Posted by **angela** on Monday, September 28, 2009 at 5:24pm.

belle bought packages of beads for her project.ben bought twice as many packages as belle.micalla bought three times as many packages as belle.altogether,they bought 24 packages of beads.how many packages did each person buy?

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, September 28, 2009 at 5:27pm
Let x = the number of packages that Belle bought.

x + 2x + 3x = 24

6x = 24

x = 4

Bella bought 4 packages.

I'm sure you can figure out how many the others bought.

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**highen**, Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 6:47pm
belle got 4. ben got 8. micalla got 12

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**katie**, Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 7:43pm
I really need help on my homework :(

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