Matthew was assigned 234 math problems over the weekend. He completed five times as many problems on Saturday than Sunday. How many math pro

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Matthew was assigned 234 math problems over the weekend. He completed five times as many problems on Saturday than Sunday. How many math problems did Matthew solve on Saturday?

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Doris 5 months 2021-09-03T06:05:19+00:00 1 Answers 1 views 0

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    2021-09-03T06:06:53+00:00

    Answer:

    195

    Step-by-step explanation:

    Let a represent the number of math problems Matthew solved on Sunday. From the problem, we know he solved 5a problems on Saturday.

    Therefore, we have:

    5a+a=234,\\6a=234,\\a=39

    Substitute a=39 into 5a:

    5(39)=\boxed{195}

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