# For a field trip 4 students rode in cars and the rest filled nine buses. How many students were in each bus if 472 students were on the trip?

For a field trip 4 students rode in cars and the rest filled nine buses. How many students were in each bus if 472 students were on the trip?
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Abagail Meyers
9x+4=472
Since four students rode in cars, you want to eliminate this part of the problem to find how many students actually rode in the buses
So you would subtract 4 from both sides and get:
9x=468
Finally, you would divide both sides by 9 and get 52 students on each bus