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Logan asked his 20 coworkers whether they own a car or a truck. There were 6 more car owners than truck owners. How many people owned a car?

 


A) 7 people

B) 9 people 

C) 11 people 

D) 13 people 

 May 19, 2021

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Say x is the number of truck owners.

Then the number of car owners would be x+6

 

Since all of Logan's coworkers either own a car or a truck, the equation would be x+x+6=20

which is equal to

2x+6=20

-6               -6

2x=14

x=7

 

7+6= 13 , so 13 people owned a car

 May 19, 2021
 #1
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Best Answer

Say x is the number of truck owners.

Then the number of car owners would be x+6

 

Since all of Logan's coworkers either own a car or a truck, the equation would be x+x+6=20

which is equal to

2x+6=20

-6               -6

2x=14

x=7

 

7+6= 13 , so 13 people owned a car

mathisopandcool May 19, 2021

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