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Sweatybeard the Pirate

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Puzzle ID:#3961
Fun:*** (2.22)
Difficulty:*** (2.21)
Category:Math
Submitted By:mad-adeAhu***
Corrected By:boodler

 

 

 



Sweatybeard the pirate was counting his latest haul of treasure which consisted of rings, necklaces and earrings. There are 26 items altogether. He has 2 and a half times as many rings as necklaces and the number of pairs of earrings is 4 less than the number of rings.
How many earring does Sweatybeard have?

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Answer

12 earrings (6 pairs)
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