OpenStudy (anonymous):

A library contains 2000 books. There are 3times as many nonfiction books as fiction books. Would it be 2000=3•n ?

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

if n = fiction books than 3n = nonfiction books so , 2000 = n + 3n

5 years ago
OpenStudy (whpalmer4):

If F is the number of fiction books, there are 3*F non-fiction books. And together they add up to 2000.

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

Thats the Answer

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

the answer would NOT be 2000 = 3n

5 years ago
OpenStudy (whpalmer4):

F + 3F = 2000 4F = 2000 F = ?

5 years ago