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 A truck has 6 wheels. A car has 4 wheels. 14 trucks and cars parked in a parking lot have a total of 72 wheels. How many trucks are there? How many cars are there?

 Apr 16, 2021

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t = trux                      wheels = 6t

c = car = 14-t            wheels = 4(14-t)             summed = 72

 

6t       + 4 (14-t)  = 72              solve for t     then   c = 14-t

 Apr 16, 2021
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t = trux                      wheels = 6t

c = car = 14-t            wheels = 4(14-t)             summed = 72

 

6t       + 4 (14-t)  = 72              solve for t     then   c = 14-t

ElectricPavlov Apr 16, 2021

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