# algebra

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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

• algebra -

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

solve for x :

x + 3x+58=870

• algebra -

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

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