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Maggie baked some pies and muffins. The number of pies was

of
7/11
the number of muffins. Maggie gave away 6 pies and 14 muffins. In
the end, the number of ples left was equal to the number of muffins left.
How many pies and muffins did Maggie bake altogether?

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  1. p = (7/11) m
    p - 6 = m - 14
    so
    (7/11) m - 6 = m - 14
    m - (7/11) m = 14-6 = 8
    4 m/11 = 8
    m/11 = 2
    m = 22
    p = (7/11) m = 14
    check
    14 - 6 ?=? 22 - 14
    8 = 8 sure enough

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