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Shells at the Shore
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image with 3 buckets of 10 shells each and 4 loose shells image with 2 buckets of 10 shells each and 3 loose shells

image with 3 buckets of 10 shells each and 0 loose shells image with 2 buckets of 10 shells each and 1 loose shell

Jan, Kate, Mike, and Sam have lots of shells and many pails. They put groups of 10 shells in each pail.

  • Kate has 2 pails and 3 more shells left over.

  • Sam has 1 more pail than Kate, but no shells left over.

  • Jan has 4 more shells than Sam.

  • Kate has 2 more shells than Mike.
How many shells does each have?


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