Posted by **Joe Joe** on Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at 5:13pm.

There are 36 buttons in a jar. There are 3 times as many red buttons as white buttons.

How many white buttons are there?

How many red buttons are there?

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**bobpursley**, Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at 5:15pm
R+W=36

R+3R=36

R=9, W= you figure it.

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**Joe Joe**, Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at 5:29pm
36-9=27

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**martavion**, Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 12:04am
number of buttons on your shirt 4 have 9,3 has 5 and 2 has 7 how many more have 2 buttons than 3

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