# Jerod started the night with $5 in his pocket and earns an average of $2 per pizza delivery in tips. Henry earns an average of $3 per pizza delivery in tips. How many deliveries must they both make in order to have the same amount of money?

##### 1 Answer

**They must each make 5 deliveries in order to have the same amount of money.**

#### Explanation:

Let's let

We know that Jared starts with

Henry makes

To find the number of deliveries they must both make to have the same amount of money, we make the two expressions equal to each other and solve for

To solve for

or

Therefore, **they must each make 5 deliveries in order to have the same amount of money.**

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