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Tripp and rico are two dogs. Tripp weighs exactly 35 pounds more then rico. Together, they weigh exactly 49 pounds. How much dose each dog weigh?

 Jan 10, 2020
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Rico wheighs 7 pounds and Tripp wheighs 42 pounds.

 Jan 10, 2020
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Rico wt = x

Tripp wt = x+ 35    together they add up to 49

 

x + (x+35) = 49   simplify

2x + 35 = 49        subtract 35 from both sides of the equation

2x = 14                divide both sides by 2

x= 7 = Rico          

           Tripp = (Rico + 35) = 7 + 35 = 42 lbs

 Jan 10, 2020

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