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red15

  • 3 years ago

The Junior High band sold candy for a fund-raiser. The profit from the candy sale was $180. The girls sold three times as much candy as the boys. How much of the total profit did the boys provide?

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  1. abp2u
    • 3 years ago
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    Boys sold $45 Girls sold $135 b + g = 180 3b = g b + 3b = 180 b=45 I checked by subtracting 45 from 180 which equals 135. When you multiply 45 * 3 you get 135. Verifying the girls made 3 times as much as the boys.

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