problem solving question relating to algebra....

pwnage

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If anyone can help me on this, I would REALLY appreciate it!! [i do check up on this often]



There is an eerie glow in the clearing as the small, strange airships land. Tiny creatures begin climbing out of the airships. There are 2 kinds of creaties: purple creaties with 2 antennas, and blue creatures with 1 large antenna. Altogether there are 23 creatures with 35 antennas.

How many purple and blue creatures have invaded our town?



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Denis

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p = purple, b = blue

creatures: p + b = 23
antennas: 2p +b = 35

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pwnage said:
There is an eerie glow in the clearing as the small, strange airships land. Tiny creatures begin climbing out of the airships. There are 2 kinds of creaties: purple creaties with 2 antennas, and blue creatures with 1 large antenna. Altogether there are 23 creatures with 35 antennas.

How many purple and blue creatures have invaded our town?
Here's another threaad on this exercise: Jiskha Homework Help. :wink:

Eliz.
 
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