 750 = 0.3 × 750 = 225 750 + 225 = 975 The weight range for females is 572 − 975 grams.

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52. Find the area of the seating area.

1 2

2

1Area ( )

21

(200)(150 88)2100(238)

23,800 ft

= +

= +

==

a b b

Find the area required for each seat. 2Area 2.5 3 7.5 ftL W= ⋅ = ⋅ =

Now divide. 23,800 ÷ 7.5 ≈ 3173 The auditorium will hold approximately 3173 seats.

Classroom Quiz 2.4

1. 3 5 1 2

7 14 2 73 5 1 2

14 14 14 147 14 2 7

6 5 7 46 5 6 7 4 6

5 45 4 4 4

9

x x

x x

x xx x x x

xxx

+ = −

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞+ = −⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

+ = −+ − = − −

= −+ = − +

=

2.

2 3 4 72

5 2 5 22 3 4 7

10 10 10 10 10(2)5 2 5 2

4 15 8 35 2031 7 20

31 7 7 20 731 2731 27

31 3127

31

x x

x x

x xx

xxx

x

− + − =

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞− + − =⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

− + − =− − =

− − + = +− =− =− −

= −

3.

3 1 1( 3) (6 2 )

4 2 83 9 1 3 1

4 4 2 4 43 7 3 1

4 4 4 43 7 3 1

4 4 4 44 4 4 4

3 7 33 7 3

4 7 34 7 7 3 7

4 44 4

4 41

x x

x x

x x

x x

x xx x x x

xx

xx

x

+ − = −

+ − = −

+ = −

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞+ = −⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

+ = −+ + = − +

+ =+ − = −

= −−=

= −

Use Math to Save Money

1. Shell: $4.55 ARCO: $4.43 + $0.45 = $4.88

2. Shell: 3($4.55) = $13.65 ARCO: 3 4 43 0 45 13 29 0 45

13 74($ . ) $ . $ . $ .

$ .+ = +

=

3. Shell: 4($4.55) = $18.20 ARCO: 4 4 43 0 45 17 72 0 45

18 17($ . ) $ . $ . $ .

$ .+ = +

=

4. Shell: 10($4.55) = $45.50 ARCO: 10 4 43 0 45 44 30 0 45

44 75($ . ) $ . $ . $ .

$ .+ = +

=

5. 4 55 4 43 0 450 12 0 45

3 75

. . .

. ..

x xxx

= +==

The price is the same for 3.75 gallons of gas.

6. For less than four gallons, the SHELL station is less expensive.

7. For more than four gallons, the ARCO station is less expensive.

8. Answers will vary.

9. Answers will vary.

10. Answers will vary.

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How Am I Doing? Sections 2.1−2.4 (Available online through MyMathLab or from the Instructor’s Resource Center.)

1. 5 8 123 12

3 3 12 39

xxxx

− + = −− + = −

− + + = − += −

2. 2.8 4.72.8 2.8 4.7 2.8

17.5 or 7

2

− + =− + + = +

=

xx

x

3. 45 545 5

5 59

xx

x

− = −− −=− −

=

4. 12 6 486 486 48

6 68

x xxx

x

− = −= −

−=

= −

5. 1.2 3.5 2.71.2 3.5 3.5 2.7 3.5

1.2 0.81.2 0.8

1.2 1.22

3

− + =− + − = −

− = −− −=− −

=

xx

xx

x

6. − + = +− − + = − +

− + =− + − = −

− = −− −=− −

=

14 9 2 714 2 9 2 2 7

16 9 716 9 9 7 9

16 216 2

16 161

8

x xx x x x

xx

xx

x

7. 14 2(7 2 ) 2014 14 4 20

10 14 2010 14 14 20 14

10 610 6

10 103

5

+ − =+ − =

+ =+ − = −

=

=

=

x xx x

xx

xx

x

8. 0.5(1.2 3.4) 1.4 5.80.6 1.7 1.4 5.8

0.6 1.4 1.7 1.4 1.4 5.82 1.7 5.8

2 1.7 1.7 5.8 1.72 7.52 7.5

2 23

3.75 or 34

− = − +− = − +

+ − = − + +− =

− + = +=

=

=

x xx x

x x x xx

xxx

x

9.

3( 6) 2(4 1)3 18 8 23 18 7 2

3 7 18 7 7 210 18 2

10 18 18 2 1810 1610 16

10 108

5

+ = − − ++ = − + ++ = − +

+ + = − + ++ =

+ − = −= −

= −

= −

x x xx x xx x

x x x xx

xxx

x

10. 5

3 4 65

12 12 123 4 6

4 3 107 107 10

7 710

7

x x

x x

x xxx

x

+ =

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞+ =⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

+ ==

=

=

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11.

1( 3) 4 2( 3)

41 3

4 2 64 41 3

2 64 4

1 34 4 4(2 ) 4(6)

4 43 8 243 8 243 7 24

3 24 7 24 2421 721 7

7 73

+ = − −

+ = − +

+ = +

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞+ = +⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

+ = +− + = − +

= +− = + −− =− =

− =

x x x

x x x

x x

x x

x xx x x x

xxxx

x

12.

1( 1) 2 3(2 1)

21 1

2 6 32 2

1 36 3

2 21 3

2 2 2(6 ) 2(3)2 2

3 12 63 12 63 11 6

3 6 11 6 69 11

9 11

11 119

11

− + = −

− + = −

+ = −

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞+ = −⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

+ = −− + = − −

= −+ = − − +

=

=

=

x x

x x

x x

x x

x xx x x x

xx

xx

x

13.

1 1(7 14) 2 ( 2)

7 31 2

2 23 31 2

43 3

1 23( ) 3(4) 3 3

3 33 12 2

3 12 22 12 2

2 12 12 2 122 102 10

2 25

x x

x x

x x

x x

x xx x x x

xx

xx

x

− − = −

− − = −

− = −

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞− = −⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

− = −− − = − −

− = −− + = − +

=

=

=

14.

0.2( 3) 4(0.2 0.1)0.2 0.6 0.8 0.4

10(0.2 ) 10(0.6) 10(0.8 ) 10(0.4)2 6 8 4

2 2 6 8 2 46 6 4

6 4 6 4 42 62 6

6 61

3

x xx x

x xx x

x x x xxxxx

x

− = −− = −

− = −− = −

− − = − −− = −

− + = − +− =− =

− =

2.5 Exercises

2. the sum of a number and 5: x + 5

4. seven subtracted from a number: x − 7

6. one-sixth of a quantity: 1

6x or

6

x

8. triple a number: 3x

10. five more than one-third of a number: 1

53

x +

12. ten times a number increased by 1: 10x + 1

14. one-fourth of the sum of a number and 5: 1

( 5)4

x +

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16. one-fifth of a number reduced by double the

same number: 1

25

x x−

18. four less than seven times a number: 7x − 4

20. Since the value of Twitter stock is being compared to the value of the Target stock, we let the variable represent the value of the Target stock. x = value of a share of Target stock The value of a share of Twitter stock is $47.49 less than the value of a share of Target stock. x − 47.49 = value of a share of Twitter stock.

