math
posted by Tim .
Shirley and Amy painted faces at the fair for an hr. sixteen children had their faces painted. Shirley was able to paint 3 times as many faces as Amy. How many faces did each girl paint?

Let x = the number faces that Amy painted.
x + 3x = 16
4x = 16
x = 4
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

math
faces of alarge cube are painted 864 are painted on one face what is the length edge of large cube how many are unpainted how many are painted on two faces and three faces See my response to your previous question. Use that information … 
math
A cube with edges of length 2 centimeters is buildt from centimeter cubes. If you paint the faces of this cube and then break it into centimeter cubes, how many cubes wil be painted on three faces? 
Math
Mrs. Jones had some white paint and some green paint, and a bunch of wooden cubes. Her class decided to paint the cubes by making each face either solid white or green. Juan painted his cube with all 6 faces white  Julie painted her … 
math PLEASE HELP ME
Mrs. Jones had some white paint and some green paint, and a bunch of wooden cubes. Her class decided to paint the cubes by making each face either solid white or green. Juan painted his cube with all 6 faces white  Julie painted her … 
problem of the week
Imagine one large cube made of 1000 white centimeter cubes. Suppose the outside of the large cube was painted black. How many of the small white cubes would have the following? 
maths
A 3 cm cube is painted on all its faces.It is then cut into 1 cm cubes.How many cubes will have paint on exactly 2 faces? 
MATH
A 3 CM CUBE IS PAINTED ON ALL ITS FACES.IT IS THE CUT INTO 1 CM CUBES .HOW MANY CUBES WILL HAVE PAINT ON EXACTLY FACES? 
math
A 3 cm cube is painted on all its faces.It is then cut into 1 cm cubes.How many cubes will have paint on exactly two faces ? 
math
A 3 cm cube is painted on all its faces.It is then cut into 1 cm cubes. How many cubes will have paint on exactly 2 faces ? 
Math
The face painting booth has 1/4 pint of paint. There are five students who want their faces painted. How much paint should we use for each child?