Algebra word problem

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The two largest oil spills together released 268 million gallons of oil into the oceans.  The smaller of the two released 68 million gallons less than the larger of the two.  How many million gallons did the larger one release?

Apr 28th, 2015

Two oil spills released 268 million gallons

The smaller of the two released (268/2-68 ) million gallons =66 million gallons

The larger one released (268-66) million gallons of oil

=202 million gallons of oil

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