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Kara has a thousand marbles. Kara's brother and his 9 friends steal 5 marbles each. Kara's brother gets caught and gives his marbles back. How many marbles does Kara have now?

Is it 1,060?

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  1. No. Please try again. Remember the problem doesn't say that the brother's nine friends gave back the marbles they stole.

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    posted by Ms. Sue
  2. 1000marbles = 10 people taking 5 each= 950 but since he gives back 5 the answer is 955

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    posted by mb
  3. So it is 955. I am sure. I see what I did wrong.

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