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331 students went on a field trip. Six buses were filled and 7 students traveled in cars. How many students were in each bus? write the equation

331 students went on a field trip. Six buses were filled and 7 students traveled in cars. How many students were in each bus?

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Apeksha A. | Making MATH/SCIENCE/Programming fun in a smart and patient way!Making MATH/SCIENCE/Programming fun in a...
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Let x be the number of students in each bus.
The following equation represents the problem:
 
6x+7=331.
Thus, solving for x, we get
6x= 324
x=54.
 
Thus, 54 students travelled in each bus. :)

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Parviz F. | Mathematics professor at Community CollegesMathematics professor at Community Colle...
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( 331- 7) / 6 = 54