# Question #0efd8

##### 1 Answer

They have 56 sweets altogether.

#### Explanation:

Let :

n= the number of sweets Nurul has

s= the number of sweets Sam has

r= the number of sweets Rebecca has

From the problem, we can say the

Similarly, we can also say the

Substitute and solve for s:

Now use

Finally, find the number of sweets Rebecca has. Rebecca has a 6:3 ratio in sweets compared to Sam. 6:3 simplified is 2:1 so Rebcca has 2 times as many sweets as Sam.

So, the total number of sweets is all the sweets of every person combined or in other words:

Total number of sweets= n+s+r

They have 56 sweets altogether. I hope this helps!