Page 163 # 31 Attendance A small college has 1250 students. There are 30 more women then men. How many women attend the college?
To do this problem, take your total number, 1250 and subtract the 30 more women. Then divide this number in half. This makes the sides even. then since their are 30 more women, add that 30 back. This gives you the total of women attending the college. The equation would look like this, W = 1/2(1250 - 30) +30