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posted by Yorgelys .
If a blue box has 5 times as many marbles as a red box and the blue box has 24 more marbles than the red box how many marbles are in each box?

If the number of marbles in the red box are x, then those in the blue box would be 5x.
5x  x = 24
Solve for x, then 5 x.
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