Posted by Dena on Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 7:53pm.
Leo has 8 more markers than colored pencils. He has a total of 32 markers and colored pencils. How many of each kind does he have?

Math  Ms. Sue, Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 8:04pm
Let x = colored pencils.
x + x + 8 = 32
2x = 32  8
2x = 24
x = 12