Posted by **kattie** on Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at 1:38am.

he made 3 times as many swans as cranes.he made 5 times more cranes than dragons.in all, he made 25 origami figures. how many of each did he make ?

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**Damon**, Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at 4:57am
s = 3 c

c = 5 d

s + c + d = 25

3c + c + c/5 = 25

4.2 c = 25

c = 25/4.2 etc

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**Henry**, Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at 5:06pm
Katty, please check your Jan 3 Posts.

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**Henry**, Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at 5:37pm
Dragons = X,

Cranes = (X + 5X),

Swans = 3(X + 5X).

X + (X + 5X) + 3(X + 5X) = 25,

X + 6X + 18X = 25,

25X = 25,

X = 25/ 25 = 1 Dragon.

Cranes = 1 + 5*1 = 6.

Swans = 3(1 + 5*1) = 3*6 = 18

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