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?
The amount spent on the newspaper ads was $42.2 billion .... View the full answer
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1) $43.7 million spent on newspaper ads 2)... View the full answer
- should be: $43.7 billion on newspaper, $38.4 billion on television, and $8.3 billion on radio
- 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
- Apr 03, 2018 at 12:41am