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The aquarium has 6 fewer yellow fish than green fish. 40 percent of the fish are yellow. How many green fish are in the aquarium? Show your work.

 Aug 7, 2020
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40%  of total is yellow and yellow  is  equal to   green fish - 6            (yellow = green -6)

 

.4  (green + yellow) =  green - 6

.4 (green + green - 6) = green - 6

.8 green - 2.4 = green - 6

3.6 = .2 green

green = 18                                   yellow = 12  

 Aug 7, 2020

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