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sally put red ,white,and blue handkerchiefs in a drawer. One-third of the hand kerchiefs were red ,one -fourth of the hamdkerchiefs were white and ten were blue. how many handkerchiefs of each color were there?

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  1. 1/3 +1/4 = 4/12 + 3/12 = 7/12
    so 5/12 = 10 are blue
    blue = 24 , got it ?

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