math problem ?

Mark and Don are planning to sell each of their marble collections at a garage sale. If Don has 8 more than 2 times the number of marbles Mark has, how many does each boy have to sell if the total number of marbles is 68

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  • Jim
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    Let Mark have x

    x + (2x +8) = 68

    3x = 60

    x = 20 for Mark

    (2*20) + 8= 48 for Don

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