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Victor grilled 21 burgers at a block party. He grilled the same number of pounds of turkey as hamburgers. Each turkey burger weighed 1/4 pound and each hamburger weighed 1/3 pound. How many of each did Victor grill?

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  1. (1/4)t = (1/3) h
    t + h = 21

    3 t = 4 h
    h = (21 - t)

    3 t = 4 (21-t)
    3 t = 84 - 4 t
    7 t = 84
    etc

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