Step 1: Look at the first part of the word problem.

Cadence has a collection of 52 dolls that all have either blue eyes or green eyes.

Let b represent the dolls with blue eyes.

Let g represent the dolls with green eyes.

Write an equation for this part of the word problem.

equationpart of the given word problem isx+y=52andy=x+16.a)Letx= number ofgreen eyed dollsy= number ofblue-eyed dollsx+y=52→ eq1y=x+16→ eq2b)substitute y = x+16 from eq2 into eq1:green-eyed dollsblue-eyed dollsEQUATIONAND ONE UNKNOWN:2x=36→ same as beforeequationpart of the given word problem isx+y=52andy=x+16.equationcheck the below link: