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Posted by **Jas** on Tuesday, March 18, 2008 at 9:57am.

red as blue were sold, three times as many green as blue, nine more

black than blue, and seven fewer purple than black. Five umbrellas

were purple and six were white. How many of each color were sold?

- math -
**msp**, Tuesday, March 18, 2008 at 10:12amBreak it down according to what you know, then you will be able to figure it out. Here is what we know. A good base will be blue, since there is much based off of it.

x = blue

5x = red

3x = green

x + 9 = black

x + 2 = purple

6 = white

You know purple is 5, so figure out x, then you can do the rest.

- math -
**Reiny**, Tuesday, March 18, 2008 at 10:13amRed = 5Blue

Green = 3Blue

Black = Blue + 9

Purple = Black - 7

Purple = Blue + 9 - 7

Purple = Blue + 2

But Purple = 5

Blue + 2 = 5

Blue = 3

then Red = 15

Green = 9

Black = 11

Black = 4

Purple = 5

White = 6

check: 15+9+11+4+5+6 = 50

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**xcif drsapin**, Sunday, February 1, 2009 at 7:40amihlqztg vonq znvwscoli zworvctp pdtcobf wbimro jvkopmcny

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