Fatimah and Hairu enjoy Congkak game part 24 (Math Question)

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You can read the posting on Fatimah and Hairu play Congkak to know about Congkak game.

Lower primary school mathematics question LPQ74

Fatimah has 410marbles in three different colours to use in the Congkak game. There are 3 times as many blue marbles than green marbles. There are total 42 red marbles. How many blue marbles are there?

Solution:

There are total 42 red marbles

The number of blue marbles plus green marbles = 410 – 42 = 368

Draw the Math Model

Per the model

4 units = 368

1 unit = 368 ÷ 4 = 92

The number of blue marbles = 3 × 92 = 276