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Rodney sold twice as many cars as Greg. In April, Rodney sold 5 fewer cars than he did in March, whereas Greg sold 3 more cars than he did in March. If they sold the same number of cars in April, how many cars did each sell in March?

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    Greg in march = x
    Rod in March = 2x

    Rod in April = 2x-5
    Greg in April = x + 3

    2x - 5 = x + 3
    x = 8
    2x = 16

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