There is a total of 20 quarters stacked in four piles. The first pile has 3 fewer than the second pile. The second pile has 2 more than the third pile. The fourth pile has twice as many as the second pile. How many quarters are in the fourth pile?

Jmaster10 Sep 5, 2020

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p1 = p2-3

p2

p3 = p2-2

p4 = 2 p2 This is all given in the Question

p2-3 + p2 + p2-2 + 2p2 = 20

5 p2 = 25

p2 = 5

then p4 = 10

ElectricPavlov Sep 5, 2020