Posted by **nathan ** on Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 5:14pm.

Not sure what to do here?

Naomi has 50 red beads and white beads. The number of red beads is 1 more than 6 times the number of white beads.

How many red beads does Naomi have?

- math 4th grade -
**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 5:18pm
Let w = white beads. Solve for w and then find the number of red beads.

w + 6w + 1 = 50

7w = 50 - 1

7w = 49

w = 49 / 7

w = 7

She has 7 white beads.

7 * 6 = 42 red beads

Check:

7 + 1 + 42 = 50

- math 4th grade -
**angie ezcobar**, Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 5:57pm
w+6w+1=50

7w=50-1

7w=49

w=49/7

w=7

she has 7 white beans

7*6=42red beans

check

7+1+42=50

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- math - Naomi has 50 red beads and white beads. The number of red beads is 1 more...
- math - Naomi has 50 red beans and white beads.the number of red beads is 1 more ...
- algebra - Naomi has 50 red beads and white beads. The number of red beads is 1 ...
- math - Naomi has 50 red beads and white beads together the # of red beads is 1 ...
- math - Tom has a total of 95 beads. He has 20 more red beads than blue beads. He...
- math 3rd grade - Sam is making a necklace she uses 2 red beads, then 1 yellow ...
- math - Jordan is making a beaded necklace, 2/3 of the beads she uses are red and...
- Math - Ivan has 5 times as may blue beads as red beads he has 49 red and blue ...
- Math - Kira has 16 red beads, and she has 8 fewer yellow beads than red beads. ...
- statistics - a pouch contains 97 green beads 72 red beads and 7 yellow beads. ...

More Related Questions