# Mrs. O'Neill has nine times as many markers as colored pencils. The total number of markers and colored pencils is 110. How many colored pencils does Miss O'Neal have?

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9x + 1x = 110 10 x = 110 x = 11 11 x 9 = 99 markers 11 x 1 = 11 colored pencils 99 + 11 = 110

She has 12 color pencils. I know because 12*9=108 and that is the closest you can get to 110

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