# Anne, Ryan and Joel collect empty cans for recycling. They collect a total of 1,925 cans. Anne collects half as many as Ryan. Joel collects twice as many cans as Ryan. How many cans does Joel collect?

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by tcbtabi

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2014-12-03T19:30:42+05:30
Solution :
Total number of empty cans = 1925
Let Ryan collects x cans .
therefore , Anne collects x/2 cans.
Joel collects 2x cans .
we know that ,
Cans collected by Ryan + Cans Collected by Anne + Cans collected by Joel =total number of empty cans.
=> x + x/2 + 2x = 1925
=>  3x + x/2 = 1925
=>  ( 2*3x + x )/2 = 1925
=>  6x + x = 2*1925
=> 7x = 3850
=>  x = 3850/7
=>  x= 550

Hence cans Collected by Ryan = x= 550
Cans collected by Anne = x/2 =
550/2 = 275
Cans collected by Joel = 2x =
2*550 = 1100

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Let no of cans collected by Ryan be x
Let number of can collected by Ryan be x
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2014-12-03T21:02:29+05:30
Let the coins collected by Ryan = x
therefore, coins collected by Anne = 1/2 x = 0.5 x
and coins collected by Joel = 2x
According to the question:
x + 0.5 x + 2 x = 1925
=> x = 550
Cans collected by jole = 550 * 2 = 1100