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anonymous
 one year ago
How do you setup the algebra equation for this?
Katie made some chocolate truffles. Katie gave ¼ of her truffles to Leanne. Then Katie gave ½ of the remaining truffles to Jeff. At that point Katie had 18 truffles left. How many chocolate truffles did Katie have at first?
anonymous
 one year ago
How do you setup the algebra equation for this? Katie made some chocolate truffles. Katie gave ¼ of her truffles to Leanne. Then Katie gave ½ of the remaining truffles to Jeff. At that point Katie had 18 truffles left. How many chocolate truffles did Katie have at first?

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[n X \frac{ 1 }{ 4 }X \frac{ 1 }{ 2 }= 18\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0This is the equation.All you need to do to find the number of original chocolates is to divide 18 firstly by a half and then by a quater (opposite of the multiplication)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It should equal 144 @Mr_Rick

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0n= amount of chocolates, you can actually put any letter to represent this
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