menu
bartleby
search
close search
Hit Return to see all results

The area of a state is 184,044 square miles greater than that of a second state. Their combined area is 300,224 square miles. What is the area of each state?

Question

The area of a state is 184,044 square miles greater than that of a second state. Their combined area is 300,224 square miles. What is the area of each state?

check_circleAnswer
Step 1

Let the area of two states are x square miles and (x+184,044) square miles. Then according to given condition , their sum is 300,224 square miles.

x+(x+184044)=300224
help_outline

Image Transcriptionclose

x+(x+184044)=300224

fullscreen
Step 2

On solving the equation , we get th...

2x 184044 300224
2х %3D 300224 -184044
2x 116180
11618058090
х
2
x184044 58090+ 184044 = 242134
help_outline

Image Transcriptionclose

2x 184044 300224 2х %3D 300224 -184044 2x 116180 11618058090 х 2 x184044 58090+ 184044 = 242134

fullscreen

Want to see the full answer?

See Solution

Check out a sample Q&A here.

Want to see this answer and more?

Our solutions are written by experts, many with advanced degrees, and available 24/7

See Solution
Tagged in

Math

Algebra

Equations and In-equations

Related Algebra Q&A

Find answers to questions asked by student like you

Show more Q&A add

Sorry about that. What wasn’t helpful?