22. Since the length of the rectangle is being compared to the width, we let the variable represent the width of a rectangle. w = width of a rectangle The length is 3 meters more than triple the width. 3w + 3 = length of rectangle

24. Since the rainfall in Savannah and Phoenix are being compared to the rainfall in Burlington, we let the variable represent the average rainfall in Burlington. x = average rainfall in Burlington The average rainfall in Savannah is 13 inches more than the average rainfall in Burlington. x + 13 = average rainfall in Savannah The average rainfall in Phoenix is 28 inches less than the average rainfall in Burlington. x − 28 = average rainfall in Phoenix

26. Since the measures of the second and third angles are being compared to the measure of the first angle, we let the variable represent the measure of the first angle. a = measure of the 1st angle The measure of the second angle is double the measure of the first angle. 2a = measure of the 2nd angle The measure of the third angle is 30 degrees more than the measure of the first angle. a + 30 = measure of the 3rd angle

28. Since the number of text messages received by Marisol is being compared to the number of text messages received by her brother, we let the variable represent the number of text messages received by her brother. t = number of text messages received by Marisol’s brother The number of text messages Marisol received was three times the number received by her brother. 3t = number of text messages received by Marisol

30. Since the attendance last year is being compared to the attendance this year, we let the variable represent the attendance this year. x = attendance this year The attendance last year was one-third the attendance at the convention this year. 1

attenadance last year3

x =

32. y = number of women aged 25 to 34 Since 258 − 125 = 133, 133 fewer women aged 16 to 24 rented kayaks than women aged 25 to 34. y − 133 = number of women aged 16 to 24 Since 258 − 241 = 17, 17 fewer women aged 35 to 44 rented kayaks than women aged 25 to 34. y − 17 = number of women aged 35 to 44 Since 258 − 148 = 110, 110 fewer women aged 45+ rented kayaks than women aged 25 to 34. y − 110 = number of women aged 45+

Cumulative Review

33.

1( 3) 9

21 3

92 23 3

92 2

3 32 2 2(9)

2 23 3 18

3 3 3 18 33 213 21

3 37

x x

x x

x

x

xx

xx

x

+ − =

+ − =

− =

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞− =⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

− =− + = +

=

=

=

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34.

33( 1) 9

53

3 3 95

123 9

512

5 5(3) 5(9)5

12 15 4512 15 15 45 15

12 3012 30

12 125 1

or 22 2

x x

x x

x

x

xx

xx

x

− − =

− + =

− + =

⎛ ⎞− + =⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠

− + =− + − = −

− =− =− −

= − −

Classroom Quiz 2.5

1. Seven less than a number: x − 7

2. Eight more than triple a number: 8 + 3x or 3x + 8

3. Since the measures of the first and third angles are being compared to the measure of the second angle, we let the variable represent the measure of the second angle. x = measure of the second angle The measure of the first angle is 20 degrees more than the measure of the second angle. x + 20 = measure of the first angle The third angle is double the measure of the second angle. 2x = measure of the third angle

2.6 Exercises

2. x = the number 74 265

74 74 265 74191

xx

x

+ =+ − = −

=

The number is 191. Check: Does 191 added to 74 give 265? 191 74 265

265 265+

=�

4. x = the number

1899

9 9 1899

1701

( )

x

x

x

=

⎛ ⎞ =⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠

=

The number is 1701.

Check: Is 1701 divided by 9 equal to 189? 1701

1899189 189=

6. x = the number 3 13 1

3 31

3

xx

x

=

=

=

The number is 1

.3

Check:

Is 3 times 1

3 equal to 1?

13 1

31 1

⎛ ⎞⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠

=

8. x = the number 8 32 120

8 15219

xxx

− ===

The number is 19. Check: Is 8 times 19 decreased by 32 equal to 120? 8 19 32 120

152 32 120120 120

× −−

=

10. x = the number 1

2 423

13(2 ) 3 3(42)

36 126

7 12618

x x

x x

x xxx

+ =

⎛ ⎞+ =⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠

+ ===

The number is 18. Check: Is twice 18 increased by one-third of 18 equal to 42?

12(18) (18) 42

336 6 42

42 42

+

+=

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12. x = the number 2 10 7

10 52

x xx

x

− =− =

− =

The number is −2. Check: Is 10 less than double −2 the same as 7 times −2? 2( 2) 10 7( 2)

4 10 1414 14

− − −− − −

− = −

14. x = the number

+ + =

⎛ ⎞+ + =⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠

+ + ===

12 20

31

3 3(2 ) 3 3(20)3

3 6 6010 60

6

x x x

x x x

x x xxx

The number is 6. Check: When 6, twice 6, and one-third of 6 are added, is the result 20?

16 2(6) (6) 20

36 12 2 20

20 20

+ +

+ +=

16. x = number of sweatshirts 4x = number of T-shirts 4 1644 164

4 441

xx

x

=

=

=

There are 41 sweatshirts in the store.

18. x = measure of equal angles 2 146 180

2 3417

xxx

+ ===

Each angle measures 17°.

20. x = measure of 2nd angle 3x = measure of 1st angle 2(3x) − 30 = measure of 3rd angle

3 6 30 18010 30 180

10 21021

x x xx

xx

+ + − =− =

==

3x = 63 6x − 30 = 96

1st angle measure 63°. 2nd angle measures 21°. 3rd angle measures 96°.

22. x = number of credit card applications 11 30 2 50 377 50

330 2 50 377 502 50 47 50

19

( ) . .. .. .

xxxx

+ =+ =

==

Samuel obtained 19 credit card applications.

24. x = score on fifth exam 94 89 92 88

905

36390

5363 450

87

x

x

xx

+ + + + =

+ =

+ ==

Leo must earn at least an 87 on the fifth exam.

26. d = rt 55(3.5) = distance traveled by Tiana 45(3.5) = distance traveled by Allan x = miles apart after 3.5 hours x = 55(3.5) − 45(3.5) = 192.5 − 157.5 = 35 They will be 35 miles apart.

28. d = rt; d

tr

=

Ester: d = 420, r = 60; 420

760

;Et = = it took

Ester 7 hours.

MaryAnn: d = 420, r = 50; 420

8 450

. ;Mt = = it

took MaryAnn 8.4 hours. 8.4 − 7 = 1.4 It took MaryAnn 1.4 hours longer to drive to the beach house.

30. Let x = the life expectancy for Spain and Sweden. 82 6 82 2 81 8 81 7 81 2

81 67

409 5 281 6

7409 5 2 571 2

2 161 72 161 7

2 280 85

. . . . ..

..

. ...

.

x x

x

xxx

x

+ + + + + + =

+ =

+ ==

=

=

The life expectancy for both Spain and Sweden was about 80.9 years.

