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Lisa needs to make 2 times as many tunas as cheese sandwiches and 4 times as many ham as cheese sandwiches. If Lisa makes 56 sandwiches, how many of each of the 3 kinds will she make?

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  1. Let c represent the cheese sandwiches.

    c + 2c + 4c = 56
    7c = 56
    c = 8

    Lisa makes 8 cheese sandwiches.

    I'm sure you can figure out how many tuna and ham sandwiches she made.

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