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Posted by **mariah** on Tuesday, May 26, 2009 at 9:39pm.

- 7th grade math -
**Elissa**, Tuesday, May 26, 2009 at 9:44pmuse guess and check, the answer is:

alan:69 bonnie: 21 and calvin: 63

- 7th grade math -
**mariah**, Tuesday, May 26, 2009 at 9:50pmhow did you get the answer

- 7th grade math -
**Elissa**, Tuesday, May 26, 2009 at 10:02pmOH, i'm sorry, i switched them around; it is calvin that gets 69, and alan that gets 63

but, here's how i did it

i started with a few guesses, but when i guessed alan having 63, i said okay, he has 3 times as much as bonnie, so i need to divide 69 by 3 and got 21, then it says that calvin gets 6 more than alan so, he has to have 69. to check, you add all of them together and get the total number of marbles of 153, so these numbers are correct.

I hope that explained it for you :-)

- 7th grade math -
**mariah**, Tuesday, May 26, 2009 at 10:05pmgot it thank you

- 7th grade math -
**Elissa**, Tuesday, May 26, 2009 at 10:07pmno problem, you don't happen to know the answer to my problem though, do you? it's labled 7th grade-math by Elissa on the current questions list

- 7th grade math -
**kristian**, Monday, November 14, 2011 at 6:00pmSolve the problem.

Bryce wrote a six-page essay for his English class. It took him 2.5 hours to write the essay. How many minutes did he average per page?

minutes

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