Iman, I think you are overthinking this.

g + 2g = 2400

3g = 2400

g = 800

If there are two times as many white, then there are 2g = 1600 white.

Or, 3500 - 1100 - 800 = 1600

Iman K.

asked • 11/09/16A bag contains 3500 Green, White and Gold coloured balls. There are 1100 Green balls There are 2 times as many White than Gold.How many White balls are there? How would you work this out please? I have already found out how many white and gold balls there are combined but am struggling to find the answer to the next step.

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Iman, I think you are overthinking this.

g + 2g = 2400

3g = 2400

g = 800

If there are two times as many white, then there are 2g = 1600 white.

Or, 3500 - 1100 - 800 = 1600

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