Fractions (Pri5)/ Fractions Admiralty Primary School / Homework (2018) $\mathrm{The}\mathrm{number}\mathrm{of}\mathrm{rubber}\mathrm{bands}\mathrm{Jessie}\mathrm{has}\mathrm{is}2/7\mathrm{that}\mathrm{of}\mathrm{Henry}.\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\mathrm{If}\mathrm{Henry}\mathrm{has}30\mathrm{more}\mathrm{rubber}\mathrm{bands}\mathrm{than}\mathrm{Jessie},\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\mathrm{how}\mathrm{many}\mathrm{rubber}\mathrm{bands}\mathrm{do}\mathrm{they}\mathrm{both}\mathrm{have}\mathrm{altogether}?$





$\mathrm{By}\mathrm{Algebra}(\mathrm{as}\mathrm{requested}\mathrm{by}\mathrm{Anuja}:)\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}J=\frac{2}{7}H\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}HJ=30\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}H\frac{2}{7}H=30\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\frac{5}{7}H=30\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}H=42\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}J=\frac{2}{7}\times 42=12\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\mathrm{Total}=42+12=54\left(\mathrm{ans}\right)$ 



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$\mathrm{thanks}a\mathrm{lot}\mathrm{Mei}m.\mathrm{can}\mathrm{you}\mathrm{or}\mathrm{anyone}\mathrm{pls}\mathrm{help}\mathrm{me}\mathrm{with}\mathrm{an}\mathrm{algebric}\mathrm{linear}\mathrm{equation}\mathrm{for}\mathrm{the}\mathrm{same}\mathrm{question}.$ 



$\mathrm{Refer}\mathrm{to}\mathrm{diagram}:\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}5U=30\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}U=30\xf75=6\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\mathrm{Total}\mathrm{together}=9U\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=9\times 6=54\left(\mathrm{ans}\right)$ 


