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If 258 hamburgers and cheeseburgers were sold and the number of cheeseburgers sold was two times the amount of hambugerssold how many hamburgers were sold?
Is this right?
258 divided by 2 =129

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asked by nadine
  1. C=2H
    C+H=258

    no, it is not right.

  2. so it would be193 cheeseburgers right

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    posted by nadine
  3. 172 cheeseburgers
    86 hamburgers
    I divided 258 by 3 that gives me 86 (1/3 of the total) and 172 (86x2)
    1/3rd was hamburgers and 2/3rds cheeseburgers.

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    posted by E.G.

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