# SOLUTION: Peyton has 6 times as many pencils as paint brushes. He has a total of 63 pencils and paint brushes. How many does he have of each?

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 Question 250398: Peyton has 6 times as many pencils as paint brushes. He has a total of 63 pencils and paint brushes. How many does he have of each?Answer by drk(1908)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let A = paint brush and E = pencils. E = 6A A + E = 63 By substitution, we get a + 6A = 63 7A = 63 A = 9 E = 54 9 paint brushes and 54 pencils.