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if jay eats 1/3 of jelly beans and jack 1/4 of the jelly bean leveing bill with 10 jelly bean how many were there to start with

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    Let x = original jelly beans.

    x - 1/3x - 1/4x = 10

    This is assuming that Jack did NOT eat 1/4 of what remained after Jay ate 1/3.

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    60

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