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Troy had 1/3 as many books to sell as John. The two friends decided to share the work evenly. To do that, John had to give 3 books to Troy. What was the total number of books the two friends had to sell?

 Apr 19, 2021

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T= 1/3J
J-3=1/3J+3
J=9

John had 9 books, Troy had 3 books and the total is 12 books

 Apr 19, 2021
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T= 1/3J
J-3=1/3J+3
J=9

John had 9 books, Troy had 3 books and the total is 12 books

BananeroFresquero Apr 19, 2021

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