Posted by **Katherine** on Thursday, March 31, 2011 at 5:02pm.

Daniel gave 4/5 of his stickers to Javier. Javier’s collection of stickers increased to 64. If Javier had 28 stickers in the beginning, how many stickers did Daniel have in the beinging?

can u please show the work and explain how u got it...so i could undersatnd thank you!!

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, March 31, 2011 at 5:08pm
Javier:

64 - 28 = 36

Daniel gave Javier 36 stickers.

Daniel:

4/5x = 36

x = 36 / (4/5)

x = 36 * (5/4)

x = 180/4

x = 45

Daniel started with 45.

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**Um**, Monday, November 16, 2015 at 10:15pm
If Daniel gives Javier 4/5 of his stickers and Javier's collection increases by 64, Daniel gave him 64 stickers.

If 4/5 of Daniel's original stickers is 64:

4/5= 64 stickers

64/4= 16 so 1/5= 16

16•5= 80 so 5/5= 80

Daniel had 80 stickers in the beginning.

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