# SOLUTION: The number of men attending Western Tech is 200 less than twice the number of women. The number of students at the school is 280. How man men attend? How many woman attend? I am

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Linear Equations And Systems Word Problems Question 483636: The number of men attending Western Tech is 200 less than twice the number of women. The number of students at the school is 280. How man men attend? How many woman attend? I am not sure how to come up with the correct Linear equation for this.. I tried the following x= the # of men 2X-200=280 The answer I get is 240 but that is not what they were looking for... Can you help?? Answer by nerdybill(6950)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The number of men attending Western Tech is 200 less than twice the number of women. The number of students at the school is 280. How man men attend? How many woman attend? . Let w = number of women then 2w-200 = number of men . w + 2w-200 = 280 3w-200 = 280 3w = 480 w = 160 (women) . Men: 2w-200 = 2(160)-200 = 320-200 = 120 (men)