Mathematics
36. Multistep equations

Question Description

Alyce, Jon, and Kim worked together on a painting job. Jon worked 8 fewer hours than Alyce. Kim worked twice as many hours as Jon. If the total hours worked on the job was 72, how many hours did each person work? (HINT let h=hours worked by Alyce)

Equation:

Alyce:

Jon:

Kim:

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alyce =h

jon=h-8

kim=2(h-8)

h+h-8+2h-16=72

4h=96

h=24

alycle=24 hours

jon=16hours

kim=32hours

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