# Amber coaches soccer and volleyball. She coaches both sports for a total of 7 hours each day. The soccer practice lasts 1 hour more than twice as long as the volleyball practice?

Jun 8, 2018

Soccer practice is $4$ hours long and volleyball practice is $3$ hours long.

#### Explanation:

Let

• Volleyball $= 2 x$
• Soccer $= 1 + 2 x$

Then

$7 = \left(1 + 2 x\right) + 2 x$
$7 = 1 + 4 x$
$6 = 4 x$
$\frac{3}{2} = x$
$1.5 = x$

So

• Volleyball $= 2 \cdot 1.5$
• Soccer $= 1 + 2 \cdot 1.5$