Find Total Hours For Robert

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    nycmathguy

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    Peter worked three times as many hours as Robert. Together they worked 72 hours. Show how you would find the number of hours Robert worked.

    Peter = 3x

    Robert = x

    3x + x = 72

    4x = 72

    x = 72/4

    x = 18

    Robert worked 18 hours.
     
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    correct
     
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    I better get this stuff right or else give up on math, honestly.
     
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