Author HenderWender in Mathematics, 08.19.2018

Ned weighs 1.5 times as much as Jill and Tom weighs 15 kilograms more than Jill. How much does each individual weigh if their weight is 190 kilograms?

Answered by taskmasters

In order to solve this word
problem this will be identified in an algebraic expression between the given
numbers and values.
Given are:
Let,
N = 1.5 x Jill
J = Jill
T = Jill + 15 kilograms
Solution is:
1.  N + J + T = 190
kilograms2.  1.5J + J + (J +
15) = 1903.  3.5J + 15 = 1904.  3.5J =190 – 15    5.  3.5J = 1756.  J = 175/3.5 = 50Therefore Jill weighs 50 kilograms,

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