# math

a bag has 57 blue and green marbles. there are 13 more blue marbles than green marbles. How many blue and green marbles are in the bag

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1. green marbles --- x
blue marbles ---- 57-x

57-x - x = 13
-2x = -44
x = 22

so 22 green and 35 blues

check:
do they add up to 57 ? YES
are there 13 more blue than green ? YES

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posted by Reiny

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