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Writing Equations from Word Problems

1) Describe the pattern and find the next two letters: G, B, W, R, ?, ?.
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2) Challenge. Ten times the sum of 30 and 15 is the same as the sum of a number and 12. What is the number?

Thanks and please explain.

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1) G is the 7th alphabet, B is the 2nd letter, W is the 23rd letter, and R is the 18th letter.
Then G - 5 = B (7-5 = 2)
B - 5 = W, (2 - 5 = ...

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Word problems are solved.

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