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The ratio of Cole's jellybeans to Blake's jellybeans was 7:2. After Cole ate 48 jellybeans, the ratio became 1:2. How many jellybeans did Cole have at first?

 Apr 19, 2021

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Cole=C
Blake=B

C=B*3.5

B*3.5-48=B*0.5

3.5B−48=0.5B

−48=0.5B−3.5B

−48=−3B
B=16

Blake had 16 jellybeans and Cole had 56 jellybeans

 Apr 19, 2021
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Cole=C
Blake=B

C=B*3.5

B*3.5-48=B*0.5

3.5B−48=0.5B

−48=0.5B−3.5B

−48=−3B
B=16

Blake had 16 jellybeans and Cole had 56 jellybeans

BananeroFresquero Apr 19, 2021
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Excellent, BF  !!!!

 

 

cool cool cool

CPhill  Apr 19, 2021

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