# How many pencils and how many jars do I have?

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I have some pencils and some jars.
If I put 4 pencils into each jar, I will have one jar left over.
If I put 3 pencils into each jar, I will have one pencil left over.
How many pencils and how many jars do I have?

posted Jun 14, 2015

## 2 Solutions

16 Pencils
5 Jars

4 Pencils Each Jars and One Left
4*4 = 16 One Jar Left

3 Pencils each jar one Pencil left
3*5 = 15 + 1 Pencil

solution Jun 15, 2015 by anonymous
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16 penciles and 5 jars

solution Jun 15, 2015

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