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In a recent year, companies spent a total of $ 87.4 billion on newspaper, television, and radio ads. The total amount spent on television and radio...

In a recent​ year, companies spent a total of ​$87.4 billion on​ newspaper, television, and radio ads. The total amount spent on television and radio ads was only ​$3.0 billion more than the amount spent on newspaper ads alone. The amount spent on newspaper ads was​ $5.3 billion more than what was spent on television ads. How much was spent on each form of​ advertising? ​(​Hint: Let the variables represent numbers of billions of​ dollars.)


How much was spent on newspaper​ ads? ​


How much was spent on television​ ads? ​


How much was spent on radio​ ads? ​

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The amount spent on the newspaper ads was $42.2 billion .... View the full answer

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Therefore, newspapers spending is 42.15 billion.... View the full answer

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  • Its a correct one and there is no mistake. Anything else you need?
    • RTHAKUR
    • Apr 02, 2018 at 7:52pm

1) $43.7 million spent on newspaper ads 2)... View the full answer

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  • should be: $43.7 billion on newspaper, $38.4 billion on television, and $8.3 billion on radio
    • rdinglasan
    • Apr 02, 2018 at 8:17pm
  • sorry, 2t + 13.6 = 87.4 --> subtract both sides by 13.6, 2t = 73.8 --> divide both sides by 2, t = 36.9; n = 5.3 + 36.9, n = 42.2; r = 3 + 42.2 - 36.9, r = 8.3
    • rdinglasan
    • Apr 03, 2018 at 12:41am

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