## Aseem and Stana are building model cars. Stana’s car is 5 less than 2 times the length of Aseem’s car. The sum of the lengths of both cars i

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Aseem and Stana are building model cars. Stana’s car is 5 less than 2 times the length of Aseem’s car. The sum of the lengths of both cars is 20 inches. Write an equation to determine the lengths of Aseem’s and Stana’s cars.

2x − 5 + x = 20

5 − 2x + x = 20

2x − 5 = 20

5 − 2x = 20

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Answer:

2x − 5 + x = 20

Step-by-step explanation:

Let Aseem’s car length be x

Then, length of Stana’s car is:

2x – 5

Sum of lengths:

2x – 5 + x = 20