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Peter has 51 fruit chews to share with Josh and Jenny. The number of fruit chews Peter gives to Josh is 9 less than four times the number of fruit chews he gives to Jenny. If Peter has no fruit chews left over, how many fruit chews does Peter give to Jenny?

 Mar 15, 2020
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Josh=4x-9

Jenny=x

 

51=Josh+Jenny

51=4x-9+x

 

51=5x-9

 

60=5x

 

x=12

 

Jenny has 12 fruit chews

 Mar 15, 2020
edited by SpongeBobRules24  Mar 15, 2020
edited by SpongeBobRules24  Mar 15, 2020
edited by SpongeBobRules24  Mar 15, 2020

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