8. Erin has a number of pens. James has 4 times as many pens as Erin. Together they have 35 pens. How many does
Erin have?
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Answers

Answer:

Erin has 7 pens and James as 28 pens.

Step-by-step explanation:

Let e = the number of Erin’s pens

Let j = the number of James’ pens

e + j = 35 j = 4e

substitute in 4e for j in the first equation above.

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