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32. 2 2

3 25 (2 6 3) 5 (2 ) 5 (6 ) 5 (3)

10 30 15

x x x x x x x x

x x x

− − = − −= − −

33. − − += − − − −= − + −2 2

2 ( 3 5 )2 ( ) 2 ( 3 ) 2 (5 )

2 6 10

a ab b aa ab a b a a

a b ab a

34. 7 3 12 8 5 (7 12) ( 3 8 5)5 6

x y x y y x yx y

− − − + = − + − − += − −

35. 2 2 2

2 2

2 2

5 7 8 9

(5 9) 7 8

4 7 8

x y xy xy x y

x y xy xy

x y xy xy

− − −= − − −= − − −

Classroom Quiz 2.6

1. x = the number + =

+ − = −=

=

=

2 19 552 19 19 55 19

2 362 36

2 218

xx

xx

x

The number is 18.

2. Let x = measure of the equal angles. 2 30 180

2 15075

xxx

+ ===

The equal angles each measure 75°.

3. x = score on next test 85 89 76 83

855

33385

5333 425

92

x

x

xx

+ + + + =

+ =

+ ==

James needs a 92.

2.7 Exercises

2. x = number of tables 8 75 12 8 385

105 8 3858 280

35

. ( ) xxxx

+ =+ =

==

She needs to serve 35 tables a week.

4. x = overtime hours 20 40 30 980

800 30 98020 180

6

( ) xxxx

+ =+ =

==

Anna needs 6 hours of overtime per week.

6. x = number of people 50 85 23.5 558

135 23.5 55823.5 423

18

xxxx

+ + =+ =

==

18 people came to the party.

8. x = number of women working full-time last year 0.12 216

1800==

xx

1800 women worked full-time last year.

10. x = cost of stocks 0.07x = profit

0.07 51361.07 5136

4800

x xxx

+ ===

The stocks cost $4800.

12. x = amount of the original investment 0.08x = interest

0.08 75601.08 7560

7000

x xxx

+ ===

The original investment was $7000.

14. x = amount earning 8% 8000 − x = amount earning 6% 0.08 0.06(8000 ) 580

0.08 480 0.06 5800.02 480 580

0.02 1005000

x xx x

xxx

+ − =+ − =

+ ===

8000 − x = 3000 They invested $5000 at 8% and $3000 at 6%.

16. x = amount invested at 11% (international fund) 600,000 − x = amount invested at 7% (high-tech fund) 0.11 0.07(600,000 ) 50,000

0.11 42,000 0.07 50,0000.04 42,000 50,000

0.04 8,000200,000

x xx x

xxx

+ − =+ − =

+ ===

600,000 − x = 400,000 They invested $200,000 in the international fund and $400,000 in the high-tech fund.

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18. x = amount invested

amount invested at 4%2

x =

amount invested at 4.5%3

x =

6 3 2

2 3 6

6amount invest at 3%

− −− − =

=

=

x x x x xx

x

0.04 0.045 0.03 24002 3 6

0.02 0.015 0.005 24000.04 2400

60,000

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞+ + =⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

+ + ===

x x x

x x xxx

She invested $60,000.

20. x = number of dimes x + 6 = number of quarters 0.10 0.25( 6) 5.35

10 25( 6) 53510 25 150 535

35 38511

x xx x

x xxx

+ + =+ + =

+ + ===

x + 6 = 17 He had 11 dimes and 17 quarters.

22. x = number of dimes x + 4 = number of quarters 3x = number of nickels 0.10 0.25( 4) 0.05(3 ) 4.50

10 25( 4) 5(3 ) 45010 25 100 15 450

50 100 45050 350

7

x x xx x xx x x

xxx

+ + + =+ + + =+ + + =

+ ===

x + 4 = 11 3x = 21 He had 7 dimes, 11 quarters, and 21 nickels.

24. x = number of adults’ tickets 3x = number of children’s tickets 8 75 5 50 3 176 75

8 75 16 5 176 7525 25 176 75

7

. . ( ) .. . .

. .

x xx x

xx

+ =+ =

==

3x = 21 There were 7 adults and 21 children who got to attend the show for free.

26. x = number of $10 bills x − 4 = number of $20 bills 3x = number of $5 bills 10 20( 4) 5(3 ) 325

10 20 80 15 32545 405

9

x x xx x x

xx

+ − + =+ − + =

==

x − 4 = 5 3x = 27 She had nine $10 bills, five $20 bills, and twenty-seven $5 bills.

28. x = number of dogs taken in 2x = number of cats taken in 0.6 0.8(2 ) 286

0.6 1.6 2862.2 286

130

x xx x

xx

+ =+ =

==

2x = 260 They took in 130 dogs and 260 cats.

Cumulative Review

29. 5(3) + 6 ÷ (−2) = 15 + (−3) = 12

30. 2 25( 3) 2(12 15) 9 5( 3) 2( 3) 95( 3) 2(9) 9

15 18 915 217

− − − ÷ = − − − ÷= − − ÷= − − ÷= − −= −

31. If a = −1 and b = 4, then 2 2 2 22 ( 1) 2( 1)(4) (4)

1 8 1625

a ab b− + = − − − += + +=

32. If a = −1 and b = 4, then 3 2 3 25 ( 1) ( 1)(4) 4 5

1 ( 1)(16) 4 51 16 4 526

a ab b+ − − = − + − − −= − + − − −= − − − −= −

Classroom Quiz 2.7

1. x = number of months 2500 245 6910

245 441018

xxx

+ ===

She will be able to lease the car for 18 months.

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2. x = last year’s cost 0.06 12,9321.06 12,932

12,200

x xxx

+ ===

Last year’s cost was $12,200.

3. x = amount invested at 4% 6000 − x = amount invested at 6% 0.04 0.06(6000 ) 314

0.04 360 0.06 314360 0.02 314

0.02 462300

x xx x

xxx

+ − =+ − =

− =− = −

=

6000 − x = 6000 − 2300 = 3700 They invested $2300 at 4% and $3700 at 6%.

2.8 Exercises

2. −8 < −3 is equivalent to −3 > −8. Both statements imply that −3 is to the right of −8 on a number line.

4. −10 ? 6 Use <, since −10 is to the left of 6 on a number line. −10 < 6

6. −8 ? 0 Use <, since −8 is to the left of 0 on a number line. −8 < 0

8. −5 ? −8 Use >, since −5 is to the right of −8 on a number line. −5 > −8

10. a. −5 ? 11 Use <, since −5 is to the left of 11 on a number line. −5 < 11

b. 11 ? −5 From part a, 11 > −5 since −5 < 11 is equivalent to 11 > −5.

12. a. −17 ? 17 Use <, since −17 is to the left of 17 on a number line. −17 < 17

b. 17 ? −17 From part a, 17 > −17 since −17 < 17 is equivalent to 17 > −17.

14. 4 7

?6 9

12 14?

18 18

Use <, since 12 < 14. 4 7

6 9<

16. 9 41

?11 53

477 451?

