Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-2 Solving Two-Step Equations - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 93: 66



Work Step by Step

To solve this question, set up a system of equations: $w=36.5$ $w=2j-12$, next plug in the value of $w$ from the first equation into the second: $36.5=2j-12$, proceed to solve for $j$: $j=24.25$, which is your final answer.
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