After one child had lost half her marbles and the other had lost 20 they had an equal number.

8. Two children had 110 marbles between them. After one child had lost half her marbles and the other had lost 20 they had an dqual number. How many marbles did each child start with and how many did they finish with?

1st child=x

2nd child is=110-x

let's say 1/2 is 60

x=60

do we have the same answer? i'll try the other question.