36. Multistep equations

Algebra
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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:

Jun 9th, 2015

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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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