Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 9 - Basic Algebra - 9.8 Using Equations to Solve Application Problems - 9.8 Exercises: 44

Answer

There were 14,000 fans on Sunday's game while there were 42,000 fans on Saturday's game.

Work Step by Step

Let $x = $ attendance on Sunday's game $3x + x = 56,000$ $4x = 56,000$ $x = \frac{56,000}{4}$ $x = 14,000$ fans Let $y =$ attendance on Saturday's game $y = 3x$ $y = 3(14,000)$ $y = 42,000$ fans
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