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Gina & Amelia each have same number of pies. Gina eats four, leaving Amelia with three times as many as Gina has left...

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Gina and Amelia each have the same number of chocolate pies. Gina eats four of hers, leaving Amelia with three times as many as Gina has left. How many pies did they have between them to begin with?

posted May 9, 2019 by anonymous

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Each had 6 pies

x-4=x/3 => x=6

answer May 9, 2019 by Hanifa Mammadov
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Let X = number of pies . The same number for Gina and Amelia
If Gina eats 4 of hers pies, then, we can write the following equation:
( X - 4) x 3 = X, Then X = 6
Both girls have a total number of 12 chocolate pies

answer May 12, 2019 by anonymous

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