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There are 27 red or blue marbles in a bag. The number of red marble is 5 less than 3 times the number of blue marbles. How many red marbles are in the bag? How many blue marbles are in the bag

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x = red, y = blue x = 3y - 5 x + y = 27 x - 3y = -5 x + y = 27 -4y = -32 y = 8 x = 19 8 blue marbles

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