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a Midwestern music competition awarded 28 ribbons. The number of blue ribbons awarded was 1 less then the number of white ribbons. The number of red ribbons was 2 more then the number of white ribbons. How many of each kind of ribbons was awarded?

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  1. w - 1 = b

    r = w + 2

    r + w + b = 28

    (w+2)+ w + (w-1) = 28

    Solve for w, then r and b.

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  2. 98

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  3. Two minor league baseball players got a total of 356

    hits. Washington had 20

    more hits than Sanchez. Find the number of hits for each player.

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