Solve please a problem On an apiary of 86 big and small beehives, and big beehives are 24 more, than small. In a big beehive there lives the family of 120 bees, and in small - from 85 bees. How many bees on an apiary?


X - quantity of small beehives on an apiary, then

X + 24 - quantity of big beehives on an apiary.

On a statement of the problem we work out the equation:

2X =62

X =31 the quantity of small beehives, then big is p>

X +:

31+24=55 - big beehives.

It is found the general quantity of bees on an apiary:

55x120 +31x85 =9235


: 9235 bees on an apiary.

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