Question:word problem is as follows : Vicky has twice as many shells as fossils in her collection. If she has 45 fossils and shells, how many fossils does she have?
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Updated 8/16/2014 8:31:19 PM
Edited by debnjerry [8/16/2014 8:31:19 PM]
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User: Question:word problem is as follows : Vicky has twice as many shells as fossils in her collection. If she has 45 fossils and shells, how many fossils does she have?

Weegy: Vicky has twice as many shells as fossils in her collection. If she has 45 fossils and shells, how many fossils does she have? 30 shells, 15 fossils.

User: Show me how you got the answer

Weegy: 2 shells = 1 fossil; 2f+f=3f=45; f=15, s=30.

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Updated 8/16/2014 8:31:19 PM
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Find mystery number. When you divide it by 5 or 6 the remained is 1. It is less than 40
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Updated 8/16/2014 8:32:40 PM
The number is 31.
31/5 = 6 remainder 1
31/6 = 5 remainder 1
Find mystery number. When you divide it by 5 or 6 the remained is 1. It is less than 40.
The number is 31.
31/5 = 6 remainder 1
31/6 = 5 remainder 1
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