. For the 8th grade trip, each student is given $19 for food. This covers the cost of 2 meals at x dollars each plus $7 worth of snacks. Write the two-step equation to find how much money the school expects each student will spend per meal.

Guest Apr 29, 2021

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Thank you for formatting correctly,

x is the cost of one meal if I am not mistaken. So, 2x will be the cost of 2 meals. 7 dollars for snacks, and the total is 19.

so:

2x + 7 = 19

subtract 7 from both side of the equation

2x = 12

divide 2 from both sides

x = 6

Each meal costs 6 dollars

Guest Apr 29, 2021