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find the worlds production of nickel in a year when russia and new caledonia together produced 1/3 of it,canada 1/6 of it,and australia 1/9 of it, and the rest of the world 420,000 tons.

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    find the worlds production of nickel in a year when russia and new caledonia together produced 1/3 of it,canada 1/6 of it,and australia 1/9 of it, and the rest of the world 420,000 tons.

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    Let x = world production

    1/3 x + 1/6 x +1/9 x = x - 420,000

    Solve for x.

    I hope this helps.

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