Maths
posted by RS .
Stephanie had 24 more stickers than Jolene. Stephanie gave half of her stickers to Jolene. Jolene in return gave half of what she had to Stephanie. In the end, Stephanie had 40 more stickers than Jolene. How many stickers did Stephanie have in the end?

at the start:
Joline  x stickers
Steph  x+24
Steph gave 1/2 of hers to Joline
Joline now has  x + (x+24)/2= (3x+24)/2
Step now has  (x+24)/2
now joline give half of what she has to Steph
Joline now has  (3x+24)/4
Steph now has  (x+24)/2 + (3x+24)/4 = (5x+72)/4
now Step has 40 more than Joline
(5x+72)/4 = (3x+24)/4+ 40
times 4
5x + 72 = 3x + 24 + 160
2x = 112
x = 56
at the end Steph has (5x+72)/4 or (5(56)+72)/4 or 88 stickers
let's check this:
at the start:
Joline had x or 56 stickers
Steph had x+24 or 80
steph gave half of hers or 40 to Joline, so
Joline now has 96
Steph has 40
finally joline gives half or 48 to steph
so Joline has 48 and
Steph has 40+48 = 88
YEAHHH 
THANKS FOR U R HELP
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

math
Daniel gave 4/5 of his stickers to Javier. Javierâ€™s collection of stickers increased to 64. If Javier had 28 stickers in the beginning, how many stickers did Daniel have in the beinging? 
math !!!! :O
Daniel gave 4/5 of his stickers to Javier. Javierâ€™s collection of stickers increased to 64. If Javier had 28 stickers in the beginning, how many stickers did Daniel have in the beginning? 
math
deshawn and Luke had an equal number of stickers. After deshawn used 26 stickers and Luke lost 38 stickers. deshawn had twice as many stickers as Luke. how many stickers did each of them have in the beginning ? 
math
meg has 20 pet stickers to go on a page 1/4of them are dog stickers 1/2of them are cat stickers the rest are rabbit stickers how many rabbit stickers does she have? 
math
The ratio of A's stickers to B's stickers was 3:4. After A bought another 18 stickers and B lost 10 stickers, the ratio became 3:2. Find the number of stickers both of them had at first. 
Maths
Tina and Gopal had some stickers in the ratio 2:3. Gopal gave half of his stickers away and the ratio became 4:3. If Gopal had given away 21 stickers, how many stickers did each person have at first? 
Math
Deshawn and Luke had an equal number of stickers. After Deshawn used 26 stickers and Luke lost 38 stickers,Deshawn had twice as many stickers as Luke. How many stickers did each of them have? 
Math
Jacky and Rudy had the same number of stickers. After receiving 72 stickers from Rudy, Jacky had 3x as many stickers as her. How many stickers did they have altogether? 
Math grade 6, Fractions
Daniel gave 4/5 of his stickers to perry.Perry's collection of stickers increased to 64.If Perry had 28 stickers at first,how many stickers had Daniel at first? 
Math
Sharon, tracy and Rachel collected a total of 283 stickers. At first, sharon had 1/8 as many stickers as Tracy. When rachel gave 25 of her stickers to sharon, sharon had 1/4 as many stickers as tracy. How many stickers did rachel collect …