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 198: 37


The capacity of Michigan Stadium is 106201. The capacity of Beaver Stadium is 107282.

Work Step by Step

Let $m$ be the capacity of Michigan Stadium. The capacity of Beaver Stadium is $m+1081$. $m+(m+1081)=213483$ $\longrightarrow$combine like terms $2m+1081=213483$ $\longrightarrow$addition property $2m+1081-1081=213483-1081$ $\longrightarrow$simplify $2m=212402$ $\longrightarrow$multiplication property $2m\div2=212402\div2$ $\longrightarrow$simplify $m=106201$ $m+1081=106201+1081=107282$
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