# For a field trip 4 students rode in cars and the rest filled nine buses. How many students were in each bus if 472 students were on the trip?

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#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

First, you start with the equation:

Since four students rode in cars, you want to eliminate this part of the problem to find how many students actually rode in the buses

So you would subtract

Finally, you would divide both sides by