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2.3E: Models and Applications (Exercises)

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    For the following exercises, write and solve an equation to answer each question.

    23. The number of males in the classroom is five more than three times the number of females. If the total number of students is \(73,\) how many of each gender are in the class?
    24. A man has \(72 \mathrm{ft}\). of fencing to put around a rectangular garden. If the length is 3 times the width, find the dimensions of his garden.
    25. A truck rental is \(\$ 25\) plus \(\$ .30 / \mathrm{mi}\). Find out how many miles Ken traveled if his bill was \(\$ 50.20 .\)

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