Alina A.

asked • 07/14/18# I eat a third of a chocolate .there are 16 left now .How much were there in the box at the start ??

Plz answer me

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## 1 Expert Answer

Emilee F. answered • 07/23/18

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If you ate 1/3 of the box, 2/3 are left.

Let x equal the original number.

If 2/3x = 16

Then 2x = 48

And x = 12

And x = 12

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