Word Problem Wednesday: Marbles

By | Added Jan 18, 2017

Image: Joe Mabel [GFDL or CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

We're feeling a bit nostalgic on this Word Problem Wednesday and celebrating one of our favorite classic toys! Try answering our word problem about marbles—we'll update with the solution tomorrow.

Laura K has 6 less than three times the number of marbles that Laura P has. Laura P has 2 more than half as many marbles as Laura W. If Laura W has 12 marbles, then how many marbles does Laura K have?