Posted by **Miranda** on Tuesday, February 12, 2008 at 7:22pm.

Cathy and Judy bought some postcard packets.altogether there were 48 cards.Cathy bought three packets with 8 cards each.The packets Judy bought had 12 cardsin each.how many packets did Judy buy.

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, February 12, 2008 at 7:28pm
Cathy bought 24 cards. That leaves 24 cards for Judy. 24/12 = 2

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**drwls**, Tuesday, February 12, 2008 at 7:30pm
X = cards Cathy bought

Y = cards Judy bought

X + Y = 48

If Cathy only bought three packets of 8, X = 24

So that means Y = 24, and Cathy bought 24 also. How many packets of 12 is that?

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**Miranda**, Tuesday, February 12, 2008 at 8:11pm
Ceicl has a Mysterious Money Machine that will double any amount of money placed in it and add $5.00 to the doubled amount.Yesterday,Cecil placed a certin amount the box,got a new amount of money,and placed the new amount back in the box.then he had $51.00.How much money did he first place in the Mysterious Money Machine?

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**Guido**, Tuesday, February 12, 2008 at 8:52pm
To complete drwls' answer:

12 x 24 = 288 for Judy

Done!

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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 10:10am
a woman bought some large frames for 10$ each and some small frames for 7$ each at a closeout sale if she bought 14 frames for 110$ how many of each type did she buy

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