MATH SOLVE

5 months ago

Q:
# Elena and Marcus jog after school each day. One day, Elena and Marcus jogged a total of 15 miles. Elena jogged 1 mile more than Marcus. Use a graph to find the number of miles each person jogged.

Accepted Solution

A:

This is the concept of algebra, let the number of miles jogged by Marcus be x, the number of miles jogged by Elena is (x+1) miles:

Total number of miles jogged by the two individuals will be:

x+(x+1)=15

2x+1=15

putting like terms together we get:

2x=15-1

2x=14

hence

x=14/2 =7miles

therefore we conclude that Marcus jogged 7 miles while Elena jogged 8 miles.

Total number of miles jogged by the two individuals will be:

x+(x+1)=15

2x+1=15

putting like terms together we get:

2x=15-1

2x=14

hence

x=14/2 =7miles

therefore we conclude that Marcus jogged 7 miles while Elena jogged 8 miles.