Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Section 3.4 - Linear Equations in One Variable and Problem Solving - Exercise Set: 25

Answer

California has 55 electoral votes. Florida has 27 electoral votes.

Work Step by Step

$x+x-28=82$ $\longrightarrow$combine like terms $2x-28=82$ $\longrightarrow$addition property $2x-28+28=82+28$ $\longrightarrow$simplify $2x=110$ $\longrightarrow$multiplication property $2x\div2=110\div2$ $\longrightarrow$simplify $x=55$ $55-28=27$
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