# math

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There are 36 buttons in a jar. There are 3 times as many red buttons as white buttons.

How many white buttons are there?
How many red buttons are there?

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R+W=36
R+3R=36
R=9, W= you figure it.

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36-9=27

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number of buttons on your shirt 4 have 9,3 has 5 and 2 has 7 how many more have 2 buttons than 3

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