# Four friends share a box of pens.Each receive 3 pens.Write and solve the equation to find no.of pens in the box

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P=Pens

F=friends

NP=no. of pens

NP=P*F

NP=3*4

NP=12

..i think.?

F=friends

NP=no. of pens

NP=P*F

NP=3*4

NP=12

..i think.?

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Let x be the number of pens in the box

x/4 = 3

Use cross multiplication, and x = 12

Therefore, there were 12 pens in the box

x/4 = 3

Use cross multiplication, and x = 12

Therefore, there were 12 pens in the box