Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 3 - Section 3.4 - Linear Equations in One Variable and Problem Solving - Exercise Set - Page 197: 29


LA Times circulation is 1055 thousand. NY times circulation is 1439 thousand.

Work Step by Step

Let the circulation for LA Times be x. $x+x+384=2494$ $\longrightarrow$combine like terms $2x+384=2494$ $\longrightarrow$addition property $2x+384-384=2494-384$ $\longrightarrow$simplify $2x=2110$ $\longrightarrow$multiplication property $2x\div2=2110\div2$ $\longrightarrow$simplify $x=1055$ $1055+384=1439$
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