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Homework Help: math

Posted by kaykay on Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 4:40pm.

The ratio of the number of postcards john had to the number of postcards Zachary ha d was 4:9. Zachary had 45 more postcards than John. After giving some postcards to John, Zachary had 6/7 as many postcards as John.

(A) How many postcards did Zachary have in the beginning?

(B) How many postcards did Zachary give to John?

Is there a way to figure this out without using formulas?

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