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Sandwiches are twice the value of four less than the number of pizzas, if I ordered 62 sandwiches how many pizzas did i order?

anonymous Sandwiches are twice the value of four less than the number of pizzas, if I ordered 62 sandwiches how many pizzas did i order?

The problem is worded very poorly. "Value" implies cot, yet there are no costs per pizza or sandwich given. You have to mentally translate the best you can.

The number of sandwiches we order is always twice the quantity equal to four less the number of pizzas.

S = 2 * (4 - P)

S= number of sandwiches

P= number of pizzas

Plug 62 for S and solve for P.

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There's not enough information given to solve the problem. There needs to be one more piece of information. Did you copy the problem exactly as stated by the teacher?

anonymous120

CJ

CalifJim35

RougeeIsn't the original wording

four less, i.e., (P - 4)?thanthe number of pizzasI think that's how Rougee got 35.

CJ

CalifJimYes, I inadvertently missed that.

AlpheccaStarsAbsolutely

Rougee