# math

Tom and Max have 72 football cards.Tom has 2 more than 4 times as many cards as Max has. How many football cards does Tom have?

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1. Tom = T
Max = M
T + M = 72
T = 4M + 2
Substitute
1(4M + 2) + M = 72
4M + M + 2 = 72
5M + 2 = 72
5M = 70
M = 14

T = 4M + 2
T = 4(14) + 2
T = 58

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2. Tom has 58 cards

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