No idea how to solve this algebra problem!
The school cafeteria got rid of some old tables and bought new ones. Old tables were 2x6, new tables are 2x8.
there are now 24 new tables in the cafeteria. If the cafeteria has the same table area as before, how many old tables were removed?
**edited to read : please double check what the question is asking. The one person who replied seemed to misunderstand the original question. Please see my comment below.