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Last month, Mayfield Paper Company sold 58 more than 3 times as many reams of paper as Superior Paper Products. If the two companies sold a total of sold a total of 870 reams of paper, how many reams of paper did the Mayfield Paper Company sell? Please also include work. thanks
a+b = 870 a = 3b+58 By substitution (3b+58) +b = 870 4b = 870 -58 b = 203 a = 870 - 203 = 667
a is Mayfield paper co. b is superior paper