Mathematics
System Of Equations Word Problems

Question Description

Miguel has 5 more CD's than Pedro has. Bob has 2x as many CDs as Manuel has. Altogether the boys have 63 CDs. Write the equation that can be used to find how many CDs each person has. **Step by step instructions**

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Final Answer

Pedro CD =x

Manuel CD = x+5

BoB CD =2(x+5)

Total =x+x+5+2x+10= 4x+15=63

4x=63-15=48

x=12

Pedro CD=12

Manuel Cd=17

BOB CD =34

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Carnegie Mellon University

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