# Three friends had 29 sports cards in all. Joel has 5 more sports cards than Apeli. Devon has twice as many sports cards as Apeli. Find the number of sports cards Apeli has. Show all the steps you used to find your answer.

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Add all the x's. There are 4. So 4x+5=29.

Do the backward method.

29-5=24, 24÷4=6

x=6

Apeli has 6 cards. Joel has 11 cards and Devon has 12 cards.