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

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 5:18pmLet 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

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