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Lily, Jane & Betty gave away 224 balloons at a carnival. Lily gave away 4 times as many balloons a Betty while Jane gave away half as many balloons as Lily. How many balloons did Jane give away?

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    Let x = Betty's balloons

    4x + x + 2x = 224

    7x = 224

    x = 32

    Lily: 128
    Jane: 64

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