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In a school, there are 4 more students in Class A than in

Class B, and 4 more students in Class B than in Class C. As

a reward for good behavior, a teacher decides to give out some sweets. Every student in class C got 5 more sweets

than every student in Class B, and every student in Class B got 3 more sweets than every student in Class A. As it turns

out, Class A got 10 more sweets than Class B, and Class B

got 14 more sweets than Class C. How many sweets were

given out in all?

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi Agnishom;

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**bob bundy****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi Agnishom

I'm getting

Bob

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You all are correct but how to solve it?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**bob bundy****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi Agnishom,

Bob

*Last edited by bob bundy (2013-03-13 04:38:46)*

Children are not defined by school ...........The Fonz

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi Agnishom;

Just a bunch of linear equations. Not too difficult to do.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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