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Out of 42 kids in a class twice as many failed Ela as math,4 failed both. If 7 failed neither, find how many failed each subject.
Please help and show work it would be great thanks i really need help thanks

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    Number failed math is M
    number failed ELA is E


    E=2M
    42-E-M+4=7 Think on that first.
    42-2M-M=3
    3M=39
    M=13
    E=26

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