# SOLUTION: The aquarium has a variety of fish in the 9,000 gallon tank. In the first tank there are 5 more Moorish Idol fish than there are Mandarin fish. The sum of fish in the tank is 53. H

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Evaluation Word Problems Question 610445: The aquarium has a variety of fish in the 9,000 gallon tank. In the first tank there are 5 more Moorish Idol fish than there are Mandarin fish. The sum of fish in the tank is 53. How many Mandarin fish are there? Moorish Idol fish?Answer by flame8855(424)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!M=Ma +5 M+MA= 53 2Ma= 48 Ma = 24 M = 29