Question 119755: Sam and Paul have 480 marbles between them. SAm arranges them in columns with 6 in each column, and paul arranges them with 9 in each column. The total number of columns is 72. Express the above information in the form of an algebraic expression. Answer by checkley71(8403) (Show Source):
You can put this solution on YOUR website! X+Y=72 OR X=72-Y
Y=16 ROWS FOR PAUL'S MARBLES.
72-16=56 ROWS FOR SAM'S MARBLES.