Lani B.

asked • 5d# A bag contains purple marbles and blue marbles, 82 in total. The number of purple marbles is 6 more than 3 times the number of blue marbles. How many purple marbles are there?

A bag contains purple marbles and blue marbles, 82 in total. The number of purple marbles is 6 more than 3 times the number of blue marbles. How many purple marbles are there?

could someone walk me through how to do this plz

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Patrick B. answered • 5d

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X + 3x+6 = 82

4x + 6 = 82

4x = 76

x = 19

19 blue

63 purple

Lani B.

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