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Natasha had 2356 beads, Lydia had 1176 beads and Munah hadn 1708 beads at first.After they each used an equal number of beads, Natasha had 3 times as many beads left as Lydia. How many beads did each of them use?

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  1. let number of beads used by each be x
    after use:
    Natasha had 2356-x
    Lydia had 1176-x

    2356-x = 3(1176-x)

    solve for x

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  2. 370.67

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  3. X=586

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