# Math

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Jan, Mya, and Sara ran a total of 64 miles. Jan and Maya ran the same amount and Sara ran 8 less then Maya. How many miles did Sara run?

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x + x + x - 8 = 64

3x = 64 + 8

3x = 72

x = 24

24 - 8 = 16

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