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Q:
# Carl is boarding a plane. He has 2 checked bags of equal weight and a backpack that weight 4kg. The total weight of Carl’s baggage is 35kg.Write an equation to determine the weight, w, of each of Carl’s checked bags.

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A:

35 = 4 + 2b2b = 35 - 4 b = backpack 35 - 4 = 31 2b = 31Divide by 215.5 = bEach bag weighs 15.5kg. 15.5 * 2 + 4 = 3531 + 4 = 3535 = 35