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After Khalil gave Benjamin 3/5 of the rocks in his collection, Benjamin had 70 rocks. If Benjamin had 25 rocks in the beginning, how many rocks did Khalil have in the beginning?

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  1. 70 - 25 = 45

    (3/5)x = 45

    x = 45 / (3/5)

    x = 45 * (5/3)

    x = 225/3 = 75

  2. My answer, that I got, was 225.

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