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Levinson’s Hardware has a number of bikes and tricycles for sale. There are 27 seats and 60 wheels all told. Determine how many bikes and tricycles there are in the store

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    If there were 27 bikes, then there are 6 wheels left over. So there must be 6 tricycles and 27-6=21 bicycles.

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    what do you mean there are 6 wheels left over?

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    If there were only 27 bikes,
    2*27=54
    then there will be 6 wheels left.
    Change each extra wheel together with a bike for a tricycle, you will get 6 tricycles and 21 bikes.

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    thanks i really appreciate it

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