# Chapter 1-5 - Cumulative Review - Page 372: 34

372 minutes

#### Work Step by Step

We let $x$ equal the number of minutes women spend on the phone. Thus, we write an expression to model the situation: $$x+x+97=647 \\ 2x= 550 \\ x=275$$ Thus, men spend the following amount of time on the phone each month: $$275+97 = 372$$

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