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Posted by **jen** on Saturday, July 6, 2013 at 10:38am.

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**Reiny**, Saturday, July 6, 2013 at 4:16pmlet the number of peanuts be x

Phil took 1/3 of those, leaving 2x/3

Joy took 1/4 of those leaving (3/4)(2x/3) or x/2

Brent took 1/2 of those, leaving (1/2)(x/2) = x/4

Preston took 10 , finally giving us

x/4 - 10 = 71

x/4 = 81

x = 324

There were 324 peanuts

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