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Librandi775
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In one baseball season Peter hit twice the difference of the number of home runs Alice hit and 6. Altogether they hit 18 home runs. How many home runs did each player hit thag season?

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Let a be the number of home runs hit by Alice. Then the number of home runs hit by Peter is given by 2(a - 6). Now we can write the equation: a + 2(a - 6) = 18 Now you need to solve this equation to find the value of a (the number of home runs hit by Alice).

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