Posted by Amanda on .
Kyle had 36 books in his locker. Some were library books, some were textbooks, and the rest were telephone books. The number of library books and telephone books combined equals 3 times the number of library books.How many of each type of book were in Kyle's locker?
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Jen,
You typed something wrong. Please fix your third sentences.

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Amanda,
oops. my bad. It should say The number of textbooks and telephone books combined equals 3 times the number of library books.

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Reiny,
This same question has appeared several times,
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http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1289253201