583 583

Use >, since 477 is to the right of 451 on a number line. 9 41

11 53>

18. −4.2 ? −7.3 Use >, since −4.2 is to the right of −7.3 on a number line. −4.2 > −7.3

20. −3.7 ? 3.7 Use <, since −3.7 is to the left of 3.7 on a number line. −3.7 < 3.7

22. 29

54

20 29

4 4

?

?

− −

− −

Use >, since −20 > −29. 29

54

− > −

24. 2 1

?3 24 3

?6 6

− −

− −

Use <, since −4 < −3. 2 1

3 2− < −

26. x < 1 x is less than 1. All of the points to the left of 1 are shaded.

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28. x ≤ −2 x is less than or equal to −2. All of the points to the left of −2 are shaded. The closed circle indicates that we do include the point for −2.

30. 3

2x ≤ −

x is less than or equal to 3

.2

− All of the points to

the left of 3

2− are shaded. The closed circle

indicates that we do include the point for 3

.2

32. x > −3.5 x is greater than −3.5. All of the points to the right of −3.5 are shaded.

34. 35 ≥ x 35 is greater than or equal to x is equivalent to x is less than or equal to 35. All of the points to the left of 35 are shaded. The closed circle indicates that we do include the point for 35.

36. x is greater than −4.5. x > −4.5

38. x is less than or equal to 5

.2

5

2x ≤

40. x is greater than −10. x > −10

42. Since the BMI measurement is smaller than 18.5, we have B < 18.5.

44. Since the weight must not exceed 126 pounds, the weight must be less than or equal to 126 pounds, so we have w ≤ 126.

46. x < 4, x > −4, 7 9

,2 2

x x≤ ≥ −

x is less than 4. x is greater than −4.

x is less than or equal to 7

.2

x is greater than or equal to 9

.2

Since 7

3.52

= is less than 4, x must be less than

or equal to 7

.2

Since −4 is greater than

94.5,

2− = − x must be greater than −4.

74

2x− < ≤

48. 5 35 5 3 5

2

xx

x

− < −− + < − +

<

50. 6 426 42

6 67

xx

x

≥ −−≥

≥ −

52. 7 287 28

7 74

xx

x

− <− >− −

> −

54. 1

23

13

3

x

x

x

⎛ ⎞ ≤ 3(2)⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠

≤ 6

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56. 1

105

15 5(10)

550

x

x

x

− <

⎛ ⎞− − > −⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠

> −

58. 9 4 219 4 9 21 9

4 124 12

4 43

xx

xx

x

− ≤− − ≤ −

− ≤− ≥− −

≥ −

60. 6 4 1 66 4 6 1 6 6

6 2 16 2 6 1 6

2 72 7

2 27

2

x xx x x x

xx

xx

x

− − < −− − + < − +

− + <− + + < +

<

<

<

62.

32 5

4 43

4 4(2) 4 4(5)4 4

8 3 208 3 3 20 32 8 20

2 8 8 20 82 282 28

2 214

x x

x x

x xx x x x

xx

xx

x

− < +

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞− < +⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

− < +− − < + −− − <

− − + < +− <− >− −

> −

64. 5( 3) 2( 3)5 15 2 6

5 15 2 2 6 23 15 6

3 15 15 6 153 93 9

3 33

x xx x

x x x xx

xxx

x

− ≤ −− ≤ −

− − ≤ − −− ≤ −

− + ≤ − +≤

66. 21 2921 29

3 329

73

− > −− −<− −

<

Dividing both sides of an inequality by a negative number reverses the direction of the inequality.

68. 7 8 12 27 8 12 12 2 12

5 8 25 8 8 2 8

5 105 10

5 52

x xx x x x

xx

xx

x

+ < −+ − < − −

− + < −− + − < − −

− < −− −>− −

>

70. 9 8 7 49 8 7 7 4 7

2 8 42 8 8 4 8

2 122 12

2 26

x xx x x x

xx

xx

x

− ≤ +− − ≤ + −

− ≤− + ≤ +

72.

0 4 2 0 6 0 2 20 8 0 4 0 6 0 2 0 4

1 4 0 4 0 2 0 410 1 4 10 0 4 10 0 2 10 0 4

14 4 2 414 4 2 2 4 2

14 6 414 6 14 4 14

6 186 18

6 63

. ( ) . . ( )

. . . . .. . . .

( . ) ( . ) ( . ) ( . )

x xx x

x xx xx x

x x x xx

xxx

x

− + > −− + > −

− > −− > −

− > −− − > − −

− > −− − > − −

− > −− −<− −

<

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74.

9 3(2 1) 4( 2)9 6 3 4 8

12 6 4 812 6 4 4 8 4

12 10 812 10 12 8 12

10 410 4

10 102

5

x xx x

x xx x x x

xx

xx

x

− − ≤ +− + ≤ +

− ≤ +− − ≤ + −

− ≤− − ≤ −

− ≤ −− −≥− −

76.

3 5 7

4 12 63 5 7

12 12 124 12 6

3(3 5) 7 29 15 7 2

9 8 29 8 9 2 9

8 118 11

11 118

118

11

x x

x x

x xx x

x xx x x x

xx

x

x

+ − > −

+⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞− > −⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

+ − > −+ − > −

+ > −+ − > − −

> −−<

− −

− <

> −

78. x = amount of sales 0.08 10,0000.08 10,000

0.08 0.08125,000

xx

x

>

>

>

She must have more than $125,000 in sales.

80. + ≥≥

600 260 4500260 3900

3900

26015

xx

x

x

It will take 15 months.

Cumulative Review

81. 16% of 38 = 0.16 × 38 = 6.08

82. 18 is what percent of 120? 18 3

0.15 15%120 20

= = =

83. 16 is what percent of 800? 16

0.02 2%800

= =

2% are accepted.

84. = =30.375 37.5%

8

Classroom Quiz 2.8

1. x ≥ −2.5 x is greater than or equal to −2.5. All of the points to the right of −2.5 are shaded. The closed circle indicates that we do include the point for −2.5.

2. 9 6 39 6 6 3 6

9 39 3

3 33

3

x xx x x x

xx

xx

− + ≥− + − ≥ −

− ≥ −− −≤− −

≤≥

4 5 6 7 8 9 100 1 2 3x

3.

42 1

5 54

5 5(2) 5 5(1)5 5

10 4 510 4 4 5 43 10 5

3 10 10 5 103 153 15

3 35

xx

xx

x xx x x x

xx

xx

x

− > +

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞− > +⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

− > +− − > + −− − >

− − + > +− >− <− −

< −

–5–6–7–8–9 1–4 –3 –2 –1 0x

Career Exploration Problems

1. Solve for W BMR 10 6 25 5 5

BMR 6 25 5 5 10BMR 6 25 5 5

10

...

W H AH A WH A

W

= + − +− + − =− + − =

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Solve for H. BMR 10 6 25 5 5

BMR 10 5 5 6 25BMR 10 5 5

6 25

..

.

