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# At a pizza eating competition, Davonne ate four more than twice as many slices as the runner up. If Davonne ate 11 slices, then how many slices did the runner up eat?

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The total number of slices of pizza eaten by the runner up is 3.5 slicesHow to write and solve equationletx = number of slices of pizza eaten by the runner upDavonne ate four more than twice as many slices as the runner up.Number of pizza eaten by Davonne = 2x + 4Davonne = 11 slicesEquates2x + 4 = 11subtract 4 from both sides2x = 11 - 42x = 7divide both sides by 2x = 7/2x = 3.5 slicesTherefore, the number of slices of pizza eaten by the runner up is 3.5 slicesLearn more about equation: