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(1) Brenda drove three times as fasr as Jan.(2) Brenda droves 24 miles more than Jan.How far did Jan drive?

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(1) Brenda drove three times as fasr as Jan.

(2) Brenda droves 24 miles more than Jan.

How far did Jan drive?

 

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Step 1

Brenda drove three times as faster as Jan and Brenda drove 24 miles more than Jan  

Step 2

Let Jan drive x miles then

Brenda will drive (24+x) miles

Step 3

According to question

Brenda drove thre...

24 x 3x
2x 24
x = 12
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24 x 3x 2x 24 x = 12

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