Jam

Jar with jam weighs 800 grams. Jam weighs three times as much as the empty glass. What is the weight of jam that is in the glass?

Result

x =  600 g

Solution:


x+y= 800
x=3y

x+y = 800
x-3y = 0

x = 600
y = 200

Calculated by our linear equations calculator.







Leave us a comment of this math problem and its solution (i.e. if it is still somewhat unclear...):

Showing 0 comments:
1st comment
Be the first to comment!
avatar




To solve this verbal math problem are needed these knowledge from mathematics:

Do you have a linear equation or system of equations and looking for its solution? Or do you have quadratic equation?

Next similar math problems:

  1. Football match 4
    futball_ball In a football match with the Italy lost 3 goals with Germans. Totally fell 5 goals in the match. Determine the number of goals of Italy and Germany.
  2. Linear system
    vahy_eq Solve this linear system (two linear equations with two unknowns): x+y =36 19x+22y=720
  3. Calf
    tela The weight of the calf meat obtained is 65% of the total weight of live calves. What was the weight of a calf from which 285 kg of meat was obtained?
  4. Weights
    vahy_1 Marry and John together weighing 49 kg. Their weights are in ratio 1:6. Determine their weights.
  5. Iron collecting
    paper_1 Class 7A collected 3.2 tonnes of iron more than class 7B. Together they collected 6.4 tonnes of iron to the secondary raw material collection. How much did each class collect?
  6. Wallet
    berries From the money that was in my Maria wallet she spent a fifth on the first purchase. From remain money she could buy 2 kg of strawberries. But she bought only 1.5 kg for 60 Kc. How much money was Marie originally in her wallet?
  7. Unknown number 24
    numbs_6 f we add 20, we get 50% of its triple. What is this unknown number?
  8. Given
    1998-4b Given 2x =0.125 find the value of x
  9. Boys and girls
    childern There are 48 children in the sports club, boys are 10 more than girls. How many girls go to the club?
  10. Unknown number
    nums Identify unknown number which 1/5 is 40 greater than one tenth of that number.
  11. Two trains
    train_freight_5 There were 159 freight wagons on the railway station creating 2 trains. One had 15 more wagons than the other. How many wagons did each train have?
  12. Simplify 2
    expr Simplify expression: 5ab-7+3ba-9
  13. Equation
    rovnice_3 Solve the equation: 1/2-2/8 = 1/10; Write the result as a decimal number.
  14. Simple equation
    axes_1 Solve for x: 3(x + 2) = x - 18
  15. Spain vs USA
    balls_bw_1 Spain lost to the US by 4 goals. In the match total fell 10 goals. How many goals gave the Spain and how the United States?
  16. Simple equations
    enc2 Solve system of equations: 5x+3y=5 5x+7y=25
  17. Bakery and flour
    silo_1 The bakery tray for flour was filled to 3/4 volume. After removing 875 kg of flour, it was filled to only 2/5 of the volume. How many tons of flour is in the full tray?