help with a word problem
Your friend had three more songs on her mp3 player than you. Together you have 99 songs. How many songs do each of you have?
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Hi Jill, U + U + 3 = 99 //U is how much mp3 you have U+3 is how much your friend has. Can you take it form here..... add the two Us together and subtract 3 from both sides. Good luck Jill.
X = you
X + 3 = friend
X + X + 3 = 99 2X +3 = 99 2X = 96 2X/2 = 96/2 X = 48 you
X + 3 = 51 friend
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