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John has some marbles. Sally has 5 more than twice as many as John. Ingrid has 4
times as many marbles as John. If the three friends have 96 marbles in all, how many
marbles does each person have? Write an algebraic equation (NO GUESS AND CHECK!)
and solve

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  1. s = 2j+5
    i = 4j
    s+j+i = 96

    Now solve, using your method of choice.

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    posted by Steve
  2. S= 35
    I= 60
    J= 15

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    posted by Cathy
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