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david and joseph have a total of 328 marbles. Mathew and david have 176 marbles. joseph has 5 times as many as Mathew. how many marbles does david have?

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math - Reiny, Sunday, March 31, 2013 at 3:10pm

d + j = 328

m+d = 176

j = 5m

put j = 5m into the first to find d
then put d into the second to find m
Now you know everybody's marbles

math - shohanur, Sunday, March 31, 2013 at 3:32pm
I don't get it

What part don't you get?

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the put j=5m.... part

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Joseph has 5 times as many as Mathew

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