One person gets x

The other gets x + 11,636

Together, they get a total of 193,827

This means x + x + 11,636 = 193,827

2x + 11,636 = 193,827

2x = 193,827 - 11,636

You should be able to take it from here

DL G.

asked • 02/14/18The problem is whether you take the 11,636 off the top and then divide the remainder. Or, do you divide by two and subtract 11,636 from one and add it to the other.

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One person gets x

The other gets x + 11,636

Together, they get a total of 193,827

This means x + x + 11,636 = 193,827

2x + 11,636 = 193,827

2x = 193,827 - 11,636

You should be able to take it from here

Let's say the amount the first individual gets is x, and the amount the second individual gets is y.

We can then say the following:

We also know that one individual receives 11,636 more than the other. We can model that as so:

This tells us what y equals. We can plug in Equation (2) into Equation (1):

Now that we know x, we can plug this value into Equation (2):

I hope this helped!

Mark M. answered • 02/14/18

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x + x + 11636 = 193827

Can you solve for x and answer?

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