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Question:

Enrique weighs 5 pounds more than twice Brendan’s weight. If their total weight is 225 pounds, how much does Enrique weigh?

A 152 pounds
Explaination

If E + B = 225, and E = 2B + 5, then 225 – B = 2B + 5. Solving for B, 3B = 220 and B = 73.3. 225 – 73.3 = 151.7.