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2 April, 05:11

Tameka bought 50 cans of soda (cola, grape, and orange) to serve at a party. She has 8 more colas than grape sodas, and 3 less orange sodas than grape sodas. How many of each type of soda did Tameka buy?

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  1. 2 April, 06:36
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    Number of three types of soda's can bought by Tameka that is grapes, colas and oranges are 15, 23 and 12 respectively.

    Solution:

    Total numbers of sodas cans bought by Tameka = 50

    Three types of cans are colas, grape and orange.

    Let's assume number of grape cans = x

    Given that Tameka has 8 more colas can than grapes.

    So number of colas can = 8 + number of grapes can = 8 + x

    Also orange cans are 3 less than grape cans.

    So number of orange cans = number of grape cans - 3 = x - 3

    Total number of cans = number of grape cans + number of colas cans + number of orange cans

    = (x) + (8 + x) + (x - 3) = 3x + 5

    And Total number of cans is 50, it means

    3x + 5 = 50

    On solving above equation of one variable, we get

    3x = 50 - 5 = 45

    x = 15

    Number of grapes can = x = 15

    Number of colas can = 8 + x = 8 + 15 = 23

    Number of orange cans = x - 3 = 15 - 3 = 12

    Hence number of three types of soda's can bought by Tameka that is grapes, colas and oranges are 15, 23 and 12 respectively.
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