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A local Hamburger shop sold a combined total of 553 hamburgers and cheeseburgers on Friday. There wee 53 more cheeseburgers sold than hamburgers. how many hamburgers were sold on Friday?

Oct 18th, 2017

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let hamburger sold are x and cheeseburgers sold are y then

x+y=553  1st condition

y=x+53   2nd condition

x+x+53 = 553

2x=553-53

 hamburger sold are x=250

cheeseburgers sold are  y=250+53 = 303


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