Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 2 - Section 2.2 - An Introduction to Problem Solving - Exercise Set: 56

Answer

The Montreal Canadiens' payroll was 53,558,333 dollars. The San Jose Sharks payroll was 59,545,000 dollars.

Work Step by Step

Let x represent the payroll for the Montreal Canadiens. x+5986667 represents the payroll for the San Jose Sharks. x+5986667+x=113103333 2x=107116666 x=53558333 The Montreal Canadiens' payroll was 53,558,333 dollars. The San Jose Sharks payroll was 59,545,000 dollars.
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