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Wednesday, April 13, 2011

ACS Primary 2010 SA1 Math Paper 2 Q6

At first, Matthew has twice as many soccer cards as Ivan. Each of them then bought the same number of cards. As a result, both of the now have 160 cards in total. If Matthew now has 30 more cards than Ivan, find the number of cards each of them bought.


bought + bought ----- 160 - 30 - 30 - 30 = 70
bought ----- 70 divided by 2 = 35

Answer: 35 soccer cards

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