## James and Reggie both collect old coins. Together, they have a total of 60 coins. If James would agree to give 1/4 of his coins to Reggie, t

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James and Reggie both collect old coins. Together, they have a total of 60 coins. If James would agree to give 1/4 of his coins to Reggie, they would then have exactly the same number of coins. How many more cons does James have (compared to the number of coins Reggie has)?

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1 month 2021-10-22T09:26:51+00:00 1 Answer 0 views 0

James has 20 more coins than Reggie

Step-by-step explanation:

Given:

Total number of coins with James and Reggie = 60

If James would agree to give 1/4 of his coins to Reggie, they would then have exactly the same number of coins

To find: number of coins with James and Reggie

Solution:

Let x denote number of coins with James and y denote number of coins with Reggie.

According to question,

Put in

So,

number of coins with James = 40

number of coins with Reggie = 20

James has 20 more coins than Reggie