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Mi’s sleeping bag weighs 8 pounds. Her backpack and sleeping bag together weigh 31 pounds. Determine whether her backpack alone weighs 25 or 23 pounds.

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1 of 2$\text{Let $x$ represent the weight of the backpack.}$

$\begin{align*} x+8&=31 && \text{Write an equation.} \\ x+8-8&=31-8 && \text{Add} \ -8 \ \text{both sides of the equation.} \\ x&\boxed{\color{#c34632}=23} \end{align*}$

$\text{Her backpack alone weighs $23$ pounds.}$

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