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?

ghulamu51 2022-09-17 Answered
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
Answered 2022-09-18 Author has 10 answers
First, you start with the equation:
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

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