W H AW A HW A

H

= + − +− + − =− + − =

2. IBW 106 lb 6 (the number of inches over 5 feet tall)

190 106 6 60190 106 6 360190 6 254444 6

74

( )xx

xx

x

= +

= + −= + −= −==

The male’s height is 74 inches or 6 feet 2 inches.

3. IBW 100 lb 5 (the number of inches over 5 feet tall)

100 5 5100 25125

( )

= +

= += +=

Her ideal weight is 125 pounds.

You Try It

1. 8 1 13 6 27 1 6 11

7 1 6 6 11 61 11

1 1 11 11212

1 112

x x xx x

x x x xx

xxx

x

− − + = − −− − = − +

− − + = − + +− − =

− − + = +− =− =− −

= −

2.

1 15 5 8

3 41 5 5

23 3 4

1 5 512 12 12 12 2

3 3 44 20 15 24

4 20 15 15 24 1511 20 24

11 20 20 24 2011 4411 44

11 114

( ) ( )

( )

y y

y y

y y

y yy y y y

yy

yy

y

+ = −

+ = −

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞+ = −⎜ ⎟⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎝ ⎠⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠+ = −

+ − = − −− + = −

− + − = − −− = −− −=− −

=

3. x = larger number The smaller number is one-fifth the larger. 1

smaller number5

x =

The sum of the numbers is 60. 1

605

15 5 5 60

55 300

6 30050

( ) ( )

x x

x x

x xxx

+ =

⎛ ⎞+ =⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠

+ ===

1 150 10

5 5( )x = =

The numbers are 10 and 50.

4. Let x = the amount invested at 2%. Then 3600 − x = the amount invested at 4%. 0 02 0 04 3600 132

0 02 144 0 04 1320 02 144 132

0 02 120 02 12

0 02 0 02600

. . ( ). .

...

. .

x xx x

xxx

x

+ − =+ − =− + =

− = −− −=− −

=

3600 − x = 3600 − 600 = 3000 He invested $600 at 2% and $3000 at 4%.

5.

14 3 5 10 1

310 1

3 13 3

10 13 3 3 1 3 3

3 39 3 10 1

9 3 10 10 1 103 1

3 3 1 344

1 14

( )

( ) ( )

x x

x x

x x

x xx x x x

xx

xx

x

+ − ≥ +

− ≥ +

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞− ≥ +⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

− ≥ +− − ≥ + −

− − ≥− − + ≥ +

− ≥− ≤− −

≤ −

Chapter 2 Review Problems

1. 3 2 355 355 35

5 57

+ = −= −

−=

= −

x xxx

x

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2. 19 29 719 22

19 19 22 193

− = − +− = −

− + = − += −

xx

xx

3. 18 10 63 518 10 10 63 5 10

18 63 1518 63 63 63 15

45 1545 15

15 153

x xx x x x

xx

xx

x

− = +− + = + +

= +− = − +− =− =

− =

4.

(0.5 2.6) 17.60.5 2.6 17.60.5 2.6 17.6

10(0.5 ) 10(2.6) 10(17.6)5 26 176

5 26 26 176 265 2025 202

5 52

40.4 or 405

− + =− − =

− =− =

− =− + = +

=

=

=

x xx x

xx

xx

xx

x

5. 3( 2) 4(5 )3 6 20 4

3 4 6 20 4 47 6 20

7 6 6 20 67 147 14

7 72

x xx x

x x x xx

xxx

x

− = − +− = − −

+ − = − − +− = −

− + = − += −

−=

= −

6. 12 5 7 212 5 7 7 7 2

12 2 212 12 2 2 12

2 142 14

2 27

x xx x x x

xxxx

x

− = − −− + = − + −

+ = −− + = − −

= −−=

= −

7. 2(3 ) 1 ( 2)6 2 1 2

6 2 36 3

6 ( 6) 3 ( 6)33

1 13

x xx x

x x x xxxxx

x

− = − −− = − +

− + = − +− =

+ − − = + −− = −− −=− −

=

8.

4( 5) 7 2( 3)4 20 7 2 6

4 13 2 64 13 13 2 6 13

4 2 72 4 2 2 7

2 72 7

2 27 1

or 3 or 3.52 2

+ − = ++ − = +

+ = ++ − = + −

= −− + = − + −

= −−=

= − − −

x xx x

x xx x

x xx x x x

xx

x

9. 3 2 5 3( 1)3 2 5 3 33 8

3 ( 8) 8 ( 8)55

1 15

x xx xxxxx

x

= + − −= + − += − +

+ − = − + + −− = −− −=− −

=

10. − − = − + −− − = − + −

− = − ++ − = − + +

− =− + = +

=

=

=

2(5 1) 7 3( 1) 5 410 2 7 3 3 5 4

10 9 210 9 2

11 9 211 9 9 2 9

11 1111 11

11 111

x x xx x x

x xx x x x

xx

xx

x

11. 3 1

3 24 2

3 14 4(3) 4 4(2)

4 23 12 2 8

3 12 12 2 8 123 2 20

2 3 2 2 2020

x x

x x

x xx x

x xx x x x

x

− = +

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞− = +⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

− = +− + = + +

= +− + = − + +

=

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12. 5 2

16 3

5 26(1) 6 6

6 36 5 46 96 9

9 92

3

x x

x x

x xxx

x

= +

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞= +⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

= +=

=

=

13. 7 2

55 5

7 25 5(5) 5

5 57 25 2

7 2 25 2 25 255 25

5 55

x x

x x

x xx x x x

xx

x

= +

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞= + +⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

= +− = + −

=

=

=

14.

7 3 5 14

2 37 3 5 1

6 6(4) 62 3

3(7 3) 24 2(5 1)21 9 24 10 2

21 33 10 221 ( 10 ) 33 10 ( 10 ) 2

11 33 211 33 33 2 33

11 3511 35

11 1135 2

or 311 11

− +− =

− +⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞− =⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

− − = +− − = +

− = ++ − − = + − +

− =− + = +

=

=

=

x x

x x

x xx x

x xx x x x

xx

xx

x

15.

