please i need help:
matt has total of 18 pens and penciles in his backpack. he has 8 more pens than penciles. how many pens he have?
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He has 5 pens.
If he has 8 more pencils than pens, you can subract the 8 from the total, leaving you with ten. Then, you use logic, and divide by two, which gives you five, for five pencils.
5 pencils and 13 pens
Last edited by futureprof; Sep 9th 2009 at 05:24 PM.
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