Friends

James and Jaroslav are friends. Together they had 48 toy cars. But if John took 8 cars from Jaroslav, Jaroslav will be have 1.5 times more toy cars than James. How many toy cars had Jaroslav and James?

Result

a =  16
b =  32

Solution:


a+b=48
b-8 = 1.5 a

a+b = 48
1.5a-b = -8

a = 16
b = 32

Calculated by our linear equations calculator.



Our examples were largely sent or created by pupils and students themselves. Therefore, we would be pleased if you could send us any errors you found, spelling mistakes, or rephasing the example. Thank you!





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




Tips to related online calculators
Do you have a linear equation or system of equations and looking for its solution? Or do you have quadratic equation?

Following knowledge from mathematics are needed to solve this word math problem:

Next similar math problems:

  1. Buttons
    oblek Men's shirt has sewn 9 buttons and blouse 3 buttons. Together they sewed 60 pieces and consumed 390 buttons. How many shirts?
  2. Football season
    ball_f Dalibor and Adam together scored 97 goals in the season. Adam scored 9 goals more than Dalibor. How many goals scored each?
  3. Mushrooms
    huby_2 Eva and Jane collected 114 mushrooms together. Eve found twice as much as Jane. How many mushrooms found each of them?
  4. Farm2
    pecene_kure The farm bred turkeys, geese, hens and chickens. Everything is 400. Turkeys and geese a hen are 150. No hen has more than one chicken, but some hens has no chick. Half of them is also a quarter of the chickens. When the turkey subtracting 15, we get 75. Ho
  5. Factory
    factory_1 In the factory workers work in three shifts. In the first inning operates half of all employees in the second inning and a third in the third inning 200 employees. How many employees work at the factory?
  6. Theatro
    divadlo_1 Theatrical performance was attended by 480 spectators. Women were in the audience 40 more than men and children 60 less than half of adult spectators. How many men, women and children attended a theater performance?
  7. ATC camp
    camp The owner of the campsite offers 79 places in 22 cabins. How many of them are triple and quadruple?
  8. Addends
    two Number 118 divide into two addends, so first addend is 69 greater than 75% of the second addend.
  9. Trees
    jablone Along the road were planted 250 trees of two types. Cherry for 60 CZK apiece and apple 50 CZK apiece. The entire plantation cost 12,800 CZK. How many was cherries and apples?
  10. Testing
    test_3 Students of high school have 10 points for each good solved task. The wrong answer is deducted by 5 points. After solving 20 tasks, student Michael had 80 points. How many tasks did he solve correctly and how many wrong?
  11. Hotel rooms
    hotel_3 In the 45 rooms, there were 169 guests, some rooms were three-bedrooms and some five-bedrooms. How many rooms were?
  12. School year
    boys_girls At the end of the school year has awarded 20% of the 250 children who attend school. Awat got 18% boys and 23% of girls. Determine how many boys and how many girls attend school.
  13. Mushrooms
    mushrooms-01 For five days, we have collected 410 mushrooms. Interestingly every day we have collected 10 mushrooms more than the preceding day. How many mushrooms we have collected during 4th day?
  14. 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?
  15. Magic number
    prof_einstein_1 The number 135 split to two addends so that one addend was 30 greater than 2/5 the addend.
  16. Mom and daughter
    family_1 Mother is 39 years old. Her daughter is 15 years. For many years will mother be four times older than the daughter?
  17. Apples 2
    apples_2 How many apples were originally on the tree, if the first day fell one third, the second day quarter of the rest and on tree remained 45 apples?