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Jane has twice as many books as Kate. If Jane gives 14 books to Kate, they will have the same number of books. How many books do they have altogether?

 Apr 5, 2020
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Jane has twice as many books as Kate. If Jane gives 14 books to Kate, they will have the same number of books. How many books do they have altogether?

 

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\(j=2k\\ j-14=k+14\\ 2k-14=k+14\\ \)

\(k=28\\ j=56\)

 

Jane has 56 books. Kate has 28 books.

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 Apr 5, 2020
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Jane has twice as many books as Kate. If Jane gives 14 books to Kate, they will have the same number of books. How many books do they have altogether? The answer to this is easy. Since Jane has 56 books and Kate has 28, you add 56 and 28 together; therefore, the answer is 84 books. Have fun RSM!laugh
 Apr 14, 2020

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