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Cars in a Lot - Algebra Solution

In a car lot 9 out of every 16 cars are used cars. Of the used cars, 2 out of every 3 are less than five years old. If the number of used cars less than five years old is 24, what is the total number of cars in the lot?

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Let the total number of cars in the lot be x

therefore number of used cars = ...

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