Search
Ask a question
0

word problem

one year, mr.newby and his wife wilma together earned $47000. if mr.newby earned $4000 more than wilma earned that year, how much did each earn?

1 Answer by Expert Tutors

Tutors, sign in to answer this question.
Mark M. | Mathematics Teacher - NCLB Highly QualifiedMathematics Teacher - NCLB Highly Qualif...
4.9 4.9 (173 lesson ratings) (173)
0
W = what Wilma earned
W + 4000 = what Mr. Newby earned
 
W + W + 4000 = 47000
2W = 43000
W = 21500