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'bonnie has b stickers. first, bonnie gave away 1/6 of her stickers. Then Bonnie got 12 more stickers, and she has 47. Write an equation, involving B, the corresponds to this situation"

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    Bonnie has b stickers
    after giving away 1/6 of them she has 5/6b left.
    She then gets 12 more, now she has (5/6)b + 12

    (5/6)b + 12 = 47
    (5/6)b = 35
    b = 42

    check:
    she had 42, gave 1/6 or 7 away, leaving her with 35
    she then gets 12 more , resulting in 47

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