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Mala

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Jan 9, 2022
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Angel and Kareem had some stickers. Angel had 5 times as many stickers as Kareem. After Angel gave 36 stickers to Kareem, both of them had an equal number of stickers. How many stickers did they both have altogether
 

skeeter

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Mar 1, 2012
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Angel had 5 times as many stickers as Kareem

$a = 5k$

Angel gave 36 stickers to Kareem, both of them had an equal number of stickers.

$a-36 = k+36$

solve the system of equations