3 22

2 43 2

4 4 4(2) 4( )2 42(3 2) 8 4

6 4 8 47 4 4 8

7 4 4 4 8 47 4 12

4 7 4 4 123 123 12

3 34

x xx

x xx

x x xx x x

x xx x

x xx x x x

xx

x

− + = +

−⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞+ = +⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

− + = +− + = +

− = +− + = + +

= +− + = − + +

=

=

=

16. 3

( 5) 123 15

12 2

3 152 2 2(1) 2( )

2 23 15 2 2

3 3 15 2 2 315 2

15 ( 2) 2 ( 2)17

x x

x x

x x

x xx x x x

xx

x

− + = −

− − = −

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞− − = −⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

− − = −− + − = − +

− = +− + − = + − +

− =

17. 0.2( 1) 0.3( 11)10[ 0.2( 1)] 10[0.3( 11)]

2( 1) 3( 11)2 2 3 33

2 2 33 3 33 332 35 3

2 2 35 2 335 535 5

5 57

x xx xx xx x

x xx x

x x x xxx

x

− + = +− + = +

− + = +− − = +

− − − = + −− − =− − = +

− =− =

− =

18. 1.2 0.8 0.8 0.41.2 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.4 0.8

0.4 0.8 0.40.4 0.8 0.8 0.4 0.8

0.4 1.20.4 1.2

0.4 0.43

x xx x x x

xx

xx

x

− = +− − = + −

− =− + = +

=

=

=

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19. − = −− = −

− + = − += −

+ = − +=

3.2 0.6 0.4( 2)3.2 0.6 0.4 0.8

3.2 0.6 0.6 0.4 0.8 0.63.2 0.8

3.2 0.8 0.8 0.84

x xx x

x x x xxxx

20. − = +

− = +

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞− = +⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

− = ++ − − = + − +

− =− + = +

=

1( 2) 2

3 41 2

23 3 4

1 212 12 12 12(2)

3 3 44 8 3 24

4 ( 3 ) 8 3 ( 3 ) 248 24

8 8 24 832

xx

xx

xx

x xx x x x

xx

x

21.

3 2 1 3

4 3 3 43 2 1 3

12 12 12 124 3 3 4

9 8 4 99 8 8 4 9 8

9 12 99 9 12 9 9

0 120 12

12 120

x x

x x

x xx x x x

xxxx

x

− = +

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞− = +⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

− = +− + = + +

= +− = + −

=

=

=

22.

− − + − = −

− − + = −

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞− − + = −⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

− − + = −− − = −

− − + = − +− =− =− −

= −

8 58 2 5

3 38 5

13 23 3

8 53 3(13) 3(2 ) 3

3 38 39 6 5

2 39 52 39 39 5 39

2 342 34

2 217

x x

x x

x x

x xx

xxx

x

23.

1 1 1( 3) ( 9)

6 3 21 1 1 9

16 3 2 2

1 5 1 9

3 6 2 21 5 1 9

6 6 6 63 6 2 2

2 5 3 272 2 5 3 2 27

5 275 27 27 27

32

x x

x x

x x

x x

x xx x x x

xxx

+ − = +

+ − = +

− = +

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞− = +⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

− = +− − = − +

− = +− − = + −

− =

24.

1 3 1( 5) ( 3)

7 7 21 5 3 1 3

7 7 7 2 21 2 1 3

7 7 2 21 2 1 3

14 14 14 147 7 2 2

2 4 7 212 2 4 7 2 21

4 5 214 21 5 21 21

17 517 5

5 517

or 3.45

+ − = +

+ − = +

+ = +

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞+ = +⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

+ = +− + = − +

= +− = + −− =− =

− = = −

x x

x x

x x

x x

x xx x x x

xxxx

x x

25. 19 more than a number: x + 19

26. two-thirds of a number: 2

3x

27. half a number: 1

or 2 2

xx

28. 18 less than a number: x − 18

29. triple the sum of a number and 4: 3(x + 4)

30. twice a number decreased by 3: 2x − 3

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31. Since the numbers of working people and unemployed people are being compared to the number of retired people, we let the variable represent the number of retired people. r = number of retired people The number of working people is four times the number of retired people. 4r = number of working people The number of unemployed people is one-half the number of retired people. 1

0.5 number of unemployed people2

r r= =

32. Since the length of the rectangle is being compared to the width, we let the variable represent the width of the rectangle. w = width of the rectangle The length is 5 meters more than triple the width. 3w + 5 = length of the rectangle

33. Since the number of degrees in angles A and C are being compared to the number of degrees in angle B, we let the variable represent the number of degrees in angle B. b = the number of degrees in angle B The number of degrees in angle A is double the number of degrees in angle B. 2b = number of degrees in angle A The number of degrees in angle C is 17 less than the number of degrees in angle B. b − 17 = number of degrees in angle C

34. Since the numbers of students in biology and geology are being compared to the number of students in algebra, we let the variable represent the number of students in algebra. a = number of students in algebra There are 29 more students in biology than in algebra. a + 29 = number of students in biology There are one-half as many students in geology as in algebra. 1

0.5 number of students in geology2

a a= =

35. x = the number 3 14 5

3 14 14 5 143 93 9

3 33

xx

xx

x

− = −− + = − +

=

=

=

The number is 3.

36. x = the number 2 7 21

2 7 7 21 72 142 14

2 27

xx

xx

x

− = −− + = − +

= −−=

= −

The number is −7.

37. x = David’s age 2x = Jon’s age 2 322 32

2 216

xx

x

=

=

=

David is 16 years old.

38. x = score on last test 83 86 91 77

855

33785

5337 425

88

x

x

xx

+ + + + =

+ =

+ ==

Zach needs a grade of 88.

39. 1 time for first cart =

2 time for other cart =

1

1

1

800 6060800

60 6013.3

tt

t

=

=

2

2

2

800 6565800

65 6512.3

tt

t

=

=

The first car took 13.3 hours. The other car took 12.3 hours.

40. measure of 1st angle: x measure of 2nd angle: 3x measure of 3rd angle: 2x − 12

3 2 12 1806 12 180

6 19232

x x xx

xx

+ + − =− =

==

3x = 3(32) = 96 2x − 12 = 2(32) − 12 = 52 The angles measure 32°, 96°, and 52°.

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41. x = number of kilowatt-hours 25 0.15 71.50

0.15 46.50310

xxx

+ ===

310 kilowatt-hours were used.

42. x = number of miles driven 0.25 39(3) 187

0.25 117 1870.25 70

280

xx

xx

+ =+ =

==

He drove 280 miles.

43. x = amount withdrawn 0.055(7400 ) 242

407 0.055 2420.055 165

3000

xxxx

− =− =− = −

=

They withdrew $3000.

44. x = original price 0.18 36

200xx

==

The original price was $200.

45. x = amount invested at 12% 9000 − x = amount at 8% 0.12 0.08(9000 ) 1000

12 8(9000 ) 100,00012 72,000 8 100,000

4 28,0007000

x xx xx x

xx

+ − =+ − =+ − =

==

9000 − x = 2000 They invested $7000 at 12% and $2000 at 8%.

46. x = amount at 4.5% 5000 − x = amount at 6% 0.045 0.06(5000 ) 270

45 60(5000 ) 270,00045 300,000 60 270,000

15 30,0002000

x xx x

x xxx

+ − =+ − =

+ − =− = −

=

5000 − x = 5000 − 2000 = 3000 He invested $2000 at 4.5% and $3000 at 6%.

47. x = number of dimes x + 3 = number of quarters 2(x + 3) = 2x + 6 = number of nickels 0.05(2 6) 0.10 0.25( 3) 3.75

5(2 6) 10 25( 3) 37510 30 10 25 75 375

45 2706

x x xx x xx x x

xx

+ + + + =+ + + + =+ + + + =

==

x + 3 = 6 + 3 = 9 2x + 6 = 2(6) + 6 = 18 She has 18 nickels, 6 dimes, and 9 quarters.

