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Posted by **Janice** on Thursday, December 3, 2009 at 7:03pm.

- math 6 grade -
**Reiny**, Thursday, December 3, 2009 at 7:11pmlet second person have x shares

then first person has 60-x shares

after doubling-halving .....

second person has x/2

first person has 2(60-x)

then

x/2 = 2(60-x)

x = 4(60-x)

x = 240 - 4x

5x = 240

x = 48

so the first person has 12 shares and the second has 48

check: (1/2)48 = 2(12)

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