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Posted by **unknown** on Saturday, June 23, 2012 at 9:14am.

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**Reiny**, Saturday, June 23, 2012 at 10:14amlet the number of students be n

number of pencils = 8n+3

or

number of pencils = 3n + 188

8n + 3 = 3n + 188

5n = 185

n = 37

she has 37 students and 299 pencils

check:

8 pencils per student ---> 296 , 3 left over, ✔

3 pencils per student ---> 111 , 188 left over ✔

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