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# Pat has 4 teapots more than Judi, but 3 teapots fewer than Rudy. If Pa

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19 Feb 2019, 23:21
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Pat has 4 teapots more than Judi, but 3 teapots fewer than Rudy. If Pat has y teapots, which of the following is an expression for the total number of teapots that Judi and Rudy have?

A. 2y − 7
B. 2y − 1
C. 2y + 9
D. y + 7
E. y + 9

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19 Feb 2019, 23:58
Pat = y
Judi = y-4
Rudy = y+3

Judi +Rudy = (y-4) + (y+3) = 2y-1
Ans : (B)
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Re: Pat has 4 teapots more than Judi, but 3 teapots fewer than Rudy. If Pa  [#permalink]

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20 Feb 2019, 01:27
Bunuel wrote:
Pat has 4 teapots more than Judi, but 3 teapots fewer than Rudy. If Pat has y teapots, which of the following is an expression for the total number of teapots that Judi and Rudy have?

A. 2y − 7
B. 2y − 1
C. 2y + 9
D. y + 7
E. y + 9

given
y=j+4
and y = r-3
so
j=y-4 and r= y+3
so j+r
2y-1
IMO B
Re: Pat has 4 teapots more than Judi, but 3 teapots fewer than Rudy. If Pa   [#permalink] 20 Feb 2019, 01:27
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