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Posted by lt on Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at 7:14pm.

A candy bowl contained 723 candies. Some of the candies were red and the rest were green. There were twice as many green candies as red candies. How many red candies were in the candy bowl? Write an equation to solve this problem.

Let x = the red candies. 2x + x = 723

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If 2 =241 then 2(241) +241=723

If x =241 then 2(241) +241=723

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