# Sally and Marta had the same number of postcards. After Sally sold 18 of her postcards, Marta had 4 times as mow postcards as Sally. How many postcards did each girl have to begin with?

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Nov 13, 2015

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Nov 13, 2015

Each girl had 24 postcards.

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Let the number of postcards with Sally and Marta be

After selling 18 postcards Sally had

Then Marta will have 4 times of Sally.

4(

Subtracting

Adding 72 on both sides

Dividing both sides by 3

Hence each girl had 24 postcards in the beginning.