MATH SOLVE

4 months ago

Q:
# A store sold 102 record albums during a two-day sale. Twice as many albums were sold the second day as the first How many albums were sold the frist day?

Accepted Solution

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Answer:The total number of albums sold on the first day=34Step-by-step explanation:Derive expressions for the number of albums soldeach day;Let;the total number of albums sold on the first day=xthe total number of albums sold on the second day=ybut,total number of albums sold on the second day is twice the total number of albums sold on the first day, therefor=, y=2Γx= 2 xThe total number of albums sold for the two days can be expressed as;Total sales=number sold on the first day+number sold on second daywhere;Total sales=102number sold on the first day=xnumber sold on second day= 2 xreplacing;(x+2 x)=1023 x=102x=102/3x=34The total number of albums sold on the first day=34