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a blue box have 5 times as many marbles as a red box. the blue box has 24 more marbles than a red box. how many marbles are in each bx?

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    number of marbles in red box --- x
    number of marbles in blue box -- 5x

    "the blue box has 24 more marbles than a red box" ---> 5x = x+24
    4x=24
    x=6

    red box has 6
    blue box has 30

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