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How many silver marbles does Paul have?

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Peter, Paul and Mary have between them 282 marbles. Though of the three friends, it is Peter who has the most marbles, he is the one with the fewest silver marbles, just the square root of the number of all his marbles. On the other hand, Mary, who has the fewest marbles, is the one with the largest number of silver marbles, precisely one seventh of her marbles. How many silver marbles does Paul have?

posted May 8, 2017 by anonymous

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Paul has 11 silver marbles.
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Mary = 12 / 84
Paul = 11 / 98
Peter = 10 / 100

answer May 8, 2017 by Jcm



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