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On January 1, 1984 there were 548 more commercial television stations than educational stations in the United States. There were 831 commercial television stations. How many television stations were there in 1984?

I think the answer is 1114 stations. Is that correct?

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  1. yes

    831 commercial stations and
    283 educational stations

    is 831-283 = 548 ? YES
    is 831 + 283 = 1114 ?

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    posted by Reiny
  2. does the question mark mean you aren't sure, because I want to be sure and not get this wrong.

    Thanks

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    posted by Ace
  3. Will someone else BESIDES Rieny please help me?

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  4. Rieny are you SURE this is right. I'm going to put this down but I don't want to get it wrong, either!

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  5. was away from the computer, yes, you are right.

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