Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, November 24, 2011 at 6:41am.
At the Natural History museum Paula saw 5 times as many beetles as spiders. She saw 6 more spiders than caterpillars. If Paula saw 50 insects and spiders, how many of each kind did she see?

math  Anonymous, Thursday, November 24, 2011 at 6:48am
two house spiders caught 14 flies in theirrespective webs over a week's time. the larger spider caught 2 more flies than the smaller spider.

math  Lee, Thursday, November 24, 2011 at 9:52am
S+5s+s6=50
S+5s+s=56
7s=56
S=8
So Paula saw 8 spiders, 40 beetles, and 2 caterpillars
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