48. n = number of nickels n + 2 = number of quarters n − 3 = number of dimes

0.05 0.25( 2) 0.10( 3) 9.800.05 0.25 0.50 0.10 0.30 9.80

0.4 0.20 9.800.4 9.60

24

n n nn n n

nnn

+ + + − =+ + + − =

+ ===

n + 2 = 24 + 2 = 26 n − 3 = 24 − 3 = 21 There were 24 nickels, 21 dimes, and 26 quarters.

49. 9 2 69 2 6

9 3 69 3 9 6 9

3 33 3

3 31

x xx x x x

xx

xx

x

+ ≤ −+ + ≤ − +

+ ≤+ − ≤ −

≤ −−≤

≤ −

50. 2 3 5( 1)3 3 5 5

3 3 5 5 5 52 3 5

2 3 3 5 32 82 8

2 24

x x xx x

x x x xx

xxx

x

− + > +− > +

− − > + −− − >

− − + > +− >− <− −

< −

51. − + < +− + − < + −

− < +− − < − + +

− <− >− −

> −

4 3 164 4 3 16 4

3 123 3 3 12

4 124 12

4 43

x xx x

x xx x x x

xx

x

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52.

18

31

3(8) 3 33

24 324 ( 3 ) 3 ( 3 )

24 4 024 ( 24) 4 0 ( 24)

4 244 24

4 46

x x

x x

x xx x x x

xxxx

x

− ≤

⎛ ⎞− ≤⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠

− ≤− + − ≤ + −

− ≤+ − − ≤ + −

− ≤ −− −≥− −

53. 3

7 45

35(7) 5 5(4)

535 3 20

35 ( 35) 3 20 ( 35)3 153 15

3 35

x

x

xxxx

x

− >

⎛ ⎞− >⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠

− >+ − − > + −

− > −− −<− −

<

54. 4 14 4 2(3 1)4 14 4 6 24 14 6 6

4 14 6 6 6 62 14 6

2 14 14 6 142 202 20

2 210

x xx xx x

x x x xx

xxx

x

− − < − −− − < − +− − < −

− − + < − +− <

− + < +<

<

<

55. 3( 2) 8 7 143 6 8 7 14

3 2 7 143 2 2 7 14 2

3 7 127 3 7 7 12

4 124 12

4 43

x xx x

x xx x

x xx x x x

xx

x

− + < +− + < +

+ < +− + < + −

< +− + < − + +

− <− >− −

> −

56. 15 48015 480

15 1532

hh

h

Julian can work a maximum of 32 hours.

57. 110 2420110 2420

110 11022

nn

n

A substitute teacher can be hired a maximum of 22 times.

58.

10(2 4) 13 8( 7) 320 40 13 8 56 3

20 27 8 5320 27 8 8 53 8

12 27 5312 27 27 53 27

12 2612 26

12 1213

6

x xx x

x xx x x x

xx

xx

x

+ − = + −+ − = + −

+ = ++ − = + −

+ =+ − = −

=

=

=

59. 9 15 2 4 311 15 4 3

11 15 3 4 3 38 15 4

8 15 15 4 158 118 11

8 811

8

x x xx x

x x x xx

xxx

x

− + − = −− + = −

− + + = − +− + =

− + − = −− = −− −=− −

=

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60. 2( 3) 4 3(3 2)2 6 4 9 62 6 5 6

2 6 6 5 6 62 5

2 2 2 50 70 7

7 70

x x xx x xx x

x xx x

x x x xxx

x

− − = − + +− + = − + +− + = +

− + − = + −− =− = +

=

=

=

61.

1 5 2 14

2 4 5 101 5 2 1

20 20 20 20 20(4)2 4 5 10

10 25 8 2 8010 25 8 78

10 25 ( 8 ) 8 ( 8 ) 7810 17 78

10 ( 10) 17 78 ( 10)17 6817 68

17 174

x x

x x

x xx x

x x x xxxxx

x

+ = − +

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞+ = − +⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

+ = − ++ = +

+ + − = + − ++ =

+ − + = + −=

=

=

62. 1

5 42

12(5) 2 2(4)

210 8

10 10 10 822

1 12

x

x

xxxx

x

− >

⎛ ⎞− >⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠

− >− + − > − +

− > −− −<− −

<

63. 2( 1) 3(2 )2 2 6 3

2 2 3 6 3 32 6

2 2 6 28

8

x xx x

x x x xx

xxx

− ≥ +− ≥ +

− − > + −− − ≥

− − + ≥ +− ≥

≤ −

64.

1 1( 2) (3 5)

3 21 2 3 5

3 3 2 21 2 3 5

6 6 6 63 3 2 2

2 4 9 152 4 15 9 15 15

2 19 92 2 19 2 9

19 719 7

7 719 19

or 7 7

x x

x x

x x

x xx x

x xx x x x

xx

x x

+ ≤ −

+ ≤ −

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞+ ≤ −⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

+ ≤ −+ + ≤ − +

+ ≤− + + ≤ − +

≤ ≥

65. 4(2 ) ( 5 1) 88 4 5 1 8

7 87 7 8 7

15

x xx x

xx

x

− − − + ≥ −− + − ≥ −

+ ≥ −+ − ≥ − −

≥ −

How Am I Doing? Chapter 2 Test

1. 3 5.6 11.63 5.6 5.6 11.6 5.6

3 63 6

3 32

xx

xx

x

+ =+ − = −

=

=

=

2. 9 8 6 39 6 8 6 6 3

15 8 315 8 8 3 8

15 515 5

15 151

3

x xx x x x

xx

xx

x

− = − −+ − = − + −

− = −− + = − +

=

=

=

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3. 2(2 3) 4(2 2)4 6 8 8

4 6 6 8 8 64 8 14

8 4 8 8 144 144 14

4 47 1

or 3 or 3.52 2

− = +− = +

− + = + += +

− + = − + +− =− =− −

= − − −

y yy y

y yy y

y y y yyy

y

4. 1 1

37 2

1 114 14(3) 14

7 22 42 7

2 2 42 7 242 542 5

5 542 2

or 8 or 8.45 5

+ =

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞+ =⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

+ =− + = −

=

=

= = =

y y

y y

y yy y y y

yy

y y y

5. 4(7 4 ) 3(6 2 )28 16 18 6

28 16 6 18 6 628 10 18

28 ( 28) 10 18 ( 28)10 1010 10

10 101

x xx x

x x x xxxxx

x

− = −− = −

− + = − +− =

+ − − = + −− = −− −=− −

=

6.

0.8 0.18 0.4 0.3( 0.2)0.4 0.18 0.3 0.06

100(0.4 ) 100(0.18) 100(0.3 ) 100(0.06)40 18 30 6

40 18 18 30 6 1840 30 12

30 40 30 30 1210 1210 12

10 106

or 1.25

x x xx x

x xx x

x xx x

x x x xxx

x

+ − = ++ = +

+ = ++ = +

+ − = + −= −

− + = − + −= −

−=

= − −

7. 2 1 3 1

13 5 5 3

2 1 3 115 15 15 15 15(1)

3 5 5 310 3 9 5 15

8 158 8 15 8

7

y y

y y

y yy

yy

+ − + =

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞+ − + =⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

+ − + =+ =

+ − = −=

8.

