Larissa C. answered • 10/23/19

Experienced Bilingual Elementary, High- School & College tutor

Whenever you get an Algebra problem, it's important to break it down and write down what you know.

Thea- x

Kara- 5x

x + 5x = 48. Solve for x. Combine like terms.

6x =48. Divide by 6 on both sides.

x=8

Thea has 8 pieces of Halloween candy.