A local hamburger shop sold a combined total of 512 hamburgers and cheeseburgers on Saturday. There were 62 more cheeseburgers sold than hamburgers. How many hamburgers were sold on Saturday?

To find an unknown quantity, first make a linear equation according to the relation given in the problem and solve obtained equations for the required quantity.

Here we have,

Total number of hamburgers and cheeseburgers sold on Saturday = 512

The Number of cheeseburgers is 62 more than that of hamburgers

Let x and y be the number of cheeseburgers and hamburgers

As we know number of cheeseburgers is 62 more than that of hamburgers

1,079 hamburgers sold

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