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    pleae help me

    Canadian universities : there are 79 univerties in canada. the number in western canda is 5 more than number in eastern canada. The number in central canada is double the number in western canada. how many universities are there in each part of canada?


    this is a word preblem.

    please help me as soon as possible. i have a test tomorrow
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    Quote Originally Posted by nipun View Post
    Canadian universities : there are 79 univerties in canada. the number in western canda is 5 more than number in eastern canada. The number in central canada is double the number in western canada. how many universities are there in each part of canada?


    this is a word preblem.

    please help me as soon as possible.
    u = 79 = c + w + e

    w = e + 5

    79 = c + 2e + 5

    c = 2w = 2e + 10

    79 = 2e + 10 + 2e + 5 = 4e + 15

    4e = 64

    e = 16

    w = 21

    c = 42

    16 in east, 21 in west, 42 in central.
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