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Mike had 1/6 as many marshmallows as Julian. When Julian gave half of his marshmallows to Mike, he then had 9 fewer marshmallows than his friend. How many marshmallows did Julian have at first?

 Apr 6, 2021
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M = 1/6 J    or    J = 6M

and

M + 1/2J = 1/2J + 9

     M = 9           then J = 6M = 54

 Apr 6, 2021

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