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If a blue box has 5 times as many marbles as a red box and the blue box has 24 more marbles than the red box how many marbles are in each box?

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    If the number of marbles in the red box are x, then those in the blue box would be 5x.

    5x - x = 24

    Solve for x, then 5 x.

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