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

Guest May 19, 2021

#1**+1 **

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

#1**+1 **

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