Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Section 3.4 - Linear Equations in One Variable and Problem Solving - Exercise Set: 41

Answer

The number of cars manufactured in the US is 8086 per day. The number of cars manufactured in Germany is 16172 per day.

Work Step by Step

Let $u$ be the number of cars manufactured in the US. The number of cars manufactured in Germany is $2u$. $u+2u=24258$ $\longrightarrow$combine like terms $3u=24258$ $\longrightarrow$multiplication property $3u\div3=24258\div3$ $\longrightarrow$simplify $u=8086$ $2u=2\times8086=16172$
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