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# I have got seven ribbons. I purchased three packets of ribbons, each containing x number of ribbons. I currently have a total of 28 ribbons. Determine how many ribbons each packet contains.

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Solution

## The correct option is D 7Intial number of ribbons = 7 The number of ribbons in each packet is x The number of ribbons in three packets =3 ×x=3x Total number of ribbon = 28 ⇒ Intial number of ribbons + Number of ribbon in three packet = Total number of ribbon ⇒7+3x=28 Subtract 7 from both the sides ⇒7+3x−7=28−7 ⇒3x=21 Divide by 3 on the both sides ⇒3x3=213 ⇒x=7 Number of ribbon in each packet is 7.

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