Posted by **steve** on Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 11:23pm.

Tony is making flower arrangements. He is using 3 different kinds of flowers--roses, daisies, and tulips. Each arrangement will have the same number of each kind of flower. He figures that if he uses all the flowers, the greatest number of arrangements he can make is 7. He has 42 flowers in all, with more daisies than tulips, and more tulips than roses. How many of each kind of flower does Tony have?

- math -
**Steve**, Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 12:43am
42 flowers in 7 arrangements means 6 flowers per arrangement.

d > t

t > r

1+2+3 = 6

so, there must be 1 rose, 2 tulips, 3 daisies in each arrangement.

multiply by 7 for all the arrangements.

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- math - tony is making flower arrangements. he is using 3 different kinds of ...
- math - Ariel is making flower arrangements. He has 7 roses and 14 daisies. If ...
- Math - Mindy picked 4 times as many daisies as tulips for a flower bouquet. She ...
- math - mindy picked 4 times as many daisies as tulips for a flower bouduet. she ...
- Math - Mindy picked 4 times as many daisies as tulips for a flower bouquet.she ...
- algebra - Mindy picked 4 times as many daisies as tulips for a flower bouquet. ...
- middle school math - Andy paid $66 for 6 tulips and 18 roses. The next week,he ...
- METRO - Andy paid $66.00 for 6 tulips and 18 roses. The next week, he bought 4 ...
- pre algabra - how would i figure this out?? kaya has roses, lillies, tulips, ...
- math - 18 roses and 6 tulips coast $66. What is the unit price for each kind of ...

More Related Questions