MATH SOLVE

3 months ago

Q:
# a Special Olympics event has 14 more boys than girls competing the total number of participants is 1000 how many boys competed and how many girls competed

Accepted Solution

A:

girls=x

boys=x+14

x+x+14=1000

2x+14=1000

2x=1000-14

2x=986

x=493

girls=x=493

boys=x+14=493+14=507

boys=x+14

x+x+14=1000

2x+14=1000

2x=1000-14

2x=986

x=493

girls=x=493

boys=x+14=493+14=507