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A writing workshop enrolls novelists and poets in a ratio of 5:3.  There are 24 people at the workshop.  How many novelists are there?  How many poets are there?  Write a system of equations to model each situation.  Solve by any method.

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ja73

There are 15 novelists and 9 artists. I did it in my head though, but I'll show what I did. 5+3=8 8x=24 X=3 3x5=15 novelists 3x3=9 artists

shortcake308

Novelists 5= 15 Poets 3= 9 Total 8= 24

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