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last month mayfield paper comapny sold 58 more than 3 times as many reams of paper a superior comapany if the two companies sold a total of 870 reams of paper how many reams of paper did mayfield paper company sell

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    superior ---- x
    mayfield ---- 3x + 58

    solve for x :

    x + 3x+58=870

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    i understand how u got the 3x but not sure of the 1x

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