Posted by **Britney** on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 8:40pm.

While playing marbles, your first opponent won half your marbles plus 4 marbles. You lost half of what was left plus 3 marbles to your second opponent, You lost half of what was then left plus 2 more to the third opponent and your fourth opponent won your only remaining marble. How many marbles did you have to begin with?

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