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The ratio of the number of marbles Kaden, Adam, and John gave away was 2:4:9. The number of marbles Kaden have away was 2 fewer than the number of marbles he had left. Adam had 1/2 as many marbles left as John. Kaden had 1/2 as many marbles left as Adam. They had a total of 56 marbles left. How many marbles did John give away?

 May 28, 2021
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The ratio of the number of marbles Kaden, Adam, and John gave away was 2:4:9. The number of marbles Kaden gave away was 2 fewer than the number of marbles he had left. Adam had 1/2 as many marbles left as John. Kaden had 1/2 as many marbles left as Adam. They had a total of 56 marbles left. How many marbles did John give away?

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John gave away 27 marbles!

 

All marbles that are given away    6 + 12 + 27 = 45

 

All marbles left     8 + 16 + 32 = 56

 May 28, 2021

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