if there were 32 seats and 72 wheels. how many bicycles and how many tricycles were there

let the number of bicycles x and tricycles is y

x+y=32==> y=32-x

2x+3y=72 ----------------1

put value of y in 1

2x+3(32-x)=72

2x+96-3x=72

-x=-96+72

x=24

y=32-24=8

bicycles 24 and tricycles 8

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