Posted by John on Thursday, December 1, 2011 at 2:03am.
In a flower box there are nine red flowers and six white flowers. There are three times as many yellow flowers as white ones. How many flowers are there in all?

Math  drwls, Thursday, December 1, 2011 at 4:57am
There are three colors, red, yellow and white. Call their numbers R, Y and W.
R = 9
W = 6
Y = 3W = 18
Total number of flowers = 9 + 6 + 18 = 33
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