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David has 120 stamps. He gave 36 stamps to Maria and some to Alice. After that he had 5/8 of the stamps left. How many stamps did he give to Alice?

My answer is 9, am i right if not please tell me why and how you got your answer.

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    120 - 36 - x = (5/8)(120)
    84 - x = 75
    -x = 75-84
    -x = -9
    x = 9

    You are correct

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