i) Pick a variable for the number of gallons in a keg.

ii) In terms of this variable, write an expression for the amount remaining in the first keg after removing thirty-seven gallons.

iii) In terms of the variable in (i), write an expression for the amount remaining in the second keg after removing seven gallons.

iv) In terms of the expression in (iii), write an expression for "seven times" the amount remaining in this second keg.

v) In terms of the expressions in (ii) and (iv), write an equation for "the quantity remaining in the first keg" is (equals) "seven times the quantity remaining in the second keg".

vi) Solve the equation for the value of the variable chosen in (i).

If you get stuck, please reply showing how far you have gotten. Thank you.

Eliz.