Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 2 - Section 2.4 - An Introduction to Problem Solving - Exercise Set: 49

Answer

The number of counties in California: 58 The number of counties in Montana: 56

Work Step by Step

x represents the number of counties in California. the number of counties in Montana will be x-2 $x+x-2=114$ $2x-2=114$ $2x=116$ $x=58$ and $x-2=58-2=56$
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