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A mule and a donkey were carrying some sacks. The mule says to the donkey: “If you give me one of your sacks, I will have as many as you.” The donkey responds: “If you give me one of your sacks, I will have twice as many as you.” How many sacks did they each have?

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A mule and a donkey were carrying some sacks. The mule says to the donkey: “If you give me one of your sacks, I will have as many as you.” The donkey responds: “If you give me one of your sacks, I will have twice as many as you.” How many sacks did they each have?

mule: 5 sacks

donkey: 7 sacks

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A mule and a donkey were carrying some sacks. The mule says to the donkey: “If you give me one of your sacks, I will have as many as you.” The donkey responds: “If you give me one of your sacks, I will have twice as many as you.” How many sacks did they each have?

The mule has 5 sacks and the donkey 7.

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mule: 5 sacks

donkey: 7 sacks

If the mule carry X sacks and the donky Y sacks than:

X-1=Y+1

2(Y-1)=X+1 than:

X=5,Y=7

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A mule and a donkey were carrying some sacks. The mule says to the donkey: “If you give me one of your sacks, I will have as many as you.” The donkey responds: “If you give me one of your sacks, I will have twice as many as you.” How many sacks did they each have?

Mule has 5

Donkey has 7

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it could be Mule=2 and Donkey=3 if the mule meant, "..as many as you do now."

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