Posted by **Rose** on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at 11:30pm.

Have a sack of jelly beans-5 different colors-half are red 1/6 green 1/6 yellow 1/12 blue 6 black-how many of each color and how many in all

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**PsyDAG**, Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at 10:55am
Let x = total number

x - 1/2x - 1/6x - 1/6x - 1/12x = 6

Solve for x and then the fractions.

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**PsyDAG**, Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at 10:56am
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