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Mr. Caldwell buys 3 times as many basketballs as soccer ball, and 3 les that 4 times as many footballs as soccer balls. If he buys 37 balls all together, how many of each does he get?

This is a word problem that my teacher assigned, but I don't understand...

thank you.

• math -

Make equations from it.

3B=S
4F-3=S
B+S+F=37

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