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a midwestern music competition awarded 32 ribbons. the number of blue ribbons awarded was 3 less than the number of white ribbons. the number of red ribbons was 2 more than the number of white ribbons. how many of each kind of ribbon was awarded?

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    make a let statement
    letx=white ribbons
    letx-3= blue ribbons
    letx+2=red ribbons

    x+x+2+x-3=32
    solve

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