Hue is arranging chairs.She can form 6 rows of a given length with 3 chairs left over, or 8 rows of that same length if she gets 11 more chairs . write and solve an equation to find how many chairs are in that row length.

gaburiera-chan Apr 20, 2016

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She starts with 6 rows of 'x' chairs with 3 remainder 6x + 3 chairs if she adds 11 more (6x+3) + 11 she can get 8 rows of 'x' chairs 8x

so: (6x+3) + 11 = 8x solve for 'x' the number of chairs in each row

6x + 14 = 8x

14 = 2x

x = 7 is the number of chairs in each row

ElectricPavlov Apr 20, 2016