# Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-8 Proportions and Similar Figures - Standardized Test Prep - Page 136: 34

i) 25

#### Work Step by Step

It Tamara sold t papayas, then Will sold t-3. $5t+7(t-3)=147$ distributive property $5t+7t-21=147$ combine like terms $12t-21=147$ add 21 to both sides $12t-21+21=147+21$ $12t=168$ divide both sides by 12 $12t\div12=168\div12$ $t=14$ Will sold $t-3=14-3=11$ Together they sold $14+11=25$

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