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Posted by **chrissy** on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 7:49pm.

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 8:48pmnumber of coins for Jim --- x

number of coins for Holly --- 4x/3

(1/2)(4x/3) = (1/3)x + 10

2x/3 = x/3 + 10

times 3

2x = x + 30

x = 30

Jim has 30 and Holly has 40

check:

does Holly have 1/3 more than Jim ? YES

what is 1/2 of Hollys ? 20

what is 1/3 of Jims ? 10

is 1/2 of Holly's 10 more than 1/3 of Jim's ? YES

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