3 2 2(3 2) 53 2 6 4 53 2 4

3 2 2 2 43 3 4

3 4 3 4 47 37 3

3 37 1

or 23 3

− = − −− = − −− = −

− + = + −= −

+ = − +=

=

= =

y y yy y yy y

y y y yyyyy

y y

9. 5(20 ) 10 165100 5 10 165

100 5 165100 100 5 100 165

5 655 65

5 513

x xx x

xxxx

x

− + =− + =

+ =− + + = − +

=

=

=

10. + − =+ − =

− =− + = +

=

=

=

5( 40) 6 95 200 6 9

200 9200 9

200 10200 10

10 1020

x x xx x x

x xx x x x

xx

x

11. 2(2 3 ) 76 24 6 76 2

76 4 6 76 76 280 6 2

80 6 6 2 680 880 8

8 810

x xx xx xx x

x x x xxx

x

− − = −− + = −

− − + = − + −− + = −

− + − = − −− = −− −=− −

=

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12. 20 (2 6) 5(2 ) 220 2 6 10 5 2

2 14 3 103 2 14 3 3 10

14 1014 14 10 14

4

x x xx x x

x xx x x x

xx

x

− + = − +− − = − +

− + = − +− + = − +

+ =+ − = −

= −

13. 2 3 12 6 3(2 3)2 3 12 6 6 92 3 21

2 3 3 21 32 242 24

2 212

x x xx x xx

xxx

x

− = − + +− = − + +− =

− + = +=

=

=

14. − =

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞− =⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

− =− =− =− −

= − −

1 3 1

3 4 121 3 1

12 12 123 4 12

4 9 15 15 1

5 51

or 0.25

x x

x x

x xxx

x

15.

3 7 1 3

5 10 3 23 7 1 3

30 30 30 305 10 3 2

18 21 10 4518 21 21 10 45 21

18 10 2410 18 10 10 24

8 248 24

8 83

x x

x x

x xx x

x xx x x x

xx

x

+ = +

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞+ = +⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

+ = ++ − = + −

= +− + = − + +

=

=

=

16.

15 2 5 3

28 715 2 5 3

28 2828 7

15 2 4(5 3)15 2 20 12

15 2 12 20 12 1215 10 20

15 15 10 15 2010 510 5

5 52

x x

x x

x xx x

x xx x

x x x xxx

x

− −=

− −⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞=⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

− = −− = −

− + = − ++ =

− + + = − +=

=

=

17.

2 3 1( 8) (11 6 )

3 5 52 16 3 11 6

3 3 5 5 52 89 11 6

3 15 5 52 89 11 6

15 15 15 153 15 5 5

10 89 33 1810 18 89 33 18 18

28 89 3328 89 ( 89) 33 ( 89)

28 5628 56

28 282

x x

x x

x x

x x

x xx x x x

xx

xx

x

+ + = −

+ + = −

+ = −

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞+ = −⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

+ = −+ + = − +

+ =+ + − = + −

= −−=

= −

18. 3( 2) 53 6 5

3 ( 5 ) 6 5 ( 5 )2 6 0

2 6 6 0 62 62 6

2 23

x xx x

x x x xx

xxx

x

− ≥− ≥

+ − − ≥ + −− − ≥

− − + ≥ +− ≥− ≤− −

≤ −

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19. 2 7( 1) 5( 2) 02 7 7 5 10 0

12 15 012 15 15 0 15

12 1512 15

12 125

4

x xx x

xx

xx

x

− + − + <− − − − <

− − <− − + < +

− <− >− −

> −

20. 5 8 4 2 138 1 2 13

8 1 1 2 13 18 2 12

2 8 2 2 126 126 12

6 62

x xx x

x xx x

x x x xxx

x

+ − < ++ < +

+ − < + −< +

− + < − + +<

=

<

21.

1 1 1(7 2)

4 16 81 1 7 1

4 16 8 41 1 7 1

16 16 16 164 16 8 4

4 1 14 44 1 4 14 4 4

4 5 144 4 5 4 14

5 105 10

10 101

2

x x

x x

x x

x xx x

x xx x x x

xx

x

+ ≤ −

+ ≤ −

⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞ ⎛ ⎞+ ≤ −⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠ ⎝ ⎠

+ ≤ −+ + ≤ − +

+ ≤− + + ≤ − +

22. x = number 2 11 59

2 7035

xxx

− ===

The number is 35.

23. x = number 1 1 1

252 9 12

1 1 136 36(25)

2 9 1218 4 3 900

25 90036

x x x

x x x

x x xxx

+ + =

⎛ ⎞+ + =⎜ ⎟⎝ ⎠

+ + ===

The number is 36.

24. x = second number The first number is six less than three times the second number. 3x − 6 = first number The sum of the numbers is twenty-two.

3 6 224 6 22

4 6 6 22 64 284 28

4 47

( )x xx

xxx

x

+ − =− =

− + = +=

=

=

3x − 6 = 3(7) − 6 = 15 The numbers are 7 and 15.

25. d

tr

=

Jerome’s time: 300

6 hours50

t = =

Steven’s time: 300

5 hours60

t = =

6 − 5 = 1 Steven arrived 1 hour before Jerome.

26. x = second angle 3x = first angle x + 10 = third angle 3 10 180

5 10 1805 170

34

( )x x xx

xx

+ + + =+ =

==

3x = 3(34) = 102 x + 10 = 34 + 10 = 44 First angle = 102° Second angle = 34° Third angle = 44°

27. x = number of months 116 200 1940

116 174015

xxx

+ ===

Raymond will be able to rent the computer for 15 months.

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28. x = last year’s tuition 0.08 34,5601.08 34,560

32,000

+ ===

x xxx

Last year’s tuition was $32,000.

29. x = amount at 14% 4000 − x = amount at 11%

0.14 0.11(4000 ) 482100[0.14 0.11(4000 )] 100(482)

14 11(4000 ) 48,20014 44,000 11 48,200

3 44,000 48,2003 4200

1400

x xx x

x xx x

xxx

+ − =+ − =

+ − =+ − =

+ ===

4000 − x = 4000 − 1400 = 2600 He invested $1400 at 14% and $2600 at 11%.

30. 2x = number of nickels x − 1 = number of dimes x = number of quarters 0.05(2 ) 0.10( 1) 0.25( ) 3.50

5(2 ) 10( 1) 25 35010 10 10 25 350

45 10 35045 360

8

x x xx x xx x x

xxx

+ − + =+ − + =+ − + =

− ===

2x = 2(8) = 16 x − 1 = 8 − 1 = 7 She has: 16 nickels; 7 dimes; 8 quarters.

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